Over £10 trillion could be saved if the world turned to renewables

A study carried out by the University of Oxford has concluded that if the world turned to renewable sources of energy, it could save £10.2 trillion. As gas...

Second hand solar panels

As the UK turns towards renewable energy generation to reach its net zero target by 2050, many people are looking at ways to run their homes on renewable...

Plant-based batteries

Most batteries are made from lithium-ions, which is not a very sustainable material to work with, as the graphite used usually comes from fossil fuels or it...

Transparent solar panels

In 2014, researchers at the Michigan State University began work to produce transparent solar panels that could be installed into buildings, including our...

Hornsea 2 – the world’s largest wind farm

On the 31st of August (2022), Ørsted, a Danish energy company, made their Hornsea 2 offshore wind project operational. The wind farm will produce enough...

Government funding in the Northeast boosts green industries

In order to improve the training for low carbon energy generation and electric vehicle jobs, the UK Government has given £2.4 million of funding to a number...

Yorkshire Water invests in 28 onsite solar projects

Water supply and treatment utility company, Yorkshire Water, is investing £25 million into solar projects at 28 of its sites and facilities. The move towards...

Europe’s droughts are the worst in 500 years

Europe has been hot by droughts that experts have warned are the worst the continent has seen in 500 years. Currently two thirds of Europe are facing severe...

Google’s US$5.75 billion sustainability bond

Google have always put themselves at the front of the sustainability movement, setting out targets, such as reaching net zero by 2030. The company also...

Estée Lauder’s new electric fleet

By 2030, cosmetics company, Estée Lauder has pledged to make its global corporate fleet entirely electric. The move is occurring due to the company joining...

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Transparent solar panels

Transparent solar panels

In 2014, researchers at the Michigan State University began work to produce transparent solar panels that could be installed into buildings, including our homes, that will produce renewable energy and will also be used as windows. This innovative technology, if...