Innovation
Innovation competition opens for smart heating and cooling

The Energy Systems Catapult is launching a new programme to help small and medium-sized enterprises improve and develop their technologies

Innovation
Shell announces winners of low carbon innovation challenge

Three start-ups have each received an award of £40,000 to help grow their business

Women in Innovation: Energy and sustainability entrepreneurs win funding

Innovate UK is celebrating International Women’s Day by recognising nine female entrepreneurs and supporting their business

Ofgem: Innovation should shape future energy market

Innovators say the current system of regulation, which includes industry codes, ‘is standing in the way’

EU commits €10bn for innovative low carbon tech

The first call for proposals is expected to be launched in 2020 and will run up until 2030

Parked cars
Tech giant innovation threatens established carmakers

Google, Intel, Tesla and Uber are increasingly pushing autonomous driving, connected cars and electrification

Scales of justice
Could low carbon tech pose risks as well as opportunities?

That’s according to new research by the University of Sussex and innovation hub Energy Systems Catapult

Plastic bottle in the ocean
Enough plastic produced each day to make 22 TRILLION water bottles

The National Geographic Society and Sky Ocean Ventures are offering new funding for innovators to solve this issue

Scotland announces new £10m wave of funding for tidal energy

It aims to help drive innovation and reduce the cost of electricity produced

Wood you believe it! Sustainable cartons hit the shelves

Finnish company Arla claims to be the first to deploy the sustainable packaging in supermarkets