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Articles from September 2014

Hot Pictures - Video

Tuesday 30th September 2014

Thermal imaging cameras are very useful, they are also very expensive and bulky to carry around. But if you are interested in energy saving though, it can be a vital ...

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Concrete Result

Monday 29th September 2014

Concrete is the world’s most-used construction material, and a leading contributor to global warming, producing as much as one-tenth of industry-generated greenhouse-gas emissions. Now a new study suggests a way ...

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Bad Battery Good - Video

Friday 26th September 2014

Charging and draining batteries slowly has been regraded as better for the health of the battery - performing both task at pace is ‘BAD’ for the battery and ‘BAD’ for ...

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Improving LED

Thursday 25th September 2014

It is well known that LED lighting is the choice for the future - it is more energy efficient and last longer - but they can be improved. Now Princeton ...

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Tiny Light

Wednesday 24th September 2014

University of Minnesota electrical engineering researchers have developed a unique nanoscale device that for the first time demonstrates mechanical transportation of light. The discovery could have major implications for creating ...

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Cutting EV Energy Use 51 Percent

Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have shown that a vehicle navigation tool they created can cut electric vehicle energy use up to 51%. The researchers ...

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Climate March

Monday 22nd September 2014

Yesterday, the world marched for climate action. From Manhattan to Melbourne, over half a million people marched to highlight the need for ambitious commitments from world leaders to tackle the ...

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Motor Mouth Power

Friday 19th September 2014

Chewing gum producers could see a boost in demand in the future as form of fuel of choice. Why? You ask - because a group of Canadian researchers have developed ...

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Light the Way

Thursday 18th September 2014

Danish capital Copenhagen is famous for its love of cycling and cyclists, as well as promoting public transport, promoting sustainability - but the two modes of transport do not mix ...

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Steps to Charge - Video

Wednesday 17th September 2014

Public charging stations for mobile devices are becoming ever necessary as we need to be able to keep our phones and tablets powered up - woe betide us if we ...

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Solar Scrubber - Video

Tuesday 16th September 2014

One of the major problems facing the installation and operation of solar panels is keeping them efficient. As soon as they are installed they will start be become covered in ...

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Plasmonic Solar

Monday 15th September 2014

The shape of a centuries-old Buddhist singing bowl has inspired a Canberra,Australia, scientist to re-think the way that solar cells are designed to maximize their efficiency. Dr Niraj Lal, of the ...

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Simple Solar - Video

Friday 12th September 2014

Portable solar panels that are able to recharge your smart devices are fairly common, but today we post about the Sun Power Pad 3000 by Secur, that has some features ...

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100,000 EVs

Thursday 11th September 2014

U.S. State California sped past a major mile-marker this week – selling more than 100,000 plug-in cars since the market started in 2010, according to the California Plug-In Electric Vehicle ...

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Hot Tubes - Video

Wednesday 10th September 2014

You learn from a young age that hot air rises, which can mean when winter hits most of the heat in your rooms is up at the ceiling. How can ...

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CO2 Concentration Surges

Tuesday 9th September 2014

The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2013, propelled by a surge in levels of carbon dioxide, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s ...

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Wave Challenge

Monday 8th September 2014

NASA is helping the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) harness the power of the oceans by first harnessing the power of the crowd. Ocean waves hold a tremendous amount of energy ...

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Missing Leaders

Friday 5th September 2014

BLOOMBERG’S Businessweek report that disappointedly two of the most important world leaders will be absent from the United Nation Climate Change Summit in New York later this month. Indian Prime Minister ...

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Sound Device

Thursday 4th September 2014

Using alternative ways for charging mobile devices is a major aim for many developers - there are so many devices that they consume plenty of electricity just to keep them ...

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Bid for Funds

Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The UK government's Department for Energy and Climate Change have launched their promised pilot scheme to aid businesses financially to install energy efficient technologies to reduce peak demand. The Electricity Demand ...

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Slice Emissions Not Meat

Monday 1st September 2014

We are concerned about saving energy and becoming more energy efficient, one way would be to become vegetarians - or at least reduce our meat eating. Research by Cambridge and Aberdeen ...

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