Press Releases

Carbon nanoballs can greatly contribute to sustainable energy supply

Jan 27, 2015 08:00 GMT Chalmers University of Technology Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have discovered that the insulation plastic used in high-voltage cables can withstand a 26 per cent higher voltage if nanometer-sized carbon balls are added. This could result in enormous efficiency gains in the power grids of the future, which are needed to achieve a sustainable energy system.

Jan 26, 2015 09:59 GMT Uppsala University ​Climate researcher Doreen Stabinsky will be Uppsala University’s first holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership. She is to take up the position on February 1st and contribute to the establishment of an environment that will be unique, both in Sweden and internationally.

New Trade Association launched for companies committed to office recycling.

Jan 23, 2015 10:18 GMT Corporate Recycling Alliance ​The Corporate Recycling Alliance (CRA) is a new trade association for enterprises which are committed to reducing, reusing and recycling their office-generated waste beyond the legal minimum.

PLANTAGON TO BUILD UNIQUE VERTICAL GREENHOUSE FOR URBAN AGRICULTURE IN LINKÖPING, SWEDEN

Dec 18, 2014 17:37 GMT Plantagon International AB “We are excited that the Plantagon Greenhouse has been given the green light by Linköping’s Administrative Board, and we are of course very eager to get started. The vertical greenhouse in Linköping will be a landmark in several ways. It is the first building of its kind in the world," says Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon International.

Plantagon at Hong Kong Business of Design Week 2014 - Designing the Business Models of the Future

Dec 03, 2014 15:17 GMT Plantagon International AB Hong Kong Business of Design Week (BODW) in December is Asia’s leading annual event on design, innovation and brands. Hong Kong Design Centre is teaming up with Sweden this year inviting leading Swedish designers and design companies. Under the theme 'Designing for a Sustainable Future', Hans Hassle, Plantagon CEO, presents Plantagon’s unique hybrid business model the Companization on December 4

Relacom signs major deal in Norway with Telenor and Canal Digital

Oct 13, 2014 14:16 BST Relacom Relacom has signed a comprehensive five-year contract in Norway with Telenor Norge AS and Canal Digital Kabel TV AS, within which Relacom will cater for development, delivery and operation of the two companies’ infrastructure in Norway.

Sep 24, 2014 08:40 BST Chalmers University of Technology Is it possible to transform our cities, towns and regions, to both address the challenges of today and embrace the opportunities of sustainable development for our children tomorrow? Creating a place for the urban in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals is of highest priority in the urbanSDG Campaign.

Monitoring software for photovoltaic systems

Aug 27, 2014 11:30 BST Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact now offers monitoring software for photovoltaic systems. PV Monitor+ is designed for systems up to 500 KW and to interact with standardized and robust industrial components from Phoenix Contact.

Aug 19, 2014 16:02 BST Bury Council Leaflets about the upcoming changes to waste collection services throughout Bury will start dropping through people’s letter boxes from Monday 25 August.