Tag Archive: energy

Energy Through the Ages: A History of Nuclear Power

In the years following the Second World War, the Manhattan Project in the US demonstrated the raw energy that could be created by nuclear fission or ‘splitting the atom'. The two bombs dropped on Japan to end the conflict also heralded the era of nuclear power.

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Virtual gyms – the future of fitness?

Technology is changing how we run almost every aspect of our lives and exercise is no exception. Apps that let you book classes on a daily or monthly basis, or let you work out in the privacy of your own home are helping us get fit on our own terms, rather than those of the gyms, which traditionally locked us into expensive annual contracts.

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How a Star Wars plasma lightsaber could work

Among hovering landspeeders, blaster guns, hyperspace travel and the Death Star, the lightsaber is one of the most iconic flights of fancy. But how might it actually work?

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New CO Regulation Will Affect Landlords

The government announced plans in March 2015 that would require private landlords to install carbon monoxide alarms in all rooms with solid fuel appliances. Find out what this means for your business.

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East Midlands city goes LED to save £100k per year

All over the UK, businesses and local authorities are taking steps to become more energy-efficient. It's not just a case of reducing emissions and protecting the environment – it's also about lowering costs and making the most of our resources.

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40% of UK construction firms don’t check energy use

Whether they're aiming to reduce costs, meet legal targets or even create a greener image, a recent survey found that 68% of construction businesses agreed that energy saving was important for their firm. They also stated that they would be making energy targets a large part of their planning for 2015.

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The winning party’s plans for energy

Following this year's General Election, The Conservative Party is returning to Downing Street. But what does that mean for energy over the next five years?

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Can you use refrigerators to heat stores?

Heating can account for a chunk of your business's energy bills. Find out how Sainsbury's are rolling out a new way of recycling heat from in-store fridges.

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Product update – Flexible electricity

Our Flexible product is now more aligned to the rest of the market and is easier to understand. Based on your feedback we focused on three key areas to improve.

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Mechatronics: robots in business

In the vast depths of Australia there are mines rich in valuable minerals, but a shortage of willing workers. Luckily for the Australians, there are new solutions to their geographic troubles.

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