U.S. research teams aim for long-duration storage at $0.05/kWh

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To get long-duration storage costs down to $0.05/kWh, research teams funded by ARPA-E are pursuing breakthroughs in flow batteries, hydrogen storage and other technologies – even thermovoltaics. Ten teams working to drive down the cost of long duration storage are competing in a way, using federal grant support to make enough progress to earn a […]

Quorn unveils carbon footprint labelling of its products

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Quorn has announced that they will be adding a carbon footprint label to their most popular products. In a move to be more transparent with customers, Quorn is introducing carbon footprint data for sixty per cent of its product volume, with the aim of better informing people who want to understand the environmental impact of […]

Business leaders appointed for Climate Assembly UK

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Business leaders from across the UK have been appointed for the UK’s first citizens’ assembly on climate change. The Climate Assembly UK was commissioned by six cross-party House of Commons Select Committees in summer 2019, in response to the Government’s commitment to meet net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Assembly, 110 members strong, are representative of […]

Subsidy-free bifacial solar PV-plus-storage project completed in England

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#SmartSolarStorage2020: GRIDSERVE said its new solar-plus-storage site is the first in the UK to include bifacial PV modules and single-axis trackers, as well as being unsubsidised. Image: GRIDSERVE. Renewables developer GRIDSERVE has completed a “game changing” hybrid solar-plus-storage farm in York, UK, claiming it to be the first in the country to boast single-axis trackers and […]

UK’s first zero-emissions street to be trialled in London

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The City of London Corporation (CLC) has announced that the capital will get its first zero-emissions street. Beech Street, much of which runs under the Barbican Estate, will now be restricted to zero emission vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians by Spring 2020. This new initiative is subject to final approval by Transport for London (TfL). Emergency […]

Take a look at the new Good Life Goals Business Guide

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Together with Futerra, WBCSD has created a new guide to the Good Life Goals for business. This resource will help companies understand how to use the Good Life Goals to make the SDGs relevant and actionable to their employees and customers. It provides instructions on how to get started and offers a variety of inspirational […]

WBCSD and Circular IQ partner to scale up the circular economy

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WBCSD and Circular IQ have agreed to co-develop an online tool in support of the Circular Transition Indicators (CTI)-framework, to scale up the circular economy uptake by business. The framework was developed by WBCSD and has been pilot-tested by 15 leading companies. It aims to help businesses calculate, measure and monitor their progress in the […]