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Forest carbon storage puzzles scientists

 Forests store carbon – but how effectively is unclear. Image by Manuel Meurisse on Unsplash This article first appeared in Climate News Network by Tim Radford How forest carbon storage affects climate change is a vital part of scientists’ calculations. But fresh uncertainties keep on sprouting. LONDON, 6 November, 2018 – Two new studies have just made one of the [...]

By | 2018-11-08T12:24:57+00:00 November 8th, 2018|External|Comments Off on Forest carbon storage puzzles scientists

Inspired Energy’s poor forward order book figures cause concern in some quarters

Inspired Energy Plc is a UK and Irish energy broker based in Kirkham, Lancashire in the north of England. It offers services to commercial, industrial and government organisations to handle their electricity and gas requirements. The services fall into two groups: energy procurement, concerned with negotiating electricity and gas contracts, and bureau services, involved with [...]

By | 2018-11-06T22:09:17+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Inspired Energy|Comments Off on Inspired Energy’s poor forward order book figures cause concern in some quarters

Renewable energy ousts diesel for islanders

Norway’s Froan Island – in urgent need of reliable energy. Image: By Carl Dons/NTNU UB, via Wikimedia Commons This article first appeared in Climate News Network.Net By Paul Brown Hydrogen power and renewable energy offer hope to islanders and others in remote communities who now have to rely on fossil fuels. Thanks to a project combining [...]

By | 2018-11-01T12:40:05+00:00 October 31st, 2018|External|Comments Off on Renewable energy ousts diesel for islanders

Weakened hurricanes may be wind farm bonus

Weakened hurricanes may be wind farm bonus Offshore wind farms can help to tame hurricanes. Image: By Oliver Mann on Unsplash This article first appeared in Climate News Network.Net By Alex Kirby US scientists have identified yet another wonder of that icon of renewable energy, the offshore wind farm: they may result in weakened hurricanes. Turbines in the right [...]

By | 2018-10-25T16:56:41+00:00 October 24th, 2018|External|Comments Off on Weakened hurricanes may be wind farm bonus

Eden Research’s Half Yearly Report for 2017/18 indicates the company is moving significantly closer to commerciality

Eden Research describes itself as a company that provides breakthrough biopesticides and natural microencapsulation technologies to the global agrochemicals, animal health and consumer products industries. The company has developed its first agrochemical product that was called 3AEY (now known as Mevalone) which is a fungicide which targets botrytis, a mould that causes diseases in grapes. [...]

By | 2018-10-25T09:10:40+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Eden Research Plc|Comments Off on Eden Research’s Half Yearly Report for 2017/18 indicates the company is moving significantly closer to commerciality

UK nuclear industry has a sinking feeling

This article first appeared in Climate News Network.Net A British nuclear-armed submarine: Sustained by the civilian industry. Image: By bodgerbrooks, via Wikimedia Commons By Paul Brown Officially the UK nuclear industry is going ahead with building a new generation of power stations. But it can’t find anyone to pay for them. The future of the UK [...]

By | 2018-10-19T08:17:50+00:00 October 18th, 2018|External|Comments Off on UK nuclear industry has a sinking feeling

Carnegie Clean Energy sells assets as losses balloon

When writing about ASX-listed Carnegie Clean Energy last February we reported that: “Just over a year ago at an AGM on 2 December 2016, Carnegie Wave Power (CWP) shareholders voted overwhelmingly to change the company name to Carnegie Clean Energy (CCE) in recognition of Carnegie’s broadening focus on clean energy.” What we didn’t say was [...]

By | 2018-10-17T08:57:54+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Carnegie Wave Energy Ltd|Comments Off on Carnegie Clean Energy sells assets as losses balloon

Is there finally a hope of a commercial future for OPT’s buoys

Predictably down-beat results from Ocean Power Technology (OPT) for the first quarter fiscal 2019 nonetheless contain encouraging reports of several new contracts. OPT is an American wave energy company which started commercial operations in 1994. It   was once quoted on London’s |AIM, but is now listed on Nasdaq. It says it aims to change the [...]

By | 2018-10-09T13:45:50+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Ocean Power Technologies|Comments Off on Is there finally a hope of a commercial future for OPT’s buoys

Biome Technologies claims an exceptional performance due to its radio frequency division

When we wrote about AIM-listed Biome Technologies recently it concerned a pre-close trading statement ahead of the interim results. We commented then that if there would be an award for companies based on the frequency of their trading updates and results releases, Biome would surely win it. In the past nineteen months there have been [...]

By | 2018-10-02T17:52:41+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Biome Technolgies|Comments Off on Biome Technologies claims an exceptional performance due to its radio frequency division

Wind and solar power can green the desert

 Saharan dunes in Niger: Wind and solar power could bring more rain. Image: By Jacques Taberlet, via Wikimedia Commons This Article first appeared in Climate News Network.Net September, 2018, by Tim Radford Cover enough ground with wind turbines and solar panels, and you change the local climate, green the desert and could even boost the Sahara’s [...]

By | 2018-09-27T10:31:03+00:00 September 26th, 2018|External|Comments Off on Wind and solar power can green the desert