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THE UK Government is looking for a innovators to work on a digital delivery platform ...Go to Article
NEW YORK Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has launched RetrofitNY, a first-of-its-kind program in the U.S. ...Go to Article
Last Sunday (January 28) was the day that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) energy ...Go to Article
Fuel cells have been looked on as the power supply for the future, appropriate as we tumble into 2016. But how about a fuel cell to drop into your pocket ...
American wind power just passed the 70 gigawatt (GW) mark, meaning enough wind turbine capacity is now installed to supply over 19 million typical American homes with low-cost electricity. The announcement ...
Emergency or back-up energy for your home is usually reliant on a petrol or diesel generator, with the inherent noise and emissions. Now there is a renewable energy solution described ...
A new survey by the Global Electricity Initiative (GEI) of electric power utilities has revealed that their CEOs consider a global agreement on GHG emissions vital to their businesses’ sustainable success. The ...
Protests around the world at the weekend reveal that more and more people are concerned about climate change, and that they want the decision makers at COP21 to actually make ...
COP21 starts next week in Paris with the hope that the nations of the world can make further progress in tackling climate change - only India has withheld the promise ...
Certain technologies demand very high energy use, such as high-tech medical technology. As these technologies have life changing effects, hence it can be difficult to alter the energy demand and ...
One often missed energy saving opportunity is being able to control the heat coming in or going out through windows. Having blinds or curtains that prevent overheating or losing heat ...
Engineers at The Ohio State University have developed a new welding technique that consumes 80% less energy than a common welding technique, yet creates bonds that are 50% stronger. The new ...
In the last two posts we have reviewed our experience of driving an electric vehicle (EV) in an urban environment and on a longer journey into a desert for EV ...
Continuing our review of electric vehicles (EV) use, and the innovations that would help them become evermore useful in this post we look at a very different experience. In the ...
We promised last week to tell you about our testing of an electric vehicle (EV) - we often post on this blog about innovations to improve EVs, but wanted to ...
We often cover items about electric vehicles in this blog - particularly the developments in battery technology, whether from mushrooms or some other bizarre concoction of materials. What we haven't ...
Magic mushrooms were all the rage in the hippy era, but maybe there is a new magic ‘shroom on the block - one that delivers its highs to battery life. ...
2015 was the year that Michael J. Fox, playing Marty McFly, travelled to to sort out his ‘future’ kids in Back to the Future II. He got there in the ...
Electric Vehicles (EV) are developing in leaps and bounds - according to many Tesla has led the field, but more and more manufacturers are releasing models that catch the eye. Yesterday ...
Most, if not all, households have a gathering of bottles waiting to go into the recycle bin - you could now recycle some of them yourself by turning them into ...
A superb education programme designed for preschool children through to those in their early teens has been made freely available online. Non-profit Think Earth's Environmental Education Foundation is committed to helping ...
Most of us enjoy a nice glass of wine, although we try to avoid imbibing the dregs in the last few drops, but the ‘dregs’ from the wine making process ...
Google have revealed a new online tool providing homeowners with custom solar information for their buildings, named “Project Sunroof”. The tool uses high-resolution aerial mapping, as used by Google Earth ...
Saving energy along with water is often achieved using different systems, yet with so many applications water is heated and then discarded, while still hot or warm. If you can ...
Incandescent bulbs have been biting the dust as people have turned, initially, to energy saving lighting and more recently to energy efficient LED bulbs. It will change in the future ...
Despite growing scientific evidence, and general acceptance, that global warming/climate change is happening, there are still doubters. But it is interesting that many of them have industrial and financial interests. They ...
The only time most of us take notice of a street rubbish/garbage bin is usually when we need one - just to drop in that sandwich wrapping or newspaper. Nowadays ...
The worlds biggest steel and mining company is going to use rabbit guts to improve their sustainability! Our furry friends have a microbe in their gut that will help produce ...