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New trial aims to spot real-time levels of electrical surges in the network

SP Energy Networks have launched trials of the world’s only technology that can spot real-time levels of electrical surges in the network by using...

Bats inspire new invention to help prevent oil and gas pipe leaks

ENGINEERS have developed a new scanning technique inspired by the natural world that can detect corroding metals in oil and gas pipelines. By mimicking how...

RBS to increase lending to sustainable energy sector after £1.1bn securitisation of loans

RBS has struck a £1.1bn securitisation deal with Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions, which will allow the bank to recycle capital and increase lending...

Study examines everyday energy challenges of one of Scotland’s most disadvantaged areas

A NEW study led by the University of Stirling is seeking to understand the everyday energy difficulties caused by fuel poverty to one of...

Human waste used for sustainable food production in Sheffield research

RESEARCHERS at the University of Sheffield are working on solutions to ‘clean up’ sewage sludge, extracting toxic heavy metals to leave behind phosphate. This will...

£1.4m study maps carbon storage potential of UK offshore areas

A NEW study will identify the UK’s best sites and produce a road map for carbon storage to help the country reach its net...

Have your say on plans to create a zero waste Wales

The Welsh Government seeks views on its plans to make Wales the world’s top recycling nation and help us become 'a truly circular economy',...

Holiday flights already feeling the impact of climate change, new research says

AIRLINES could be forced to cut passenger numbers or fly to fewer destinations in future due to climate change, according to a new study...

Social media users take on friends’ eating habits, new research suggests

SOCIAL media users are more likely to eat fruit and veg – or snack on junk food – if they think their friends do...

Ofwat revokes Tor Water’s license

THE DECISION about the Devon firm comes after months of problems related to unpaid bills to three separate water companies: Bristol Water, Wessex Water...

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