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Technology Breakthrough

Technology Breakthrough

Low cost, low energy LED light bulbs – scientists at Cambridge University have developed a new process to produce LED lighting for 10% of current costs.

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The case for carbon capture and storage

The case for carbon capture and storage

The Environment Agency is calling for the immediate development of carbon capture and storage for coal-fired power stations as part of a Green New Deal for the UK.

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Eco-Pads

Eco-Pads

The Energy Saving Trust’s take on MTV Cribs, with a spoof video called ‘Eco-Pads’, starring comedian Marcus Brigstocke showing off his big butt, his composter and his amazing water-saving device – the plug. Eco Pads’ is the first in a series of short celebrity films to be released over the summer.

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Kensa Heat Pumps

Kensa Heat Pumps

Kensa in Cornwall designs and manufactures small scale ground-source heat pumps for easy installation throughout the UK. The company has won the 2008 Ashden Award in the business category. The Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy reward innovation, excellence and achievement.

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7 year old super hero

7 year old super hero

Enchanted lands and fables. A project that will show you stories, pictures and films from some of the most fascinating places on Earth.

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Oil On Ice

Oil On Ice

Oil On Ice is a vivid and compelling film that connects the fate of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to decisions America makes about energy policy. Caught in the balance are the culture and livelihood of the Gwich’in people and the migratory wildlife in this most fragile of ecosystems.

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20% Renewable Energy by 2020

20% Renewable Energy by 2020

On Wednesday 23 January 2008, the European Commission proposed a number of measures making up the EU’s new energy and climate package. The aim is to fight climate change more effectively while boosting Europe’s energy security and competitiveness. This includes the obligation of obtaining 20% of its energy from renewable sources.

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Charging Ahead

Charging Ahead

A winner of the 2006 Ashden Awards. Rahimafrooz Batteries Limited (RBL) has played a central role in delivering the world’s most successful solar power programme.

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Global wind power set to double

Global wind power set to double

A new study by the independent Energy Watch Group says amid oil price instability wind is becoming an increasingly competitive and cost-secure technology.

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National Grid – moving to a low carbon environment

National Grid – moving to a low carbon environment

Steve Holliday, National Grid CEO, looks at what the UK utility company is doing to move its energy infrastructure towards a green, low carbon environment. In one case he points to the company’s smart grid pilots that will test new technology for a ‘smarter’ future aiding customers to conserve energy usage.

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