Press Releases

New tide gauge uses GPS signals to measure sea level change

May 21, 2014 08:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology A new way of measuring sea level using satellite navigation system signals, for instance GPS, has been implemented by scientists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. Sea level and its variation can easily be monitored using existing coastal GPS stations, the scientists have shown.

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Recharge announces 4040 new energy leaders

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Single-position PCB terminal blocks for LED applications

May 19, 2014 10:43 BST Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact is further expanding its PTSM series with a single-position version for LED applications. With a horizontal connection direction to the PCB, the compact SMD PCB terminal block is delivered in tape-on-reel packaging like the versions with higher position counts, making it suitable for automated soldering processes.

Logged driving route can reduce energy consumption by 10 percent

May 19, 2014 08:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology For long distance driving, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles use the internal combustion engine more than necessary. At Chalmers University of Technology, a method has been developed to make the car remember the commuter routes and thereby make optimal use of the battery. The strategy can reduce fuel consumption by up to 10 percent compared to conventional methods.

May 16, 2014 16:17 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council As part of Noise Action Week 2014, East Staffordshire Borough Council is taking the opportunity to raise awareness of the impact noise has on our health, well being and happiness.

geo launches new version of popular Solo II P1 display for home energy monitoring

May 15, 2014 16:00 BST Green Energy Options ("geo") Green Energy Options continues new product innovation in response to evolving market requirements

Family foraging for food afternoon

May 15, 2014 11:55 BST Rochdale Borough Council Join NatureEd for some seasonal scavenging at Hollingworth Lake, perfect for all the family.

River Stewards in the Making

May 14, 2014 16:38 BST Rochdale Borough Council The First Rochdale Scout Group is getting involved in an exciting new project to become Junior River Stewards and to work towards their Environment Partnership Award in conjunction with Rochdale Borough Council and Groundwork.

Rugged SMD PCB terminals with push-in connection technology

May 14, 2014 10:40 BST Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact is expanding its line of surface mount device (SMD) components with the new SPT-SMD PCB terminal. The push-in connector with integrated spring-cage connection makes it easy to connect and disconnect wires up to 1.5 mm² without any special tools.