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