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A Windy Future: Can Wind Power Lead our Clean Energy Revolution?

Bob Dylan famously claimed "the answer is blowin' in the wind". Does the same apply for our growing energy and environmental crisis?

Renewable Energy – Environmentally Friendly and Low Cost Energy from Inexhaustible Sources

Energy resources exist in different forms - some exist as stocks and are exhaustible, others exist as flows and are inexhaustible. The effects of climate change, and the impact that greenhouse gas emissions have on the atmosphere, are ushering in a reassessment of where our energy supply comes from and, more importantly, how sustainable it is.

Can Sodium Dethrone Lithium and Make Cleaner, Safer, Fairer Batteries?

Lithium-ion batteries are central to our modern technological lives. However, they come with environmental and human rights concerns. Can the more plentiful sodium take over?

Seawind: Twin-Bladed Offshore Turbines That Can Weather the Toughest Storms

Offshore wind has the potential to become a huge energy resource. But tapping into it comes with many issues. A new radical design to turbine looks to change this.

Thermoelectric Breakthrough Wants to Turn Hot Industrial Pipes into Power Generators

Flexible and efficient thermoelectric generators could be molded to a wide range of different heat emitting industrial processes.

Dutch Startup Replicates Hydropower on the Seafloor With Innovative Energy Storage System

A new approach to storing renewable energy looks to recreate the process of hydroelectric dams under the ocean.

Power to the People: How Can Civic Tech Help Create a Local Energy Revolution?

Civic technology helps communities put power into their own hands - quite literally. New open source technologies can provide powerful tools to those looking to set up local renewable energy grids.

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The Key to Sustainable Digitalisation? Data Centres Powered With Green Energy

A new study takes a look at the power consumption and CO2 emissions caused by the very backbone of the internet - data centres - and offers ideas on what we can do to ensure that this cornerstone of our digital lives is greener and kinder to the planet.