B.A. (Hons) English Language and Literature, M.St. English Language and Literature
Ben Pilkington is a freelance writer who is interested in society and technology. He enjoys learning how the latest scientific developments can affect us and imagining what will be possible in the future.
Since completing graduate studies at Oxford University in 2016, Ben has reported on developments in computer software, the UK technology industry, digital rights and privacy, industrial automation, IoT, AI, additive manufacturing, sustainability, and clean technology.
Ben is happiest on a bicycle, loves sleeping in a tent or under the stars, and can’t function properly without coffee.
Modern consumers are increasingly concerned with reducing their personal carbon footprint, and companies are seeing the benefits of being more environmentally friendly as well.
Clean technology is also referred to as cleantech, green technology, and greentech.
Geoengineering is a broad term that covers various techniques that have been postulated to change various aspects of the natural environment.
Combined heat and power (CHP) is a clean and efficient method of generating heat – or thermal energy – and power from a single fuel source.
A fuel cell is a device that combines chemical energy from fuel with an oxidizing agent to produce electricity.
The deployment of space platforms that capture sunlight, generate electricity, and transmit electrical power to Earth has been explored by governments.
The Sensi+™ is a laser-based analyzer used for monitoring natural gas quality.
The LAS MkII Scintillometer by Kipp & Zonen can detect sensible heat fluxes over long distances, up to 4.5km.
The Vocus CI-TOF from TOFWERK provides real-time chemical ionization measurements.
Following on from the Greener Manufacturing Show, AZoCleantech speaks with Christophe Williams, CEO and co-founder of Naked Energy, about the company and its mission to change energy for good by accelerating the transition to net zero carbon.
Ahead of The Greener Manufacturing Show in Cologne on the 9th and 10th of November 2022, AZoCleanTech spoke with Peter Sarno, event director of the show, about the push for sustainable industrial solutions.
Following on from the Contamination & Geotech Expo, AZoCleantech speaks with Barnaby Hayward from P&D Marine Services about his involvement in the clean technology sector and the company’s innovative water management solution - the Jellyfishbot.