Technology & Operations
Lithium-ion batteries in spotlight over cobalt claim
A lawsuit brought by the families of 14 child miners killed or injured in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo has put the spotlight on the sustainability and ethics of mining cobalt, a mineral widely used in the manufacture of lithium-ion batteries.
Rolling out the Pollywood pole
Quentin Kopp, chairman of Pollywood, discusses a new way to make electricity poles using 85% less wood.
Utility Week Wales Energy conference
Join major stakeholders and policy developers in the Welsh energy sector pave the way towards a sustainable low-carbon transition for Wales.
Shaping the FLEXIS vision
FLEXIS (Flexible Integrated Energy Systems) is a £24.5 million research operation designed to develop an energy systems research capability in Wales which will build on the world class capability that already exists in Welsh universities. FLEXIS principal investigator Phil Bowen looks at who is involved and what progress is being made.