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  • Apple drops out of green computer certification scheme

    Apple has abruptly announced that it is withdrawing from a green computer certification scheme prompting San Francisco city authorities to drop its products. The Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) certifies desktops, laptops and monitors against environmental criteria agreed by the industry and supported by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The 1000-plus products from […]

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  • British Gas launches remote-controlled heating service

    Perhaps in response to one of the worst summers in UK living memory, British Gas has chosen this week to launch it remote-controlled heating service. The service, which will be open to all British Gas customers, will allow users to turn their central heating off and on remotely via a laptop, mobile phone, smartphone or […]

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  • Ocean Power Technologies and Lockheed Martin take wave power down under

    US wave energy company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) is joining forces with Lockheed Martin to develop a 19 MW project in Australia. The two companies have been working together since 2004 with Lockheed Martin assisting in the design of OPT’s PowerBuoy technology and leading the production and system integration of the wave energy converters. The […]

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