EU and China shake hands on low carbon city project

The European Union and China have signed an agreement to collaborate on a new low carbon city progaramme. Climate-KIC, the EU’s main climate innovation initiative will work with Tianjin, the fourth largest city in China, on projects that aim to boost sustainable growth, with plans for pilot projects on green building retrofit and ‘smart city’ […]

£125k boost for energy demand management ideas

A project aimed at innovative solutions for electricity demand management in the country has boosted the prize for its competition. Dynamic Demand Challenge – run by Nesta, Imperial College London and the National Physics Laboratory (NPL) – was initially offering £50,000 for entrepreneurs who can offer the best technology that demonstrates a shift in demand […]