Sustainable battery alternatives for IoT devices

In the expansive landscape of the Internet of Things (IoT), the quest for sustainable power solutions has emerged as a pivotal challenge. With the IoT market forecasted to surpass $1.6 trillion by 2025, the demand for efficient power solutions has…

Indoor photovoltaics spark a sustainable revolution

Led by Dr Marina Freitag, the research group from the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences created dye-sensitised photovoltaic cells based on a copper(II/I) electrolyte, achieving an unprecedented power conversion efficiency of 38% and 1.0V open-circuit voltage at 1,000 lux…

Addressing manufacturing’s sustainability shortfalls

While COP27 reaffirmed the urgency of the climate crisis, concerns are rising around whether meeting global targets is feasible. But as world leaders debate whether enough is being done, many sustainability actions can be taken at a manufacturing level. Here,…

How to augment the cost effectiveness and sustainability of IoT networks

Almost a decade ago, industry experts had predicted that the prevalence of the Internet of Things (IoT) would have been widespread by now – to the point of almost being ubiquitous. Though nobody doubts that IoT technology is going to…

Wastewater treatment transformed with next-gen automation platform

Schneider Electric, specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and industrial automation, has announced the successful integration of its EcoStruxure Automation Expert (EAE) solution with Royal HaskoningDHV Nereda Process Control Software, for sustainable and cost-effective wastewater treatment technology. Earlier…

Report: 1 in 3 manufacturers on track to meet sustainability targets 

Schneider Electric, specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Omdia, the technology research and advisory group, have found that while industrial companies are setting ambitious sustainability targets, roughly half (48%) have yet to take the necessary…

Study launched to end Porvoo site’s crude oil refining by 2030s

Building on its capability of proactive transformation, Neste launches a strategic study on transitioning its refinery in Porvoo, Finland to non-crude oil refining and into a globally leading renewable and circular solutions site. Through co-processing and retrofitting of units, and…

Schneider’s specification tool updated for sustainable futureproof tenders

Schneider Electric has launched a series of crucial updates to its EcoStruxure Specification Tool. This digital tool for specifiers, architects, engineers and designers allows the fast creation of compliant and sustainable technical specifications for commercial and industrial building projects. This…

Schneider and AVEVA digitise Kunming CGE water supply to improve water management

Schneider Electric and industrial software leader AVEVA are reshaping the digital core of Kunming CGE (KMCGE) water supply’s water management system. The combination of AVEVA and Schneider Electric’s software, technology and water domain experience are providing KMCGE with better operational…

Addressing County Council challenges with IoT

As the country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, 2022 will be a year of recovery, and local authorities have a crucial role to play in leading this process. However, pressures continue to increase from the government to meet targets on…