Sustainability

What is being done to make data centres sustainable?

Digital technology, including data centres, has been playing an increasing crucial role in the business world and, more broadly in…

What is a gigafactory and where are they being built?

“Berlin rocks.” This simple tweet from Elon Musk in early April 2022 represents a triumph for German investment promotion. Just…

The ‘I’ in building: Why smart building design must be driven by user requirements

Post Covid-19, office buildings must balance automated and remote functionality that optimises performance with the health and well-being of employees.…

Visible change: Why the future of electrification is defined by transparency, data and digitalisation

Global electricity demand is expected to double worldwide by 2050. Meeting this extra demand, while also accelerating decarbonisation, will require…

Energy majors must embrace diversification and innovation to deliver net zero

Last year, Europe’s three leading oil majors announced the intent to become ‘net zero’ by 2050, both by tackling their…

Under control: The role of microgrids in an increasingly complex energy landscape

Homes and businesses can usually, though not always, rely on the traditional power grid to supply electricity. Demand, however, is…

Into the wild: How microgrids empower communities to lead grid edge innovation

As energy systems and electricity demands become ever more complex – and our climate becomes even less predictable – the…

Power of good: How superfast charging infrastructure will drive EV adoption

Every major car manufacturer now has at least one electric vehicle (EV) on the market. Whether privately owned or part…

Safe space: Redefining the resilient city

Covid-19 has brought great change to the home and work lives of millions of people around the world. As we…