Efficiency for Access Design Challenge

9 September 2019

Students from around the world have the opportunity to design affordable, energy-efficient appliances as part of a new Design Challenge.

Stemming the rising tide of e-waste

18 August 2019

The electronics industry thrives on the thrill of the new. But electronic waste from throwaway gadgets is a huge international issue.

Green innovations: what happened next?

10 July 2019

We’ve checked back in with five technologies we wrote about back a few years ago, to see what’s happening now.

Can your toilet generate electricity?

4 July 2019

The amount of water flushed down our toilets is considerable – in fact, it’s the second biggest use of water in the…

Smart meters: saving energy into the future

7 June 2019

Smart meters have been around for a while but to date only around 35% of UK homes already have a smart meter…

Future homes: housing over the next 20 years

25 April 2019

The change in energy use has changed the way we use our homes already - but what will this mean for our…

Apps to save energy (and money)

9 April 2019

There are many energy apps on the market worth exploring, from free downloads and simple designs to more complex systems controlling smart…

PocketWatt tool set to continue as Digi-Label project comes to an end

4 March 2019

We have been coordinating the Digi-Label project – a European project to improve consumer understanding of energy labels - for the past…

Smart meters: top quality service is the smart option

19 February 2019

Other than some practical information, what exactly should you be expecting when you get a smart meter installed?

How smart robots can save on heating bills

14 February 2019

Our studies show that you can save around £40 a year by installing traditional under-floor insulation to help keep your home warm.