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A ‘farmers market’ for energy: new portal hopes to increase transparency
06 July, 2015 | by Heidi Vella
Cleantech startup Open Utility and renewable electricity supplier Good Energy are hoping to give customers ‘more democratic access to renewable energy’ with a new online portal. To find out...
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Europe’s largest battery creates a buzz in Bedfordshire 02 July, 2015 by Adam Leach Trials at the Smarter Network Storage facility, the largest electricity storage facility of its type in Europe, began last year with a view to assessing the giant battery over the next two...

Future Power Technology Magazine: Issue 64 01 July, 2015 In this issue: Modi’s mission for India’s nuclear future, towns and cities commit to 100% green energy, unlocking ocean power, solar efficiency, Russia as world nuclear technology titan, and more ...

Dutch courage: rational thought fuels emissions reduction 29 June, 2015 by Adam Leach In the eyes of tomorrow, the ruling of three Dutch judges that its own government's emissions target is illegal may well be seen as a 'landmark' and 'milestone' but today it is a...

The drive for 100% renewable energy 25 June, 2015 by Gary Peters In April, Vancouver, Canada, committed to run on 100% renewable energy, following other cities and towns that have made similar pledges, from Sydney, Australia, to the small Bavarian town...

Which nation will be first to help India meet its nuclear energy ambitions? 22 June, 2015 by Heidi Vella Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a mission to ramp up the country’s nuclear energy capacity, making deals with the US, Canada, Russia and France for support. Despite his efforts, ...

London’s electric vehicle revolution – ready at last? 15 June, 2015 by Gary Peters Is London on the cusp of an electric vehicle revolution? The announcement of a new car sharing scheme, to start early next year, and an overhaul of the city's charging points, does point in...

The US and China – united on energy? 10 June, 2015 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued $12.5m in funding towards the US-China Clean Energy Research Centre, an amount China will match, to address the water-related aspects of...

Future Power Technology Magazine: Issue 63 03 June, 2015 In this issue: The rapidly growing market for energy efficient home products, tidal lagoons, changing attitudes towards nuclear energy, battery storage, and more...

Startin' somethin' solar: Akon looks to light up Africa 03 June, 2015 Having achieved fame and fortune as a chart topping rap star in the US, Akon is now seeking to combine his profile with solar technology to broaden access to electricity by fronting a company...

IGCC: the future of coal power? 02 June, 2015 by Dr Gareth Evans As the call to abandon fossils fuels grows, the future for coal power has never been so uncertain. Integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) technology, however, might be the best shot...

The world’s longest-running electrical equipment companies 29 May, 2015 From Schneider to Fuji Electric, power-technology.com profiles the world’s longest-running electrical equipment...

Nuclear power – good for biodiversity? 28 May, 2015 by Elly Earls Seventy-five academics have called for a larger role for nuclear in the future energy mix, entreating environmentalists to put aside their idealism and think objectively. Elly Earls spoke to one...

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