Bill Gates-backed concentrated solar firm breaks commercial temperature records

Heliogen says its computer-enabled technology has reached temperatures greater than 1,000°C, enabling it to be used in the production of cement, steel and chemicals

Sunflower-influenced solar panels ‘could harvest 400% more energy’

Researchers have developed ‘SUNbots’, which feature innovative ‘stems’ able to point solar panels directly towards light sources

Optimal’s revolutionary EMMA AI energy management solution wins prestigious Wright Commission Award

Optimal Monitoring and its ground-breaking artificial intelligence energy management solution, EMMA AI, has won the Wright Commission Award as voted by the Retail Energy Forum.

Researchers develop porous polymer to trap carbon dioxide

Scientists say the material allows the greenhouse gas to be converted into polyurethane to make clothing, domestic appliances and packaging

Brexit uncertainty ‘is delaying hundreds of innovative energy projects’

Schneider Electric found almost a third of businesses say they have delayed projects in the last year as a result of political upheaval

Pulse shortlisted for two Energy Awards 2019

Pulse Business Energy are immensely proud to have been shortlisted for 2 awards at the Energy Awards 2019.

Ofgem ditches database of disengaged energy customers

The database was one of the recommendations made by the competition watchdog in 2016 following a two-year investigation of the retail energy market

Government urged to fund local energy trials at universities

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers says demonstration projects will encourage innovation as well as help universities in meeting their own decarbonisation targets

Engineering sector calls on government to develop clean energy technologies

It claims this, along with a range of other measures, is essential to helping secure the UK’s future economy and society

Guest Blog: Haydn Young – UK retailers put innovation in the spotlight

The Wright Commission is a competition highlighting new, exciting and innovative ideas in the energy management space