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Recovering power from transport and motion
30/05/2016
Capturing kinetic energy, or the energy generated by an object in motion, could prove to be an alternative to energy from traditional sources, such as fossil fuels, in energy efficient systems. Kinetic energy recovery is already used in, for example, Formula 1 motor racing, where the energy...
Waste not, want not
10/12/2012
A Portuguese company has been recognised for its waste management software – an example of how modern technology can make environmental services more efficient. Compta Emerging Business, headquartered in historic Évora in southern-central Portugal, received in September a Green Projects Award...
New business model for sustainable freight  
26/11/2012
TRI-VIZOR encourages companies to pool their transport and logistics capacities, generating both environmental and financial benefits. Freight transportation in Europe is massively inefficient. Less than half of the cargo capacity trundling along European roads each day is actually utilised....
Biodegradable inks enable eco-friendly printing
24/11/2011
A Delhi-based company is at the forefront of eco-innovation in ink production. Its biodegradable inks allow for eco-friendly printing and high-efficiency recycling of printed paper. When university graduates Sidhartha Bhimania and Krishna Gopal Singh set up EnNatura in 2007, their ambition was...