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Solar Winds

Monday 21st July 2014

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, ...

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EV Rolls

Friday 18th July 2014

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 ...

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Levitating Energy Storage

Thursday 17th July 2014

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 ...

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Solar Hike - Video

Wednesday 16th July 2014

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 ...

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Lots of LED

Tuesday 15th July 2014

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 ...

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No Efficiency Fine

Monday 14th July 2014

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 ...

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Hydrogen Fuel Safety

Friday 11th July 2014

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 ...

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High Energy Efficiency

Thursday 10th July 2014

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 ...

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Storage Naturally

Wednesday 9th July 2014

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 ...

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Standby Warning

Tuesday 8th July 2014

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 ...

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Home CHP - Video

Monday 7th July 2014

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is certainly a buzz technology that many governments and large organizations are using to improve clean energy supply - generally in large scale operations. But ...

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Shake Your Power - Video

Friday 4th July 2014

You’ve got rhythm, you’ve got light! You have if you get your hands on a Spark Shaker. You can make a noise with the shaker, and through the motion you ...

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Soofa So Good

Thursday 3rd July 2014

A lot of forward thinking designers and developers have been producing various public device charging points, powered by renewable energy, around the globe. From solar powered “trees” with USB ports, ...

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Chemical Climate Combat

Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Researchers looking to combat climate change caused through increasing greenhouse gas emissions look at three areas: developing alternative energy sources with lower emissions; carbon capture and storage; capturing carbon and ...

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Tofu Solar

Tuesday 1st July 2014

Tofu, or bean curd, is a popular food derived from soya, generally regarded as a staple in health foods, but in reality is a staple in Thai and Chinese recipes, ...

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Green Water Cleaner - Video

Monday 30th June 2014

How many times have you looked out over a harbor scene and been delighted by the yachts, boats and scene of waterside bliss - as you draw tot he edge ...

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Hydrogen Toyota - Video

Thursday 26th June 2014

Japanese motor manufacturer yesterday Toyota revealed the exterior design of its hydrogen fuel cell sedan, the FCV, first unveiled as a concept at the Tokyo Motor Show last year. The car ...

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Dirt Cheap Storage

Wednesday 25th June 2014

Renewable energy is really taking off, growing by a factor of 53 over the last nine years, but there is a dam holding back the flood - that dam is ...

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Power Walking - Video

Tuesday 24th June 2014

Imagine having the ability to charge your cellphone while hiking miles from home, or a wall socket. Canada’s Queen’s University Mechanical and Materials Engineering researcher Qingguo Li, and PhD student ...

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Money Out of the Drain - Video

Monday 23rd June 2014

As you stand enjoying your shower have a thought for all that hot water running over your body, ingot he shower tray and down the drain - all that hot ...

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Electric HOG - Video

Friday 20th June 2014

In previous posts we have commented on the difference between the deep, guttural sound of a Harley-Davidson, a HOG, compared to the silence of an electric motorbike, well what do ...

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Solar-Wind Power - Video

Thursday 19th June 2014

Large concrete towers are a common site at thermal power stations, often seen dominating the skyline pumping out vast quantities of steam, but now similar towers could dot the skyline ...

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Chop Energy - Video

Wednesday 18th June 2014

With many people talking about the Scottish vote for independence from the rule of the UK Parliament in Westminster, London, ironically it is a Scottish start-up that will be helping ...

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Costa Del EV

Tuesday 17th June 2014

If you are off to southern Spain and the Costa Del Sol for your vacation or on business you can now try out an electric vehicle. Hertz are offering hirers ...

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Smart Adjustments

Monday 16th June 2014

The NEST Thermostat is one of those devices everyone wants, smart looking, smart powered, and yet practical. It has also been around for awhile now, hence it is a little ...

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