Global used clothing industry team up to ‘dispel myths’ about textile recycling

They are seeking to ‘set the record straight’ and strongly encourage the world to consume used clothing and textiles

New smart energy switching tech could save customers £875 on their bills

The brand says shoppers who failed to switch were missing out on collective potential savings of £328 million a year

Smart homes ‘could help halve carbon emissions and energy bills’

Researchers say the mass adoption of solar, battery storage, intelligent controls and other smart energy technologies in the home could unlock a range of significant positive impacts

Drax helps launch new smart meters to help businesses gain greater control over energy use

The energy giant is working with the Data Communications Company, smart meter manufacturer EDMI and software company Utiligroup to develop new smart meters for business customers

Smart EV charging ‘could have helped save £133m in power grid costs during pandemic lockdown’

That’s the suggestion from the Flexibility First Forum, which includes organisations from across the cleantech industry such as Kaluza, Octopus Energy, Centrica, E.ON, Moixa and the Solar Trade Association

Smart meter rollout’s cost/benefit ratio ‘was on ‘shaky ground even before coronavirus pandemic’

That’s the suggestion from Joel Stark, Managing Director at Stark, who spoke to ELN to discuss the effects of the pandemic on the programme…

Talking Energy: ‘The first step in decarbonisation is digitisation’

That’s according to Angus Flett, Chief Executive Officer of Smart DCC, who recently spoke to ELN Editor Sumit Bose

Could new smart meters save millions of litres of water from leaking?

Yorkshire Water thinks so – it is working with Itron to trial the new devices, which it believes could save up to 250,000 litres of water per burst pipe

Majority of consumers ‘like the idea of smart local energy systems’

That’s according to a new survey which explores how the public feel about homes and businesses generating and selling their own clean power

Nokia to smarten up Finnish power grid to better support renewables

The new smart grid is expected to seamlessly integrate distributed energy resources such as wind, solar and micro-generation using bioenergy