Category Archives: Sustainability

A common solution for renewable energy storage and aviation fuel?

Print PageToday I was pleased to discuss a common solution for energy storage in the electricity industry and sustainable fuel for the aviation industry.  I hope that this common interest will speed the research and development to make it reality. I’ve been concerned for … Continue reading

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Derby ideas help JCB

Print PageThis morning a road repair crew arrived at the top of my road to deal with a pothole collection.  The worst ones had been filled a few weeks ago, but the general deteriorating area was today’s task. This was … Continue reading

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Nicer road. Maybe safer cycling and motorcycling?

Print PageThe most frequent concern from people returning slips from the recent Chaddesden Focus leaflet was the state of Chaddesden Lane. I’m not surprised.  The road has been uneven and pot-holey for years, but the cost (£650,000) for the renewal of … Continue reading

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Keeping Derby dry

Print PageLike many other cities, Derby has a river running through its centre.  Rivers can supply water for drinking and washing, power for industry and sometimes also transport – though the Derwent is a little small for this last. But alongside … Continue reading

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