Saturday, May 25, 2024

World Habitat Day 2020

Today marks the World Habitat Day, created by the United Nations. First celebrated in 1986, each annual observance has seen a new theme focused on...

DSR expert comments on National Grid ESO’s new frequency response service to ICON

Eamonn Bell, Head of Demand Side Response at Inspired Energy, writes to ICON about his observations following the launch of National Grid Electricity System...

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

Today is the second-ever United Nation's International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, and Inspired Energy's Public Services' Procurement Apprentice, Harry Fisher,...

Growing old ungracefully? Nigel Cornwall introduces his series on the 30-year-old GB electricity market

THE GB Electricity Market celebrated its 30th birthday earlier this month and ICON marked the occasion with a feature that shared a brief timeline...

World Bee Day 2021

Today is the fourth annual observance of the World Bee Day. The 20th of May celebration of bees was adopted by United Nations to...

How sustainable is the production of electric cars?

In this thought piece, Paul Preston takes a look at the sustainability of different elements relating to electric vehicle production. Paul is a freelance...

Sustainable Gastronomy Day 2021

Today is Sustainable Gastronomy Day, an annual United Nations' observance day dedicated to celebrating seasonal ingredients and producers as well as preserving wildlife and...

Holding Companies Accountable for Human Rights Risks Across the Globe: The Proposal of a...

In this thought piece, Dr. Johannes Weichbrodt and Teresa Gerhold from Mayer Brown tell ICON readers what the upcoming Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due...

The future of powerline inspection is automated, integrated and data-rich, Sharper Shape boss writes...

Petri Rauhakallio, VP Customer Operations of Sharper Shape, writes to ICON about the past, present and future of powerline inspection.     Tedious. If you ask electric...

The first decade: The Pool and its demise by Nigel Cornwall

IN this series of four features, Nigel Cornwall is taking us on a journey over the 30-year history of GB Electricity Market. Nigel Cornwall is...