Cleantech news

What’s happening in the cleantech sector

Stay updated on the latest happenings in the cleantech world – in this section, we publish news from our members and anything related to cleantech.

BOUYGUES – Matching- Up Programme

The Bouygues Group runs an annual initiative called “Matching up”, an international co-innovation programme in order to identify and develop sustainable partnerships.  This year, the focus is around Campus Design.  Objective: Co-create the campus of tomorrow.

Cambridge Cleantech start-up wins investment

Paul Clark, CEO of MasterFilter, met Sustainable Ventures at a Cambridge Cleantech Finance special interest group event in January this year. Two months later, their Sustainable Accelerator fund invested £100,000 in the cleantech start-up as lead investor, allowing MasterFilter to start their business journey.

Brexit, Currency Fluctuations and Your Business

With March 29 fast approaching, uncertainty in the currency markets is making it difficult to plan ahead and know how to best mitigate your foreign exchange risk. This article from Clear Treasury looks at the short-term consequences of the four possible Brexit scenarios for companies both importing and exporting their goods to the EU and wider global markets.

Tunisia Grants Licences to 120 MW of Wind Projects

Tunisia’s Ministry of Industry and Small and Medium Enterprises has awarded licences to four onshore wind projects totally 120 MW with a total investment of TND 400 million (USD 134.5m). The four companies which have won licences will build wind farms of 30 MW each in Tunisia.

Oxfordshire Greentech off to a glittering start

Over 250 attendees from local businesses and organisations all over the county flooded through the doors at Oxford University’s Said Business School on 6 February for the highly anticipated launch held on February 6, 2019. Oxfordshire Greentech was set up as a collaborative effort between Cambridge Cleantech, Bioregional and Cherwell District Council.

Clean Growth: How one Development is Generating Communal Energy

The Nottingham Trent Basin housing development, under the Project SCENe scheme (Sustainable Community Energy Networks) provides an example of what the future of electricity in our homes could look like.

 

Greensoul Day gets students thinking about energy efficiency

Cambridge LaunchPad partners Cambridge Cleantech and Cambridge Regional College teamed up to educate Year 6 students from Bar Hill Community Primary School about how to use energy efficiently at home and and to enthuse them about the possibilities available in the cleantech industry.

Cambridge Electric Transport makes commuting greener

Cambridge Electric Transport is expanding its e-Bike Cambridge! service for commuters in October to three pick-up points at Longstanton and Milton Park & Rides and Cambridge North station. The service is designed to link with bus and train services to provide a multi-modal and green last-mile solution.