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Why millennials will be the driving force behind renewables & green tech

In Clean Tech, Editor's Choice, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Green Technology, Greener Business, Innovation, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Renewables, Sustainability, Sustainable Development by Lucia Fontaina-PowellLeave a Comment

A survey carried out by Deloitte reveals that millennials’ concerns over the environment will push electric utility companies towards renewables and green technology.   According to Deloitte’s “Resources 2016 Study – Energy Management: Navigating the Headwinds”, a motivational trifecta of environmental sensitivity, practicality and affordability is driving residential consumers and businesses to find ways to utilise more renewables and expand …

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Robots, delivery drones and routine space flights: the technologies Britons think will change our lives

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As London Technology Week 2016 kicks off today, Britons have predicted the technologies that will change our lives by 2036. Technology could boost global economic output by $2 trillion by 2020, and London aims to be at the centre of its growth. To mark the start of London Technology Week 2016, Britons were asked to predict which technologies they think …

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Meet Olli: the 3D printed, self-driving electric vehicle powered by IBM Watson

In Autonomous Vehicles, Clean Tech, Editor's Choice, Electric, Green Technology, Innovation, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Transport by Lucia Fontaina-PowellLeave a Comment

Local Motors transforms the passenger experience by integrating IBM Watson Internet of Things technology into electric vehicle. Local Motors, the leading vehicle technology integrator and creator of the world’s first 3D-printed cars, yesterday introduced the first self-driving vehicle to integrate the advanced cognitive computing capabilities of IBM Watson. The vehicle, dubbed ‘Olli,’ was unveiled during the Grand Opening of a new …

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First 20 speakers announced for Dronetech Europe 2017

In Agriculture, Forestry & Farming, Autonomous Vehicles, Clean Tech, Editor's Choice, Green Technology, Innovation, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Transport by Lucia Fontaina-PowellLeave a Comment

Dronetech confirms 20 inspiring speakers at Europe’s most exciting drone event.  A diverse and inspiring group of experts in aviation, technology and commercial drones will speak at Dronetech Europe 2017 (DTE17) in Bristol next May. DTE17, taking place from 10th-12th May 2017, will be a forum for cutting edge ideas in commercial drone technology. A free exhibition will bring together …

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LG uses immersive video footage to support conservation efforts

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Videos shot with LG G5’s 360 CAM support heritage conservation on World Environment Day. This World Environment Day, LG Electronics invited the public to view famous landmarks from a whole new angle. The global technology innovater added a wider perspective to its sustainability credentials for World Environment Day 2016, using immersive 360-degree video to highlight the importance of protecting UNESCO …

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Genome Project-write to launch in 2016

In Agriculture, Forestry & Farming, Editor's Choice, Energy, Green Technology, Innovation, Sustainability, Sustainable Development by Lucia Fontaina-PowellLeave a Comment

The Genome Project-write (HGP-write) marks the beginning of a grand challenge to understand the blueprint for life, which will benefit sectors from medicine to energy. A group of scientific, business and policy leaders have announced their intent to launch The Genome Project-write (HGP-write) in 2016. As detailed in Science (http://science.sciencemag.org/cgi/doi/10.1126/science.aaf6850), the goal of HGP-write is to reduce the costs of engineering …

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Europe dominates 2016 ‘Smart City’ leaderboard

In Clean Tech, Editor's Choice, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Green Technology, Innovation, Policy, regulation & finance, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Renewables, Smart Grids, Sustainability, Transport, Waste Reduction by Lucia Fontaina-PowellLeave a Comment

New research has revealed that 6 out of 10 global smart cities are based in Europe. Juniper Research has found that European cities are forging ahead with efforts to become smart cities, with 60% of the world’s leading smart cities based in this region. It was found that innovation to reduce congestion and energy consumption were key initiatives across many …