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Articles from August 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have finished drafting their Synthesis Report and sent it to governments for review. The Synthesis Report is the final piece of the Fifth Assessment ...
China has been making advances with energy efficiency, and they need to. No doubt we have all seen the pictures of the intense pollution in many of their cities. Reducing ...
Blimps could be the future for our energy needs - how? By netting the water vapour from the clouds then using that for hydro electricity generation and a supply of ...
In the future you maybe able to replace your windows with solar collectors due to the work of a team of researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) who are developing ...
A global shortage of solar panels is looming as the solar industry booms according to Ehren Goossens writing for Bloomberg, stating “reversing a two-year slump triggered by a global glut.” The ...
Batteries are tremendous things - think of how they have changed our lives. Portable power enables us to do so much, or provide the energy to keep moving - if ...
Can anything good come out of a lagoon - devotees of ‘B’ movies may argue now, but a ‘fleet’ of tidal lagoons could deliver huge financial and energy benefits to ...
In the future, working up a sweat by exercising may not only be good for your health, but it could also power your small electronic devices. Researchers have designed a ...
Saving energy isn’t any easier than using what we have naturally, particularly when it comes to light. During the day, when most of us are working, we are bathed in ...
Renewable energy needs good storage to provide reliable and consistent power, so it is interesting that a groundbreaking solar plus storage microgrid project has been launched in Rutland, Vermont, USA. ...
We often post about researchers trying to improve the efficiency of solar panels, generally using new and exotic materials but a startup, Semprius, have developed a simpler way to improve ...
NASA is looking at four proposals for advanced energy storage technologies that may be used to power the agency's future space missions, making it possible for them to explore further ...
We publish a post on energy storage based on cigarette butts and then tobacco raises its head again - as plane maker Boeing, South African Airways (SAA) and SkyNRG are ...
Cigarette Butts are rightly named - something disgusting that is found in stinking ashtrays, thrown in the gutters by smokers and they are far from environmentally friendly, it is estimated ...
An innovative 'trigeneration' system fuelled entirely by raw plant oils could have great potential for isolated homes and businesses operating outside grid systems. Developed by a consortium led by the UK’s ...
Climate change deniers have used PR firms to cast the dirt and spin the data to their own political or self profiting views. As for PR firms, it is what ...
A team of scientists from the University of Sheffield in the UK is the first to fabricate perovskite solar cells using a spray-painting process – a discovery that could help ...
The UN Climate Summit takes place in New York City in September, with world leaders from President Barack Obama through to Chinese President Xi Jinping answering the invitation of UN ...