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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
Knowledge shared is one of the greatest ways to bring about improvements and with so many ...Go to Article
Playing with toy trucks does not normally lead to ground breaking energy saving technology development, but a group of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers, and others, have developed a nanogenerator by ...
One of the objections to Wind Turbines from being installed in your neighbouring field is the noise of the turbine spinning while it generates electricity. That objection maybe about to ...
We need street lighting in cities, to make them safe and secure - with the need to increase the charging point for electric vehicles (EVs), why not combine the two, ...
Some people feel one of the major ways to combat climate change is to focus on renewable energy, achieving 100% renewable energy supply - but achieving it is another thing. ...
No doubt you followed the news about Solar Impulse, a solar powered plane, that was forced to land in Japan, cutting short the attempt to fly across the Pacific Ocean ...
I am very pleased with my smart phone, it charges very quickly, but then it needs to as it loses power quickly as well. The phone is about a year ...
Recently while driving through a particularly beautiful rural area before me lay a green field peppered with wind turbines. To me they had a certain elegance, shining bright white in ...
Look around your home, now - yes look. I bet that within your field of view there are multiple electrical appliances, and if you happen to be in the kitchen ...
Whether out enjoying yourself or in emergency situations, having shelter and power are important. Many of us don’t like being out of energy when hiking or camping - even when ...
Most energy efficiency measures implemented in buildings and businesses involve technology, such as monitoring energy consumption and providing live energy data, often in a visual format. This can greatly influence ...
As the news broke of a bi-partisan agreement on a minor US energy efficiency bill, the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015, it underlines how far the country lags behind ...
The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has developed an interactive water source heat map, which has been incorporated as an additional layer to the existing National Heat ...
Smart switches for controlling your lights are a great idea. They are convenient, being able to switch off a light remotely is a good feature or switching on lights as ...
There are plenty of portable renewable energy devices to charge your USB devices, and more, few are hydropower devices but there is a new contender. The Blue Freedom kit, described ...
When setting up a new lab at Purdue University, Indiana U.S., the professors and researchers were left with lots of packing ‘peanuts’ that spilled from the packing cases - Professor ...
A study in this week’s Scientific Report by researchers at Michigan State University and in China add more fuel to the already hot debate about whether electric vehicles are more ...
This week the UK received the budget from Chancellor George Osborne, and notably incentives or financial boosts for energy efficiency were absent - bringing criticism. The UK Green Building Council responded ...
The arrival of a unique experimental demonstrator at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center last month may herald a future in which many aircraft are powered by electric motors. The Leading ...
The California Energy Commission released proposed energy efficiency standards for computers and monitors that will save hundreds of millions of dollars off electricity bill annually. For desktop computers alone, it ...
From light-up shoes to smart watches, wearable electronics are gaining traction among consumers, but these gadgets’ versatility is still held back by the stiff, short-lived batteries that are required. These ...
UC Berkeley chemists have made a major leap forward in carbon-capture technology with a material that can efficiently remove carbon from the ambient air of a submarine as readily as ...
Lithium-ion batteries have enabled many of today’s electronics, from portable gadgets to electric cars. But much to the frustration of consumers, none of these batteries last long without a recharge. ...
Are you prepared if the grid goes down? Do you have power when out in the wild? Another company have produced a portable solar device for off grid use - ...
When there is a blackout and we are forced into darkness it reduces or even stops a lot of what we need to do. Imagine facing that situation daily, once ...
A toilet, conveniently situated near the Student Union Bar at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), in the UK is proving pee can generate electricity - and ...