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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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Green Cup

Friday 13th June 2014

The World Cup kicked off yesterday in Brazil, with plenty more than just football/soccer in the headlines. Many Brazilians are protesting against the huge investment in the cup by the ...

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Doubling Renewables

Thursday 12th June 2014

According to a new report launched by the International Renewable Energy Agency in New York, “REmap 2030” claims that scaling-up renewable energy to 36% of the world’s total final energy ...

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Quantum Dots

Wednesday 11th June 2014

Think those flat, glassy solar panels on your neighbour’s roof are the pinnacle of solar technology? Think again. Researchers in the University of Toronto’s Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of ...

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Double Power

Tuesday 10th June 2014

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a grapheme based supercapacitor that doubles the energy and power available when compared to commercially available alternatives. It achieves this through ...

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1000 Mile EV

Monday 9th June 2014

Alcoa and clean technology company Phinergy have been developing an aluminium-air battery that would revolutionize the range of electric cars potentially up to 1000 miles, yes that is right - ...

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Flexible Power

Friday 6th June 2014

Imagine being able to carry all the juice you needed to power your MP3 player, smartphone and electric car in the fabric of your jacket? Sounds like science fiction, but ...

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Solar Record Breaker - Video

Thursday 5th June 2014

A world record in solar thermal energy has been broken at Australia’s CSIRO energy centre. They have used solar energy during a particularly hot spell to generate “supercritical” steam. The team ...

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Home Cell

Wednesday 4th June 2014

A fuel cells seem like the power of the future. A fuel cell converts chemical energy directly into electrical energy, but despite being around since 1838, there hadn’t been a ...

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U.S. Acts

Tuesday 3rd June 2014

It is good when we can post that national governments look to take powerful action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, it is even better when the leading nations set the ...

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Sun Powered Flight

Monday 2nd June 2014

Solar Flight have been working on solar powered planes for several years and had b sen promising a test flight with passengers this summer - on Friday to be precise ...

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Warming What?

Friday 30th May 2014

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose, By any other name would smell as sweet.” So says Juliet in Act II Scene II of Romeo and Juliet. ...

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Cool Beer Pit

Thursday 29th May 2014

Can you enjoy a cool beer on a hot summers day without burning up electricity or having to make a trip to the fridge? You can now, and in the ...

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Screwy Wind

Wednesday 28th May 2014

Rotterdam research & development company The Archimedes has revealed their revolutionary urban wind turbine, which could provide wind energy to the urban environment, including residential buildings. The Liam F1 Urban Wind ...

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Case for Energy

Tuesday 27th May 2014

Imagine a future in which our electrical gadgets are no longer limited by plugs and external power sources. Instead the case they are in could power your device, such as ...

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Energy from Heat

Friday 23rd May 2014

Vast amounts of excess heat are generated by industrial processes and by electric power plants, leading to researchers from around the world spending decades seeking ways to harness some of ...

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Beast E Bike

Thursday 22nd May 2014

Most E-Bikes we feature in our posts are reasonably sleek looking, or at the least a traditional looking bicycles with the added electric motor. Today we would like to put ...

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Locked In Solar

Wednesday 21st May 2014

Solar power is turning up on many items, but here is a new solar powered product, the Skylock which is due for release in 2015. The Skylock is a bicycle ...

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Air Efficiency

Tuesday 20th May 2014

Efficiency in air travel is a major target for environmentalists, with planes unfortunately delivering plenty of greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere. Hence news of energy efficient jet engines is ...

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