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Cooling is an iceberg issue

The growth in energy demand for cooling from a warming planet and growing population is an enormous but mostly hidden issue. By the middle of the century global demand for cooling is predicted to exceed that for heating, yet the attention given to cooling – for buildings or cold chains – does not gain much […]

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What could the European cellulosic ethanol industry achieve by 2030?

The cellulosic ethanol industry is at a critical development stage; there are technology developers who are taking stock of the lessons learnt during the development of their first plants, and several more are constructing or planning their first plant. E4tech has undertaken a study on behalf of the European cellulosic ethanol industry to understand the […]

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E4tech reaches a significant birthday!

E4tech was born 20 years ago today – well, this year – and E4tech allowed itself a brief moment of Sergeant Pepper-esque reflection to consider the many things that have happened since. In July we celebrated with a gathering of clients, ‘friends of the family’ and staff at the Imperial College Rector’s house – if […]

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Ausilio Bauen at the 2017 Climate Bonds Annual Conference

Today, 6 March, the 2017 Climate Bonds Annual Conference is being held in London. E4tech director Dr Ausilio Bauen will be participating in a panel discussion on sustainability principles for green bonds in the “Green definitions: the next steps” session moderated by Sophie Robinson-Tillett, deputy editor of Responsible Investor. The Climate Bonds Annual Conference is […]

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E4tech provides global context for South African fuel cell manufacturing launch

E4tech Director David Hart opened launch events in Cape Town and Johannesburg on 8-9 February for South Africa’s forthcoming fuel cell component manufacturing capability. Isondo Precious Metals is setting up a manufacturing plant for membrane electrode assemblies, the ‘heart’ of PEM fuel cells. The South African government strongly supports the initiative due to the potential […]

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Low carbon automotive strategy report comes at perfect time

A major new report for the UK Automotive Council comes as the UK automotive sector is defining its post-referendum future and as industrial strategy and energy & climate policy are placed under the same government department. The UK automotive sector has been a successful example of industrial strategy and the report provides a solid foundation […]

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