Homeowners in Australia will soon be able to trade in and sell electricity generated by rooftop solar panels with batteries in a digital marketplace developed by a consortium of tech startups, energy agencies, retailers and electricity providers.
The world needs to re-think how it stays cool and Singapore-based company Kaer Water may have the answers.
Mini wind turbines have been designed, which could be fitted to millions of UK lampposts and connected directly into the National Grid as a significant source of renewable energy.
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A cellulose fibre called Refibra, created using cotton scraps and wood, has been launched by Lenzing at the Première Vision textile fair in Paris. It’s one of the first fibres of its kind produced at commercial scale using a high-volume of recycled material.
One of the very first attempts at leveraging data and new algorithm capabilities, Kutsuplus was part of city-wide plans to reduce car usage in Helsinki.
Our first Circulate on Fridays for February highlights a new film via The Economist, a completely new way of thinking about home improvement stores originating in Texas and so much more.
While there are various education and business structures that aim to foster effective innovation and new technologies, there are fewer and less well-understood mechanisms for system-level change.