Rolls-Royce and Flanders Electric team up to reduce emissions from mining trucks

They plan to develop a hybrid retrofit solution for the trucks, which is expected to save fuel and cut carbon emissions by up to 30%

Government fires up ‘hydrogen revolution’

The Business and Energy Secretary has today set out the UK’s ‘first-ever’ Hydrogen Strategy that is forecast to unlock £4 billion investment by 2030

The Energy Impact of Mobile Phones

Often when we think about climate change, the main carbon emissions that we think of are made by heavy industrial industries like transportation, mining, and petroleum. Rarely do we consider the impact that computer technology has on the environment.

‘Delivering net zero will require massive expansion of mining’

New research suggests demand for raw materials and rare earth metals could surge by 500% in order to deliver the low carbon technologies needed to decarbonise

Tesla ditches Bitcoin as payment over climate concerns

However, the EV and tech giant said it intends to use the cryptocurrency for transactions as soon as mining transitions to more sustainable energy

IEA: ‘Critical minerals are crucial to achieving net zero’

A new report reveals the need for critical minerals could increase by as much as six times by 2040 and warns if action is not taken to guarantee supply, targets will be even harder to meet

Mining bitcoin ‘will become a key part of global clean energy future’

Financial services company Square says bitcoin miners can actually complement clean energy production and storage technologies, allowing electricity grids to deploy ‘substantially more renewable energy’

Chile gold mine gets some sunshine with solar power

The project is forecast to save approximately 104,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide over a ten-year period

Scientists develop device that uses bacteria to mine rocks on Mars and the Moon

Researchers found using microbes to recover metals and minerals could be possible in all gravity conditions

‘In early 2021 we will create diamonds out of thin air’

Dale Vince, Founder of the green energy provider Ecotricity spoke to ELN about the technology that promises to deliver the ‘world’s most eco-friendly’ diamonds