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Drought Solution

Agua+S: A sustainable solution for drought

A research team from the University of Malaga has designed ‘Agua+S,’ which is a circular economy project that proposes a sustainable solution for drought. What...
Recycled rare earth magnets

Electric vehicle circular supply chain for recycled rare earth magnets

A collaboration of automotive and technology companies is developing the world’s first circular supply chain for recycled rare earth magnets, which can be used...
Solar Power

Scientists revolutionise solar powered adsorption cooling systems

A collaborative research team including the American Institute of Physics (AIP) has developed an optimiser tool that designs, evaluates, and maximises solar powered adsorption...
Germany’s clean energy valley

Northvolt to establish third gigafactory in Germany’s clean energy valley

Powered by the cleanest electricity grid in Germany’s clean energy valley, Northvolt Drei aims to produce the cleanest batteries in continental Europe with a...
critical materials

Building a circular economy for critical materials

The urgent need to create a global framework to support a circular economy for critical materials is detailed by Ian M London, Executive Director...
Bioenergy

Renewable bioenergy generation aided by ‘skyscraper’ bacteria

A research team from the University of Cambridge has developed ‘skyscrapers’ for communities of bacteria to aid in renewable bioenergy generation. How did scientists develop...
CO2 hydrates

Hydrates: A novel method to achieve carbon neutrality

A research team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have proposed achieving carbon neutrality by storing CO2 emissions in the form of hydrates...
Technology

Scientists develop novel wearable technology from recycled waste

A research team from the University of Surrey have created energy-harvesting wearable technology made from recycled waste. Wearable technology has gained popularity over the past...
Accelerating the transition to net zero energy systems in the UK.

Accelerating the transition to net zero energy systems in the UK. 

40 novel projects indicate an essential strengthening of energy network innovation to help the transition to net zero energy systems in the UK.  The projects...
Materials

Scientists to develop car made solely from recycled materials

A research team from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), intend to develop a car that is 100% constructed from recycled materials. What...
Rare Earth

A bright vision for the recycling of rare earth magnets

Professor Allan Walton, a Founding Director of HyProMag, details their pioneering short loop magnet recycling HPMS technology and how their partnerships and collaborations can...
Batteries

Australia’s battery manufacturing opportunity

Shannon O’Rourke, CEO of FBICRC, shines a light on Australia’s abundance of battery raw materials and argues for the need to adopt a growth...
Battery

EIT InnoEnergy receive €10m to bridge skills gap within battery value chain

The European Commission is set to grant EIT InnoEnergy, the innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe, €10m in funding towards the European Battery...
Circular Economy

REIA leads collaboration to assess rare earth sustainability

REIA partners with four organisations to develop a blockchain based circular system to help strengthen transition into a circular economy, through tracking and traceability...
battery recycling ecosystem

Britishvolt collaborate with Glencore to build battery recycling ecosystem

Battery pioneer and the UK’s foremost investor in battery cell technologies, Britishvolt, enter an industry leading battery recycling ecosystem venture with strategic partner, Glencore. Britishvolt...
Establishing critical minerals supply chains in the circular economy

Establishing critical minerals supply chains in the circular economy

Donald Bubar, President and CEO of Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. discusses establishing critical minerals supply chains in the circular economy. Critical minerals supply chains are...
Study confirms the safe planetary boundary for pollutants is surpassed

Worrying study confirms the safe planetary boundary for pollutants is surpassed

In a groundbreaking study, researchers have discovered that the safe planetary boundary for pollutants has been exceeded. In a first of its kind study, an...
European Commission takes steps to combat environmental crime 

European Commission takes steps to combat environmental crime 

The European Commission has proposed to strengthen the protection of the environment and combat environmental crime through criminal law.  The Commission has adopted a novel...
Repurposing used electric vehicle batteries for renewable energy storage

Repurposing used electric vehicle batteries for renewable energy storage

Researchers at Cornell University have developed a method of reusing old electric vehicle batteries for renewable energy storage. Cornell University researchers, partially funded by the...
Groundbreaking technique for sustainable extraction and separation of rare earth elements

Groundbreaking technique for sustainable extraction and separation of rare earth elements

Researchers at Penn State have developed a new technique for the environmentally friendly extraction and separation of rare earth elements.

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