Monday, July 13, 2020

Clean water ponds can offer unprecedented gains for nature, study reveals

DIGGING ponds in the countryside can deliver unprecedented gains for nature, according to a study involving the University of York. The nine-year project found that...

2050 Water Innovation Strategy launched

THE UK’s first draft Water Innovation Strategy has been launched setting out a vision for change across the water sector. The plan has been published...

£40 million to kickstart next-gen nuclear technology

THE GOVERNMENT has announced £40 million of funding to unlock thousands of green jobs by developing the next generation of nuclear energy technology. Part of...

Most significant changes in UK air quality during lockdown have been in urban areas,...

THE LOCKDOWN led to a significant drop in some pollutants in the UK’s towns and cities, mainly as a result of less traffic, a...

Durham research for decarbonising heat receives over £4 million in funding

DURHAM University has won major funding for three new research projects to decarbonise heat which will significantly reduce UK greenhouse gas emissions. Researchers in Durham...

Wastewater sector sees world-first ammonia and phosphorus recovery process

A PARTNERSHIP between Yorkshire Water and CCm Technologies will see a new ammonia and phosphorus recovery process at one of its wastewater treatment works. The...

Views sought on Sizewell C nuclear power station permits

THE ENVIRONMENT Agency is seeking feedback from the community and national stakeholders on applications for three environmental permits required for operation of the proposed...

World’s first Green Finance Education Charter launched

THE GOVERNMENT, the Green Finance Institute, and 12 leading financial professional bodies have launched the first Green Finance Education Charter. The Charter was announced in...

Arenko and National Grid ESO announce initial stage completion in battery reserve trial

ARENKO Group, a leading battery software services provider to the global battery automation market, has announced the successful completion of the initial stage of...

Vehicle-to-grid trial reveals growth of households owning multiple EVs

MANY households with an electric vehicle already have a second EV or are considering getting one in the near future but this ‘clustering’ will...