Press Releases

Retrofit solution for detection and evaluation of lightning strikes

Nov 16, 2015 09:57 GMT Phoenix Contact UK ​If lightning damage on wind turbines (WTGs) remains undetected, this can have far-reaching consequences, particularly in the case of offshore parks. To avoid expensive downtimes even in existing systems, Phoenix Contact has developed a retrofit solution for continual detection and evaluation of corresponding events.

Moray signs up to energy-from-waste initiative

Nov 12, 2015 10:02 GMT Moray Council Moray councillors have taken an important step towards joining two other north-east authorities in building a facility which will produce energy from household waste.

£5million to be invested in new street lighting

Nov 12, 2015 09:06 GMT Moray Council The vast majority of street lights in towns and villages across Moray are to be replaced with more energy efficient technology.

Bury wins top regional ‘bloom’ award for 12th year running

Nov 11, 2015 17:15 GMT Bury Council Bury has won ‘gold’ at the 2015 RHS North West in Bloom finals for the 12th year in a row.

Nov 11, 2015 15:06 GMT Haymarket Following the successful launch of our popular Practical Planning Seminars series earlier this year, interest has grown and we have 3 seminars in Manchester and Birmingham this December cover HS2, Housing Delivery and Local Plan Assesment

Nov 11, 2015 12:17 GMT ORBITAL SYSTEMS Water and energy saving Shower of the Future presented at the annual national conference of the German Green Party between 20-22 November

Nov 11, 2015 12:11 GMT Haymarket Windpower Monthly's Optimising Wind Farms in Cold Climates Forum provides an unparalleled opportunity to network and share industry insights with fellow wind professionals.

High-performance controller for wind turbines

Nov 11, 2015 09:49 GMT Phoenix Contact UK ​The Axiocontrol AXC 3050 controller from Phoenix Contact provides optimum conditions for use in the Wind Energy industry.

Nov 10, 2015 09:14 GMT Uppsala University Many of the world’s approximately 117 million lakes act as wet chimneys releasing large amounts of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. The most recent estimates show that CO2 emissions from the world’s lakes, water courses and reservoirs are equivalent to almost a quarter of all the carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels.

Innovative solar powered car in Australian student race

Nov 10, 2015 07:30 GMT Lesjöfors AB ​In late October, a spectacular race is annually conducted in Australia. Engineering students from around the world compete with own-developed vehicles powered by solar energy. Jönköping University Solar Team was this year the only Scandinavian participants. Lesjöfors is sponsoring the Swedish team with chassis springs.