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Environmentally friendly superstores

UK based global supermarket company Tesco has launched Ireland’s first “zero carbon” store. The store will capitalise on new technology to reduce operating costs whilst contributing to an environmentally friendly provision of its services. IKEA is adding solar panels to … Continue reading

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Second generation algal biofuel

The shipping industry contributes 3-4% of global greenhouse gas emissions and coupled with volatile oil prices, alternative fuels are an attractive proposition. US based Solazyme has developed one such substitute – fast growing crop and forest waste fed algae that … Continue reading

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Electric cars charge forward

What has happened to the electric car sector? Recent subsidies provided by Government were expected to increase purchases of electric cars, but have failed. Without a network of service and support stations outside urban areas, few people are keen to … Continue reading

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