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Posted on Feb 19 2015 - 9:41am by John Peters
Comments Off on Launch of European Environmental Markets plc

–    Aims to become the world’s largest environmental commodities exchange platform –    Adrian Rimmer announced as Chief Executive Officer European Environmental Markets plc (“EEM”), a new environmental commodities exchange platform operator, has today announced its entrance to the market. EEM will provide businesses and financial institutions with efficient, credible trading...

Posted on Jan 30 2015 - 10:09am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on UK Industry Will Waste Half A Billion Pounds

Industry in Britain is set to waste half a billion pounds over the winter months as it emits 7.4 million tonnes of unnecessary C02, new research has shown today. Vickers Energy Group, who carried out the research, is calling for British businesses to make immediate operational changes to increase efficiency and reduce unnecessary carbon emissions during the cold winter months. The savings that could...

Posted on Jan 29 2015 - 10:18am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on These Jellyfish Aren’t Just Drifters

Jellyfish might look like mere drifters, but some of them have a remarkable ability to detect the direction of ocean currents and to swim strongly against them, according to new research into free-ranging barrel-jellyfish by two Swansea University academics. This new findings are being published in the Cell Press journal Current Biology in January. “Detecting ocean currents without fixed visual...

Posted on Jan 28 2015 - 10:34am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on The Carbon Trust to support inaugural National CSR Awards

With one week to go until the entry window closes for the inaugural National CSR Awards, The Carbon Trust has announced its support for this unique initiative. The Carbon Trust will join a growing number of sponsors, partners and supporters of this initiative including NatWest, Carillion, Global Action Plan, Ethical Performance and ECO Action Games. Myles McCarthy, Director of Implementation at the...

Posted on Jan 15 2015 - 10:04am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on Eco Glass Could Be Major Event Game Changer, says Liverpool stockist

A Liverpool business is leading the way in reducing environmental impact at major festivals by stocking a new oxygen biodegradable plastic glass. Catering and cleaning supplies firm ICS is one of the only stockists in the UK of the Plastico’s Flexy-Glass, which is made of 100% oxo-biodegradable material. ICS believes that the new glass – which can degrade anywhere in oxygen – is a game changer for festivals and other major events in terms of eco credibility. “The oxo-biodegradable glass really could change the environmental impact...

Posted on Nov 17 2014 - 9:17am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on £10 Million For Local Communities To Create Their Own Power Stations

The number of community owned renewable energy schemes in England is set to increase thanks to a £10 million fund unveiled today by Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey. The Urban Community Energy Fund will give community groups in England the opportunity to bid for grants of up to £20,000, or loans of up to £130,000 to help kick-start their projects. Community groups can reap the benefits...

Posted on Nov 11 2014 - 12:26pm by Sustainable News
Comments Off on More households can benefit from renewable heating

More social landlords and their tenants could soon be benefitting from renewable heating, helping them have warmer homes and lower bills. Changes to the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) mean that from Spring 2015 Registered Social Landlords will no longer be required to have a Green Deal Assessment in order to apply for the innovative RHI scheme. If social landlords already have Energy Performance Certificates for their properties, and these are less than two years old, they will be able to apply to the scheme without requiring...

Posted on Oct 24 2014 - 10:50am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on Community-friendly and eco-friendly estate agent services

Property Cat is proud to serve the Cardiff and South Wales Valleys with community-friendly and eco-friendly estate agent services. That means two things: First, all of the profits from Property Cat go back directly into eco projects, which benefit the communities, it serves. Second, the experienced team at Property Cat places a high value on acting in a way that is ethical and responsible toward the...

Posted on Oct 15 2014 - 7:30am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on DECC Appoints New Chief Scientific Advisor

Professor John Loughhead OBE FREng FTSE has been appointed DECC’s Chief Scientific Advisor, it has been announced today. Professor Loughhead is currently Executive Director at UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) and will bring his extensive experience in energy industrial research to make sure the best science and engineering advice underpins Government energy and climate change policy. Energy and...

Posted on Aug 19 2014 - 9:09am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on Announced DUE CARRARE MUNICIPALITY as Location for Fuel Cell Deployment

GEI Global’s Chairman and CEO, announced that company has received the final approval by the Mayor and City Council to locate the 5kW fuel cell power system within the city of DUE CARRARE, outside of Venice Italy. A pilot plant and technology showcase will provide over 6,000 kW-hr per month of combined heat and power (CHP) and will demonstrate clean, efficient, and environmentally friendly electric...