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A common solution for renewable energy storage and aviation fuel?

Today 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 a … Continue reading

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Keeping Derby dry

Like 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 these … Continue reading

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Better town planning now can reduce future obesity

Last week I was in a meeting to hear evidence from the Campaign for Better Transport about the importance of getting town planning right to support sustainable travel. This weekend I have been in Eastleigh, going door to door delivering … Continue reading

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Longbridge Turbine working

Outside the Council House in Derby work on the newly refurbished Riverside Gardens is nearly complete.  This was originally laid out to provide a setting for the Council House, so it is good that this work is being able to … Continue reading

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