Environment

factory workers
Design, Energy, Energy Saving, Engineering and Technology, Environment, Europe

The unexpected ways in which factories are saving energy

Whisky, the third largest industry in Scotland after energy and financial services, makes up around 70 per cent of the entire Scottish food and drink sector and is valued at £5bn a year. The whisky distilleries use a hierarchy of measures to cut their energy bills and earn additional income. Traditionally, distilleries have converted the waste grains (known as daff) from the malting process into pellets, a protein-rich cattle feed sold to local farmers.

Climate Change Ecology Environment Global Warming
Eniday, Environment, Fusion, Gas, Geoscience, Innovation, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, Motoring, Power Grid, Renewables

Saving the planet is like picking fruit

Saving the planet is a bit like picking fruit off a tree: it gets harder the farther up you climb…

Africa, Asia, Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Environment, Gas, Investment, Nuclear, Petroleum Review

How well are the Brics meeting carbon targets?

Limiting global warming is dependent on a rapid transition away from fossil fuels. This in turn requires technological advance in renewable energy and electricity storage, strong government commitment, stable and transparent regulatory frameworks, and a business environment attractive to investment. Subsequent to the 2015 Paris Agreement, countries have committed to […]

coal, Energy, Eniday, Environment, Investment

Banks ending funding in fossil fuels

For coal-producing countries like Poland, America, Germany and China, phasing out coal and transitioning to cleaner technologies bring fears of job losses and social consequences. However, recent experience belies that belief; the adoption of renewable energy has brought new jobs with better pay and conditions.

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Africa, Energy, Environment, Gas, National Grid, Nigeria, Power Grid, Renewables

Off-the-grid thinking to end Nigeria’s blackouts

Nigeria is one of Africa’s most developed, resource-rich countries and yet it has notably failed to provide its people with a reliable electricity supply. That is at last beginning to change. Five years after the privatisation of Nigeria’s power sector, even the most luxurious Lagos hotels still suffer daily blackouts. […]