Radian won the UK Gold Award at the 2011 Ashden Awards. Nearly 44,000 people are living in more energy efficient homes as a result, and reaping the benefits every day in lower fuel bills and a better quality of life.
The issues of noise, health, visual impact and wildlife are debated with Vestas offering factual inputs and balanced perspectives.
An innovative look at the importance of fleet efficiency for helping the environment and saving money. The Power of Scale video demonstrates how small changes, at a large scale, can make a huge difference.
The world’s first eco car show opened at the Eden Project in the UK last week. Newconsumer.tv was there to cut through the hype, and discover which type of green motor we’re most likely to be driving in the future. You can find out more at the Sexy Green Car Show website. The exhibiton’s free for Eden Project ticket holders, and runs until 15th April.
Willis Renewable Energy Systems, Belfast won a 2010 Ashden Award. The Solasyphon is a plumbing innovation that speeds up and simplifies the retro-fitting of solar water heating in existing homes, saving the cost of buying a new water tank. 2,500 have been sold, with installations going ahead in many overseas markets as well as the UK.
Over half (58%) of 11-16 year olds have never recycled a battery. Of these, 38% didn’t know that they could be recycled. Find out how batteries are recycled with this film from European Recycling Platform.
Harnessing the power of the wind is what Ecotricity is all about! And now we’re taking our love of wind to a new level, with the fastest wind powered vehicle on Earth! The Greenbird will challenge all your preconceptions of wind powered travel – it’s simply an amazing machine powered only by nature. And not just on land… on ice too. It’s part aeroplane, part sailboat, part Formula One car…
Environmental technologies provide us with cleaner soils, water, and air and a more sane environment in which to live in. Project supported by the European Commission.
Deng Ltd, an established engineering company in Accra, has developed a viable and sustainable business model for the provision of solar-home-systems to rural areas where access to grid electricity is limited. They won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2007.
Children in Mali were given cameras to document their lives with photographer Giacomo Pirozzi as part of the UNICEF and Sony ‘EYE SEE’ initiative.