Category Archives: Environment

Press Releases connected to environmental issues, matters or interests

British team set to shine at World Solar Challenge 2013

Highly innovative bullet shaped solar vehicle enters marathon across Australia A young British racing team has one of the best chances in a decade for victory in the World Solar Challenge, a gruelling 3,000 km marathon across the heart of … Continue reading

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Weatherquest advice is sought to reduce winter veg shortage

Norwich Research Park company helps drivers and growers with weather advice As the cold weather continues, Weatherquest, based at Norwich Research Park is experiencing one of its peak periods.  The company provides detailed and application-specific weather forecasts, which allow business … Continue reading

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It is Microgenius! Communities generating returns on investment.

First green heat share offer sells out ahead of Ethical Investment Week Solar panels are now a common sight and provide evidence that more people understand how feed-in tariffs work and how they can reduce their bills with micro energy … Continue reading

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First share issue for Manchester Urban Tree Station that manages woodland for social heating

Microgenius follows sell out success with another wood fuel project Anyone who has cut a hedge knows how many branches it generates.  Urban forester Phil Benn has set up an urban tree station in Greater Manchester to ensure that nothing … Continue reading

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Melbourn Scientific rises above helium shortage

Prof of Sustainable Chemistry warns pharmaceutical industry of implications  “Everytime you see a child with a helium balloon, imagine somebody not being able to have an MRI scan that they desperately needed,” says Tom Welton, Professor of Sustainable Chemistry at … Continue reading

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Microgenius: UK’s first community shares platform

Sheffield Renewables Jordan Dam Hydro scheme is first share offer 15 September 2012 A technology that kick started the industrial revolution is being brought into the twenty-first century with the support of Microgenius, the UK’s first community shares platform focusing on … Continue reading

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New Microgenius powers the people

New website will make buying and selling community shares easier for all Emily Mackay’s interest in community generated energy started when she was told that she couldn’t put solar panels on her own roof, so she set out to invest … Continue reading

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ViewRanger links with laterooms.com to deliver quick getaways for those who love the great outdoors

Combined trail and accommodation search at click of a button Fancy a weekend away? Planning an impromptu adventure has just got easier thanks to a link-up between LateRooms.com and ViewRanger, the award winning app that allows you to explore the … Continue reading

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New technique to see if gas eating bugs can combat climate change

Recent addition to Norwich Research Park brings funding, jobs and insights Can bugs save the world?  Simple single-cell organisms can live in all types of environmental conditions, from hot springs to industrial effluent and sewage outfalls.  An initiative at the … Continue reading

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EnLight Cuts Energy Use And Helps Keep Streetlights Working

Advanced lighting technology allows online control of streetlights As some councils consider turning off one in every ten street lights, EnLight provides a solution that slashes energy bills while actually improving the service we get from our streetlights. EnLight allows … Continue reading

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