Energy Efficiency

Gains in fuel economy continue despite a focus on electric vehicles. Plus: innovations driving better efficiency of electrical goods at home; cost reductions help solar and wind energy grow; how heat recovery is helping modern breweries; the economic benefits of virtual batteries

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Rinse, spin, use less juice and repeat: continuous innovation cuts power use in the home

Tweaks are possible but economics may be the death knell for old technology

London’s Beavertown leads the way for craft breweries with its new plant

Fuel’s dominance is at risk from advances in renewable energy

‘Rice on a mesh’ boffins forge ahead with AI

It is unclear how much further the costs of renewable power can be cut

Retailers use fridges to plug holes in the grid as renewables come online