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COLD WATER COULD HEAT 1 MILLION HOMES

At least 1 million homes and businesses across England could be tapping into clean renewable heat hidden in our waterways, a new online tool for communities has revealed. The innovative and interactive online map has revealed the secret energy in over 4,000 rivers, estuaries, canals and coastal sites across the country that together could provide…

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Institution responds to Germanwings 4U 9525 air disaster

Philippa Oldham, Head of Transport at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, said following yesterday’s Germanwings 4U 9525 air disaster in France: “Plane crashes can occur for various reasons – severe weather conditions, pilot error or mechanical failure. Early data suggests that the Germanwings flight 4U 9525 disaster could be the result of a combination of mechanical…

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Sustainability Live announces edie Innovation Zone finalists

21 to 23 April 2015 NEC Birmingham sustainabilitylive.com/innovation-zone-visitors Sustainability Live is delighted to announce the industry-changing technologies that will be on show in the edie Innovation Zone at the event next month (April 21-23 at the NEC, Birmingham). The edie Innovation Zone, supported by the Knowledge Transfer Network, is an exciting new feature at this…

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Opportunities for businesses to develop new power take-off technologies with Wave Energy Scotland

Businesses can now bid for a share of £7 million from Wave Energy Scotland (WES) as part of its long-term programme of support for commercialisation of the wave energy sector. With funding from the Scottish Government, WES is seeking innovative proposals for research and development of secondary energy conversion technology – known as power take-off (PTO) systems. Wave…

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