Finland aims for residential nuclear power plants

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Steady Energy aims to decarbonise residential heating in Finland with small modular nuclear reactors. Steady Energy’s LDR-50 district heating reactor is a small modular nuclear reactor which has been in development at VTT since 2020. LDR-50 is a type name for a reactor with a heat output of 50MW. Designed to operate at around 150 degrees […]

19 years of free electricity from solar panel payback

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Rooftop solar panels can pay for themselves in six years, with a lifespan of 19 years when the electricity generated is essentially free. At the same time, the cost of solar farms has reached just £54 per MWh (megawatt hour), compared to a price for gas power stations of £85 per MWh in 2025, as […]

Why carbon offsetting is not the answer to net zero

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Carbon offsetting, compensating for emissions by investing in schemes designed to make reductions elsewhere, has been hailed by many as the be-all and end-all when it comes to businesses addressing their carbon footprints. But, while offsetting is a necessary part of the puzzle, Mauro Cozzi, co-founder of carbon management specialist Emitwise, believes it is not […]

AXA Climate training course for sustainable procurement

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A new course from The Climate School, AXA’s climate training product, tackles the challenges of sustainable sourcing and procurement. Designed specifically for corporate buyers, ‘Sustainable Procurement’ offers actionable strategies to create a sustainable relationship with suppliers. In this new course, buyers will discover the central role they play in supporting their company’s social responsibility efforts and reducing environmental impact. […]