Half of NHS trusts charged up for a low carbon future

New figures have found that 51% of NHS trusts have installed EV charging infrastructure on their sites

Jeff Bezos-backed nuclear fusion firm to build first plant in the UK

Canada’s General Fusion has signed an agreement with the UK Atomic Energy Authority to develop and operate its fusion demonstration plant at the Culham Campus, home to the UK’s national fusion research programme

Could bacteria eat e-waste? Talk about grabbing a byte to eat…

Coventry University’s Professor of Bio-innovation and Enterprise, Sebastien Farnaud, has talked to ELN about a sustainable way to recover precious materials from e-waste using bacteria

US awards direct air capture projects with $12m

The projects are designed to increase the amount of carbon dioxide captured and cut operational costs of direct air carbon technology

Insects to turn food waste into animal feed

A new technology has been developed that turns food waste into insect protein for farmers to feed their livestock – all powered by AI

‘Try before you buy’ scheme for fleet EVs launches in Coventry

Businesses are offered a free trial of EVs for up to two months to illustrate the benefits of going electric

Tech projects secure £20m to drive EV innovation

Projects including a scheme designed to improve the experience of driving a second-hand EV and another to support charging in rural areas have secured a share of £20m government funding

Europe urged to ban landfilling wind turbine blades by 2025

The European wind industry has committed to reusing, recycling, or recovering 100% of decommissioned blades

Concrete plans to slash emissions from cement

Sulzer Chemtech and Blue Planet have developed a new technology they claim ‘more than offsets’ the carbon footprint of cement

Nuclear fusion power plant to receive ‘world’s most powerful’ magnet

The magnet is so powerful that could lift an aircraft carrier two metres into the air