Affordable and Clean Energy

Vestas fought fear with facts in wind power campaign

Vestas Wind Systems has worked for more than 30 years on trying to make wind accepted as a mainstream energy source, but in 2013 it publicly claimed the wind industry was under attack from what it called “influential adversaries who often display a brazen disregard for factual information”.

Waitrose creates energy from food waste not landfill

With the growth of aerobic and anaerobic digestion (AD) sites in the UK, more and more food retailers have been able to divert their food waste from landfill. Waitrose, a division of John Lewis Partnership, first identified the potential opportunity back in 2008, and since then has added groups of stores to each AD plant that has opened around the UK.

Wattvision makes smart metering elementary

Smart metering enables house owners and building managers to take a more in-depth look at their energy usage and cut out any excess to save money. Extensive monitoring systems can often be expensive, and therefore their costs outweigh the benefit - until now.

WISErg: Turning food waste into fertiliser

Food waste is one of the biggest sustainability problems face by a modern consumption-driven society. To tackle this issue, WISErg was founded in 2009 by a couple of ex-Microsoft executives driven by the ingenious idea of creating products from waste.