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Energy Leaves - Video

Tuesday 2nd December 2014

We all wish for an energy supply that increasing is supplied from renewable and sustainable resources - but often a NIMBY attitude kicks in - that is ‘not in my ...

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Conductive Clay - Video

Monday 1st December 2014

In the race to find materials of ever increasing thinness, surface area and conductivity to make better performing battery electrodes, a lump of clay might have just taken the lead. ...

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Poo Bus

Friday 28th November 2014

THE UK's first ever bus powered on food waste and human poo has taken to the road today which engineers believe could provide a sustainable way of fuelling public transport ...

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Reflective Energy Saving

Thursday 27th November 2014

Stanford University engineers have invented a revolutionary coating material that can help cool buildings, even on sunny days, by radiating heat away from the buildings and sending it directly into ...

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Squid Energy - Video

Wednesday 26th November 2014

A squid generating system may sound bizarre but is central to the success of Scottish company Albatern’s efforts to produce an efficient renewable energy process. They have developed WaveNET - ...

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Flying Green - Video

Tuesday 25th November 2014

Watching a nearly silent aircraft fly past your bedroom window at night, fuelled by used vegetable oil and batteries is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to the ...

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Greener Flying

Monday 24th November 2014

Many environmental activists come a cropper of critics when in their efforts to spread globally the green, energy saving, environmental friendly life style they use one of the most energy ...

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Silicon Advances

Friday 21st November 2014

Silicon is the second most-abundant element in the earth's crust. When purified, it takes on a diamond structure, which is essential to modern electronic devices—carbon is to biology as silicon ...

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Mood Light - Video

Thursday 20th November 2014

Proximity and day light harvesting systems have been around for a long time. You enter a room the light comes on, as the sunlight intensifies automatically the internal lights dim, ...

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Mirai Mirai on the Road - Video

Wednesday 19th November 2014

We have watched with interest the development of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and yesterday Toyota announced they will launch their ‘Mirai’ hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV) in Japan on December ...

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Africa's Biggest Solar Energy Plant

Tuesday 18th November 2014

The Jasper Solar Power Project near Kimberley, South Africa, is the largest solar energy plant in Africa. Completed just last month it will produce 180,000 megawatt-hours of energy annually for ...

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Black Box Saving

Monday 17th November 2014

A ‘black box’ that the developers claim cut energy bills by 20% is about to go on sale in the UK. The box will switch appliances off and on in ...

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Harvest Time

Thursday 13th November 2014

A new technique for generating electrical energy from vibrations has been discovered, with a technique that harvests energy from mechanical vibrations by converting them into electricity - it is small ...

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Fuel Measure

Wednesday 12th November 2014

What are the after effects of Scotch whisky - a headache, room spinning, a dry mouth and a lot more? Well…yes, but how about the the after effects of the ...

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Panel Power

Tuesday 11th November 2014

A car powered by its own body panels could soon be driving on the roads after a breakthrough in nanotechnology research by a team from the Queensland University of Technology ...

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CO2 Eliminator

Friday 7th November 2014

It would be fantastic to find a cost effective method of neutralizing carbon fuel emissions - to be able to cut out those pollutants and greenhouse gases from power stations ...

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Jet Powered Home

Thursday 6th November 2014

How about using jet fuel in your house to power things? I am sure you would pale at the suggestion - a small spark would cause panic, so you would ...

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Silver Green Car

Wednesday 5th November 2014

Green transport takes on many forms, with hydrogen maybe the choice for future development. At the opening of Mercedes Product Engineering Center in Beijing the company introduced their G-Code SUV ...

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Sky High Solar - Video

Tuesday 4th November 2014

California-based Solar Flight has released details of their latest plans and concept for a solar powered plane - the Sunstar. It is an planned as an unmanned or manned aircraft, ...

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Solar Skin - Video

Monday 3rd November 2014

Solar panels stand out on a building like a zit on the face! Unsightly solar panels may not be wholly bad, at least people will see that your making efforts ...

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Measure the Wind

Friday 31st October 2014

How much power can you get from offshore wind turbines - there must be some formula that scientists use to calculate at least an estimate - but in the U.S. ...

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Turn Off Reminder

Thursday 30th October 2014

Today’s post is offering some practical advise - a reminder of some of the basic energy saving actions we all need to make at home. We would hope these actions ...

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Waves of Power

Wednesday 29th October 2014

Wireless charging of smart devices seems convenient and the future of charging - placing your device on a mat or pad to charge without the hassle of cables and plugs ...

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Renewable Megabattery

Tuesday 28th October 2014

Renewable energy has a weakness which we have posted about previously, consistency of supply. The peaks and troughs of power supply due to wind speed variation or the changable intensity ...

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Hot Waste Water

Monday 27th October 2014

We have posted in the past about generating electrical energy from the heat in water. Often from a shower or similar, with the water lost down the waste pipe - ...

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