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Last month, Energy Secretary Ed Davey announced the rollout of smart meters was to be delayed by the another year. David Green, Business Development Director, SmartReach, explains why he believes the delay is a sensible move that will increase confidence that the programme will actually deliver the anticipated benefits.
Consumer goods giant Unilever has launched an industry-first app that could help the fight against food waste.
Sony has become the latest major manufacturer to join O2’s campaign to rid the market of unnecessary mobile phone chargers.
A Scottish start-up, Linknode has created 3-D software that it claims could revolutionise the wind farm development industry and take the politics out of the equation.
Friends of the Earth is claiming victory in a major green supply chain probe that it says links manufacturers of smartphones with the destruction of tropical forests and coral.
A UK company that has developed an 'intelligent’ water control system is achieving massive savings for water companies around the world, but could be achieving more if water companies were better incentivised.
'Green’ rubbish bins that double as on-screen news services in the City of London have recycled over 100 tonnes of waste since launching a year ago.
The world’s leading independent conservation society, WWF, has partnered with mobile phone operator Digital Spring, to launch a mobile network that lets people generate funds for conservation every time they use their mobile phone.
Three green technology start-ups from the UK will take their businesses to India in February with Government support to explore trading opportunities in this fast-growing economy.
Shoreditch-based eco-friendly online transport marketplace Carbon Voyage has launched a free IT recycling initiative for companies in East London’s Tech City, the UK’s answer to California’s Silicon Valley.
Can games drive change for a sustainable world?Sophie Curtis toys with the future.
Peter Hopton, green IT entrepreneur and Iceotope founder, says the popular data centre efficiency metric PUE is being abused by marketeers, rendering hollow figures rather than useful efficiency measurements.
The legal requirement of companies to reduce their carbon emissions means green IT will grow three and half times faster than the current wider IT market over next eight years, according to a new study.
greentomatocars is to provide free Wi-Fi across its entire fleet of minicabs in preparation for London 2012.
Faced with a volatile energy market and a growing focus on sustainability, organisations are increasingly looking at more energy efficient strategies. However, their efforts are not helped by the Government’s draft Energy Bill, says Bimal Parmar, vice president of marketing at Faronics.