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The Hive Active Heating System is one of a number of such ‘smart’ systems on ...Go to Article
The joint World Bank-IFC program, Lighting Africa, is a two-year consumer education campaign to promote ...Go to Article
Yesterday Sir James Dyson, the entrepreneur and inventor behind the Dyson vacuum cleaner manufacturers and ...Go to Article
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 ...
Fancy winning a million bucks form Google? If you do get your thinking caps on and invent a smaller power inverter. Google, along with the IEEE Power Electrics Society, have set ...
By products of industrial and chemical processes present headaches for many, sometimes they can be useful, but often they are harmful or only fit for landfill. In Finland VTT Technical ...
Tucked in a small laboratory at the U.S. Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a team of scientists from the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES) is ...
By adding a specially patterned layer of silica glass to the surface of ordinary solar cells, a team of researchers led by Shanhui Fan, an electrical engineering professor at Stanford ...
Every supermarket has to deal with large quantities of food waste, particularly from fresh fruit and vegetables. Apart from adding greatly to the costs of the store it also adds ...
Is the world really hotting up? Many would argue it is just a blip, or seasonal shifts, but new data from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) may change their ...
A new material structure developed at MIT generates steam by soaking up the sun. The structure — a layer of graphite flakes and an underlying carbon foam — is a ...
With so much information out there, including this blog, about energy efficiency, sustainability and green issues, it can be very confusing for individuals to know what impact they are having. ...
The world's largest hybrid renewable energy project has been commissioned on the rooftop of a prominent Jamaican law firm, Myers, Fletcher & Gordon. The project consists of 50 SolarMill units, ...
A team of school children mentored and supported by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars successfully completed the Greenpower IET Formula Goblin race at the Goodwood Motor Circuit on Sunday. The group of 10 ...
A world record that has stood for more than a decade has been broken by a team led by University of Cambridge engineers, harnessing the equivalent of three tonnes of ...
There are many portable solar devices on the market, but now SunJack are looking to get a step ahead with a portable pack that has a separate lithium-polymer battery that ...
Car park lighting burns a lot of energy, with indoor or multi-storey car parking lots often having lights burn 24/7. Hence car parks have serious potential for energy saving, and ...
If you don’t get on with saving energy what is the worst that can happen to you? Individually it likely to mean you are paying far higher energy bills, ultimately ...
One of the biggest challenges facing electric vehicles early on, and still in many locations, was the scarcity of charging points and stations. This understandably slowed take up, as potential ...
It is schoolboy/girl science that teaches you that at altitude it takes more heat to reach boiling point. Dr Thomas Povey a rocket scientist at the University of Oxford fully ...
Scientists at the University of Southern California (USC) have developed a water-based organic battery that is long lasting, built from cheap, eco-friendly components. The new battery – which uses no metals ...
We haven't posted about the wasted energy from gadgets and devices for awhile, but the topic has arisen anew via a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The problem ...