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From liquid air to supercapacitors, energy storage is finally poised for a breakthrough

Banks of batteries and other technologies could lower energy bills and help renewable power, says energy storage industry as it gears up for bumper year
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Why Edinburgh is well-placed to create more tech unicorns beyond Skyscanner and FanDuel

The Scottish capital is poised to take capitalise on the global tech market. ;
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2015 Clean Energy Investment Surges In Spite Of Fossil Fuel Price Crash

Clean energy investment surged to a record $329 billion in 2015, up 4% from 2014 and up by 3% over 2011's previous high.
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UK A Major Green Finance Hub, As London Announces Green Finance Initiative

A report has hailed the United Kingdom as a fast-growing green finance hub, at the same time as the City of London announced a new Green Finance Initiative.
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ASDA Launches UK’S First Social Enterprise Supplier Academy - Blue and Green Tomorrow

Asda has teamed up with Social Investment Scotland (SIS) to launch the UK’s first Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy, with the aim of increasin
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The New AI Hello Barbie Dolls and Sex Dolls: Why People Are Worrying

Talking dolls have come a long way since 1959 when Mattel introduced its popular Chatty Cathy dolls that uttered phrases like "I love you!" and 1962 when the cute, pig-tailed doll Talky Ti...
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Microsoft Is Acquiring London’s AI-Driven SwiftKey For $250M

Microsoft is understood to be acquiring London-based SwiftKey, the startup which employed artificial intelligence to create a ground-breaking predictive..
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Climate deal prompts repeat call for 57% cut in UK greenhouse gases by 2030 - News for the Oil and Gas Sector

Government advisers have repeated calls for a 57% cut in UK greenhouse gases by 2030 in the wake of a new global climate deal.
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6 Weeks After Paris, Countries Moving to Build Carbon Markets

This story has been condensed from two pieces that first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace. Click here to read the originals.

When climate negotiators signed off on the historic Paris Agreement in...
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Lighting, building controls top 2016 energy efficiency investments

Lighting, building controls and behaviour change initiatives are priority energy efficiency investments for UK firms in 2016, according to a new free report
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Are Self-Repairing Cities the Way of the Future?

New advances in technology could lead to a world in which many repairs are carried out remotely through the use of specially-designed robots.
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London explores smart city systems in €25m European tech programme

UK capital will join Milan, Lisbon, Warsaw, Bordeaux and Burgas to test smart city technologies,Public Sector,Government,Hardware,Software,Services ,London,Internet of Things,Big Data,Europe,Siemens
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The boss of a $100 million VC fund that's seen 820 pitches in the last year explains what's hot in tech right now

Santander InnoVentures managing partner Mariano Belinky talks blockchain, roboadvisors, and challenger banks.
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Universities come together for new IoT hub | The Engineer

Nine universities across the UK will form a new PETRAS Internet of Things (IoT) Research Hub, with the aim of furthering the technology and exploring some of its key issues.
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11 UK internet of things startups to watch out for in 2016

These firms are all betting on connected products to disrupt industries and bring them business success
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From next gen homes to smart shopping, this is what life in the connected economy will look like

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) gives us a fascinating sneak peak into what a ‘connected’ modern life will...
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Four UK universities receive £4m to drive IoT sensor development

Universities will work with private and public sector partners to create more robust sensor systems,Public Sector,Government,Components,Systems Management,Software ,Internet of Things,Research and Development,Big Data
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Giving IoT healthcare a boost in the UK

The recently launched national IoTUK Boost Programme, is designed to support IoT innovation across business and public sectors, with healthcare a key area.
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ESOS: 40% of businesses non-compliant by deadline day

Less than 60% of the circa 10,000 businesses that qualify for the Government's Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) were compliant by last Friday's extended deadline, the Environment Agency has today (1 February) confirmed. - edie news centre
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National Infrastructure Commission sees energy storage as 'key part' of UK energy future

The head of the newly-established National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has revealed he considers energy storage a key part of Britain's future energy network. - edie news centre
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UK Will Add 1 Gigawatt Of Energy Storage By 2020, IHS Predicts

Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon The UK will add 1 gigawatt (GW) of new energy storage capacity by the year 2020, according to IHS forecasts. The primary driver behind this ex…
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UK energy storage needs defining, says industry - Renewable Energy Focus

Electricity Storage Network believes the storage industry is currently being restricted by lack of clarity on its classification from the government.
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EVs are stable energy storage asset, says Innovate UK

Innovate UK has brushed aside ongoing fears around using electric and plug-in vehicles as an energy storage facility, insisting they present a "car park of energy storage" for UK network companies after 2025. - edie news centre
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2016 Environmental Rankings Show Declining Air Quality and Collapsing Fish Stocks

By Angel Hsu and Carlin Rosengarten

Last year was the hottest year on record -- and by a wide margin, too. By early summer atmospheric CO2 concentrations silently ticked past 400 parts per millio...
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