‘Flying drones and AI could replace weak link in maintenance – humans’

A new report suggests these technologies could dramatically speed up inspection of turbine blades and power transmission equipment

Sainsbury’s trials electric bike deliveries in London

The bikes have enough capacity to carry several customers’ orders at a time while producing zero emissions and no noise pollution

Aldi swims to the top of sustainable supermarket seafood

A new report suggests its seafood range is greener than that of other supermarkets such as M&S, Morrisons and Iceland

Pull yourself together! It’s curtains for air pollution

A home furnishings brand is looking into the possibility of using anti-pollution nanotechnology to make emissions-proof curtains

Government launches fund for smart energy systems

The fund’s first round will see recipients receive a share of £41.5 million

Around 250k UK homes ‘face £200 jump in energy prices’

This could happen as they are automatically switched onto more expensive ‘default’ tariffs

ABB deploys back-up batteries and microgrid down under

The system is supporting a gas-fired power plant supplying mining operations

More than 95% of the world’s population ‘breathe unsafe air daily’

A new report suggests poorest communities are most negatively affected by dangerous air quality

Fortum to install 10MW rooftop solar project in Finland

The panels will be spread across the rooftops of approximately 40 commercial buildings in Finland

OVO Energy unveils domestic vehicle-to-grid charger

The new technology aims to help facilitate the wide adoption of EVs and smart grids