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Climate Cropped

Thursday 20th March 2014

All of us concerned with energy saving are well aware of the threat of climate change - many have suffered in recent months, and years, with increasing extreme weather conditions, ...

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Energy Saving Flap

Wednesday 19th March 2014

You love your cat, and have fitted a cat flap to allow your wee beastie to come and go - unfortunately all the money you spent on insulating the house, ...

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Tuesday 18th March 2014

We accept that LED bulbs are durable and save energy, and we reported last week about developments to produce brighter LEDs to slot in as replacements for 100W incandescents. On ...

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Crops Chopped

Monday 17th March 2014

We think efforts to combat climate change will secure our futures and the future for our children. It seems we are seeing the effects of climate change ever more readily ...

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Clean Green US

Friday 14th March 2014

Clean Edge Inc. and SolarCity announced the results of an inaugural national poll of U.S. homeowners regarding clean-energy products and services - the “U.S. Homeowners on Clean Energy: A National ...

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Eiffel of Sustainability

Thursday 13th March 2014

The Eiffel Tower has been undergoing redevelopment since 2012 and what interests visitors to this blog is the ‘greening’ of the iconic landmark with sustainable technology being installed on the ...

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Power LED

Wednesday 12th March 2014

LED lights are filling the need for energy efficient lighting in so many applications - in the home and office it has proved problematical to match the illumination from a ...

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Bottled Light

Tuesday 11th March 2014

We have highlighted through some of our posts how many people worldwide have little or no access to light - living in darkness once the sun goes down. Many use ...

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Infrared Clean Energy

Monday 10th March 2014

When the sun sets on a remote desert outpost and solar panels shut down, what energy source will provide power through the night? A battery perhaps, or an old diesel ...

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Drone Friend

Friday 7th March 2014

What is one way Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zukerberg can multiply FB users? Answer: Get many of the five billion people in the world without internet access online! Hence, it ...

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Crawling Light

Thursday 6th March 2014

You are awoken by your own screams, sweating you recall your nightmare. You are in your own garden or yard but you can’t get away no matter where you go ...

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Slow Snow

Wednesday 5th March 2014

The famous Iditarod sled-dog race covering 975 miles across Alaska, starts ceremonially on the first Saturday of March each year, and in earnest the following day. It is known for ...

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Docked Power

Tuesday 4th March 2014

Ships in port are major sources of pollution and CO2 emissions as they have to keep their thirsty diesel generators running to power the vessel while in dock - but ...

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Climate Change Answers

Monday 3rd March 2014

All of us that are concerned with energy saving and efficiency accept that reducing energy consumption cuts greenhouse gas emissions, which is a major contributor to climate change - or ...

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Light Wonder - Video

Thursday 27th February 2014

In emergency situations and on camping trips having an effective lamp could be vital - if it can provide more than just  light it could make it a life saver. Goal ...

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Lasting Wind

Wednesday 26th February 2014

New research by the Imperial College London blows away claims that ageing wind farms are a bad investment, predicting that wind turbines can remain productive for up to 25 years, ...

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EV Packet Power

Tuesday 25th February 2014

There are times when electricity demands can hit a big spike, which utility companies have to prepare for - for instance, half time at major sporting occasions, soccer’s World Cup ...

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Spongey Charger

Monday 24th February 2014

How often we climb into our car and throw our smart phone into a well in the central console or on a seat, but wouldn't it be great if in ...

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Seeds of Power

Friday 21st February 2014

Many designs and technologies copy nature - biomimicry - but you wouldn’t think fruit would be the blueprint for a battery. Yes we have all seen a potato battery, but ...

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Reduced Energy Music

Thursday 20th February 2014

If you suggested to students that their courses could involve visiting many music festivals you are likely to fill the classes. They have done that at the UK’s De Montfort ...

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Seafloor Carpet Power - Video

Wednesday 19th February 2014

Generating electricity from waves isn’t new, but the way that energy is gathered could be accomplished in a new way if research by UC Berkley is realized. UC Berkeley assistant ...

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Sun Pumping

Tuesday 18th February 2014

It is shocking that while in the developed world we spurn tap water and use expensive bottled water instead, almost 800 million people still have no access to safe, clean ...

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Chilled Fridge Magnet - Video

Monday 17th February 2014

We all have fridge magnets, but they could be about to become far more influential than siting on the fridge door, by saving energy while chilling your goods. Researchers working in ...

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Hydrogen Power

Friday 14th February 2014

How about a system that uses basically hydrogen instead of lithium as an energy source in battery-powered devices - that could have a big impact on clean energy use in ...

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Light Cork - Video

Thursday 13th February 2014

How many empty wine bottles do you discard each week, month, day? Obviously it will vary upon your level of alcohol dependence! But hopeful you are sober enough to recycle ...

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