Ten top sustainable innovations for 2020

5 August 2020

Energy Saving Trust looks at 10 innovations that may - or may not - change the way we interact with our world…

What is smart?

29 June 2020

Smart homes, smart watches, smart everything these days - but what is a smart appliance, and how will they affect our lives?

Innovative products that have caught our eye

18 March 2020

Technological innovation is at the heart of solutions to climate emergency, energy saving and environmental protection.

Ten innovative projects funded by the Green Economy Fund

12 March 2020

The Green Economy Fund has supported over 33 innovative projects across Scotland so far. We round up 10 of the latest.

How sustainable are drones?

25 February 2020

Drones – or unmanned aerial vehicles – offer a new way of seeing and interacting with the world we live in. But…

Balancing the grid with smart meters

4 February 2020

With UK renewables setting new supply records, balancing the national grid is a pressing issue with a simple solution – smart meters.

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.

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…