The project hopes to demonstrate that the potential to generate gigawatts of clean energy from river and tidal currents

A new Irish-led project intended to harness tidal energy has secured €3 million in funding from the European Commission. Connemara-based specialist (...)

Thaiand’s Jazz Janewattananond in his final day orange. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Orange is the new black It’s not just American Rickie Fowler that likes to wear orange on a Sunday, a tradition that dates back to his time in colleg(...)

Bioplastics currently make up about 1 per cent of the plastics market. Photograph: iStock

Companies that make packaging from plants instead of fossil fuels are starting to challenge the oil industry’s ambition to increase the supply of raw (...)