German research rules the roast with low carbon BBQ tech

A new innovation is said to be able to reduce the amount of exhaust fumes generated by barbecues by 90%

Smart homes ‘could help halve carbon emissions and energy bills’

Researchers say the mass adoption of solar, battery storage, intelligent controls and other smart energy technologies in the home could unlock a range of significant positive impacts

EU Bank injects €1bn into innovative low carbon technologies

The funding will support breakthrough technologies in the fields of renewable energy, energy-intensive industries, energy storage and carbon capture

Global amount of e-waste generated up two million metric tonnes in 2019

Worryingly, researchers expect the global generation of electronic waste to grow to 74.7Mt by 2030

Rental battery storage project offers clean energy to poor off-grid communities in Sierra Leone

The pay-as-you-go batteries are powered up at solar charging stations before being delivered to customers, reducing energy costs by up to 75%

14 of the oddest things we’ve read about smart meters: Security, data, and privacy

In the second post in a series, Opus Energy look at those smart meter myths which prey on fears about data security and the right to privacy.

Navigation systems ‘don’t always suggest the CO2-friendliest route’

Almost one-third of the driving routes suggested by navigation systems lead to higher emissions journeys than necessary, according to a report

E.ON and thyssenkrupp bring hydrogen to the electric market

The venture will use a virtual power plant to pool around 600MW of power from electrolysis units in Germany and Britain

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Heating scheme to warm 250 UK homes with free low carbon heat pumps

The installations will be offered to homes which already have gas central heating and will be complemented by checks, energy tariffs and usage advice

Jaguar Land Rover launches ‘world’s first’ wireless charged taxis in Oslo

The vehicle manufacturer will help develop wireless, high-powered charging infrastructure in the Norwegian capital