How location is tackling the big challenges in the utilities sector

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The UK has pledged to reduce its carbon emissions by 45 per cent by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050, in accordance with its obligations under the Paris Agreement. All eyes are on utilities providers as we transition to a net zero future, but it’s not as simple as flicking a switch and swapping […]

Huddersfield Uni in £4m textile waste recycling project

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The University of Huddersfield is involved in a new £4m project that aims to stop thousands tonnes of textile waste from going to landfill. Over one million tonnes of textiles are generated annually in the UK, with around a third of these non-wearable textiles (NRT) either sent to landfill, incinerated or sent to lower cost […]

New hydrogen and ammonia plant for Finland

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Hy2gen is to build an 800MW ammonia plant near the town of Kokkola in Finland and produce renewable hydrogen at a neighbouring site. The port of Kokkola in Finland is an ideal location for the project because it is already well suited to handle and provide transport of large amounts of ammonia. 760.000 t/a of […]

Sustainable adaptation must drive climate change strategy

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A new report highlights vulnerabilities and dangers in the way governments are currently moving to address climate change. Commissioned by Noradapt, a research centre funded by the government of Norway to help improve the country’s climate adaptation, the report highlights the vital need for “sustainable adaptation” strategies for adapting to climate change that do not worsen greenhouse […]