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Articles from January 2013

It's Dark - Grab A Barracuda!

Thursday 31st January 2013

If you are stuck in the dark, away from a power source, or there is a black out what do you want near to hand - a Barracuda of course! ...

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Crossing Currents

Wednesday 30th January 2013

Water and electricity do not mix - or rather it mixes too well - you want to keep the two things well apart, but now Siemens and a Norwegian shipyard ...

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Knits Save Planet

Tuesday 29th January 2013

In days gone by if you felt cold your parents wouldn’t turn up the heating they would tell you to go and put a sweater on - well that is ...

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Power Strolling

Monday 28th January 2013

When potential new parents choose a stroller they have a huge choice, but how about a digital stroller that has an electric motor to fold up and down, lights, an ...

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Around Town with an Xkuty

Friday 25th January 2013

Do you wish to scoot around town quickly without polluting the atmosphere or emitting bucket loads of CO2 - well the answer could be the Xkuty One. This Spanish electric ...

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Renewable Energy Ireland & Island

Thursday 24th January 2013

Renewable power is becoming a very desirable asset to governments, with some going to great lengths to supply it to their shores, as can be seen in two stories coming ...

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Luci Light - Video

Wednesday 23rd January 2013

Here is another solar power lamp that is cheap, portable and easy to use. Useful for a kids night light, camping, disaster zones and, on a higher plain, the three ...

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Warm LED

Tuesday 22nd January 2013

LED lighting is now common place, they are far more energy efficient and last a lot longer than incandescent light bulbs and compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), it seems to ...

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Hot Power Bodies

Monday 21st January 2013

Do you have a hot body? If you are alive the answer would be yes, as we all generate body heat, and when you exercise or take part in sports that ...

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Smart Plug

Friday 18th January 2013

Monitoring energy is vital to making any substantial savings in energy consumption and bills - smart meters do this, but it is a little more complicated to ascertain how much ...

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A Light Touch Phone

Thursday 17th January 2013

Home energy management is becoming ever popular, with more companies jumping on the band wagon. Belkin joined the fray with a range of products for managing energy in the home ...

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Something's in the Air - Video

Wednesday 16th January 2013

Electricity without wires or sockets throughout your home powering all your gadgets, maybe even your TV and more energy hungry appliances - even better the energy would be delivered efficiently. We ...

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Sun's Generation

Tuesday 15th January 2013

Goal Zero specialize in portable solar power systems to power USB, AC and DC devices and last week they unveiled a new product at the Consumer Electronics Show. The Yeti 150 ...

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Water Power

Monday 14th January 2013

Hydroelectricity is well understood and used, generating power from water using methods which have been used since the first watermill, but there maybe a new way of generating power from ...

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Smart Surge

Friday 11th January 2013

Smart power strips have been featured heavily in our posts in the past - the multi socket devices which can be used to turn things off instead of leaving them ...

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Solar Communication

Wednesday 9th January 2013

Unless you wear a broad rimmed hat all day this energy saving gadget is ideal for the mobile executive, or mum, who needs to stay in touch with their share ...

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The Power of One

Tuesday 8th January 2013

Charging electronic devices can be a bit of a night-mare - think of all the different chargers you need for your phone, laptop, tablet, printer, camera and on and on ...

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Monday 7th January 2013

Only yesterday we reported on the energy saving advantages of OLEDs (Organic light-emitting diodes) and the release later this year of the first commercial light using two thin OLED panels ...

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3D Assault on Battery

Friday 4th January 2013

3D has become one of the buzz words of the last few years, from 3D cinema, TV through to 3D printers - well how about a 3D battery! A Colorado State ...

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OMG an OLED Lamp

Wednesday 2nd January 2013

Organic light-emitting diodes (OLED) use less energy than regular bulbs and regular LEDs. OLEDs use multi electroluminescent film layers made up of an organic compound, which responds to an electric ...

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