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Articles from January 2014
The world’s largest solar bridge, Blackfriars Bridge at Blackfriars Station in London, has started operation. It has 4,400 photovoltaic panels, which will cut the station's CO2 emissions by around 511 ...
Portable power generation is a growing market, and demand, with explorers, but also those likely to suffer from natural disasters or who live off the grid - in those places ...
A new type of electrical generator that uses bacterial spores to harness the untapped power of evaporating water has been developed through the research conducted at the Wyss Institute of ...
It isn’t that long ago that Apple released the iPhone 5 (C and S version), but already and inevitably the rumors are circulating about the iPhone 6 - with one ...
You don't mess with magma - that stuff is hot, hot, hot - but recent experiments in Iceland show that it could become a powerful geothermal source of energy. The January ...
It maybe the wrong time of year to think of hot sunny days and keeping your drinks cool - but we can look forward to the summer when it will ...
So many people take lighting for granted - a simple push of the switch and you have light, or even better a proximity sensor turns on the light when you ...
Many scientists and researchers are working on improving energy storage - a very important aspect of sustainable energy, whether used to power vehicles or storing renewable energy. Retaining a charge and ...
SolarBuzz, who monitor and report on movement in the solar industry worldwide revealed that solar PV installations in the UK grew by an incredible 600% during the 2013 calendar-year , ...
How would you feel if you looked out of the aeroplane window to see the wings flexing - slightly perturbed no doubt! But flexibility built into an aeroplane wing could ...
This week, Al Gore said using geo-engineering to combat climate change would be "insane, utterly mad and delusional in the extreme.” The draft of the new report seen by Reuters ...
Large corporations are often well aware of the advantages of energy efficiency, but their efforts usually end at the office exit, but re-insurance, insurance company Swiss Re goes beyond that. The ...
We like what solar panels do - generate clean solar energy, but we must admit they are not the most attractive of installations on a building, or even in a ...
Using renewable energy to power your smart device is nothing new - but it is if you are looking to use wind power and a windmill. A University of Texas at ...
In developed countries we take medical care very much for granted, we may even get frustrated when we have to wait for the results of various tests. Imagine what it ...
Recognized the world over, the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign is iconic, and now it’s turning green to become a ‘sign’ of the times! With Vegas having plenty of illuminated ...
Hot water is supplied in buildings in various ways, but often through an instant hot water system. A little like a kettle, a device will heat your water on demand, ...
With the Polar Vortex holding a large chunk of the U.S. in its icy grip and storms and floods battering northern Europe, many are shocked at the on running intensity ...
How often do you feel you want to curl up on a pillow or cushion and recharge your batteries - well not yours but the battery in your smart phone ...
There has been a call from some groups to actually cut down the number of cows and other livestock to reduce greenhouse gases. Livestock naturally produce methane - which is ...
Many people are tipping this year as the year that renewable’s will start to make a real impact - hence it is interesting that RenewableUK reports that December 2013 was ...
Many concept cars are futuristic, wonderful beasts that are unlikely to be allowed no the road let alone be practical. But Ford have revealed a concept car that is based ...