France’s VINCI to snap up ACS energy business in €4.9bn deal

The acquisition includes ACS’ renewables development platform, which consists of 4.4GW of developed projects over the last three years

Tiny tattoo is sweat-powered battery

Scientists have generated energy from small fake tattoos – by using sweat as a power source that could eventually charge a mobile phone. University of California San Diego researchers reported this week they have designed a sensor in temporary tattoo paper that can monitor a person’s progress during exercise and also produce power. The device […]

Davey “dismisses” corner shops’ energy concerns

A British trade body which represents local shops is outraged after Ed Davey appeared to “dismiss” its concerns about the predatory behaviour of energy suppliers towards its members. The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) which is the voice for 33,500 convenience retailers including some Spar, Costcutter and Budgens shops spoke out after the Energy Secretary […]