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More Ice Please - Video

Tuesday 17th December 2013

THE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA released their annual Artic Report Card showing the condition of the Arctic over the last 12 months. Although 2013 didn’t bring ...

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Green Delivery from UPS

Monday 16th December 2013

Commercial fleets of vehicles are an obvious place for alternative energy use and UPS, the well know global parcel delivery firm is doings its part in a new and different ...

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London Lights

Friday 13th December 2013

London is about to spend, more than ever before, on updating the street lighting across the UK capital - as unveiled by Mayor, Boris Johnson. The new energy-efficient lighting program is ...

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EV Bhutan

Thursday 12th December 2013

Bhutan, a tiny country on the eastern edge of the Himalayas', surrounded by India and China with a population of just three-quarters of a million is to set an example ...

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Energy Sucker

Wednesday 11th December 2013

Solar energy doesn’t always need huge panels up on the roof, or spanning across fields in the countryside. We have had small solar panels on devices, such as calculators, for ...

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Cold Digital Turkey

Monday 9th December 2013

In an excellent post on Mother Nature Network Jenn Savage, who writes on green parenting, presented an intriguing idea that affects so many of us and would save energy at ...

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Save Energy - Use Someone Else's

Friday 6th December 2013

Have you ever resorted to theft? Not grand larceny, just a little theft? Probably. For instance, have you plugged your phone, tablet or computer into someone’s power outlet without asking first? ...

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Seeing the Changes

Thursday 5th December 2013

We are all starting to realise the impact of climate change with ever dramatic weather events hitting almost everyone to a greater or lesser degree. But do we really wish ...

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Power Hub - Video

Wednesday 4th December 2013

This year electric bicycles seem to be hitting the market with increasing rapidity. Good for the environment, good for energy saving, but not so good for the bank balance as ...

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Bumpy Energy

Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Piezoelectric materials produce electricity from pressure or stress - as we have seen before it could be steps as people walk, or the weight of vehicles as they travel over ...

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Tin Pan Valley

Monday 2nd December 2013

Silicon Valley springs into the mind when thinking of innovative, future developments - but, that maybe about to change to Tin Valley - or Tin Pan Valley to play with ...

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Go With The Flow - Video

Thursday 28th November 2013

Orson Wells said as Harry Lime in the Third Man “In Switzerland they had brotherly love - they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? ...

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Battery Sprouts - Video

Wednesday 27th November 2013

As we head towards the end of the year many kids know they will face the dreaded sprout - no not something personal, but Brussels sprouts. Some love them, but ...

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Air Power

Tuesday 26th November 2013

Wind and solar power generation can be improved and a start up in the UK have come up with a novel way to set up renewable power plants - 50,000 ...

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Cheap, Cheap, Solar?

Monday 25th November 2013

A good return on investment has been a stumbling block for solar power - often a long pay back period has been the experience for many. The scene has been ...

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Rotary Hum - Video

Friday 22nd November 2013

We have posted in the past about electric planes, we stay in the air today with an electric helicopter - which brings the advantages of no emissions, very easy to ...

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It Has that Zing - Video

Thursday 21st November 2013

If you thought that huge ghetto blasters or boom boxes were a thing of the past, think again - they are again being regarded as 'de rigueur', and what is ...

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Energy on Tap - Video

Wednesday 20th November 2013

If we post about alternative, off grid ways to power your phone or tablet, it is usually a hand cranked device or solar powered. So today it is pleasing to ...

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Pedal Powered Grind

Tuesday 19th November 2013

Does your work place have a gym to help you keep fit between working? That maybe about to change. If there isn’t such a facility at your work, then fitness ...

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Setting Sun Energy

Monday 18th November 2013

“Have you got a south facing roof, sir?” - That is the question often asked when the telesales person tries to get you to book an appointment with the solar ...

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Hydrogen Cycle

Friday 15th November 2013

Concealing or just housing a battery on an e-bike is a challenge for many designers but Ventec, a French collaborative company are purposed with designing an intelligent battery management system. ...

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Increased Temperature, Increased Violence

Thursday 14th November 2013

Despite ongoing debate as to whether there is a link between man made climate change and the increased risk of extreme weather patterns - such as Typhoon Haiyan that has ...

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Get Energy Use!

Wednesday 13th November 2013

Understanding energy use is vital if we wish to make energy savings - hence this post, on the US Department of Energy site by Ben Dotson, is excellent at helping ...

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Printed Green Car

Tuesday 12th November 2013

How would you like to print your car? Not only print it, but also for it to be the most fuel-efficient car available, and it also sounds like a famous ...

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AC/DC for More Solar Energy - Video

Monday 11th November 2013

Apply AC/DC to your solar panel and get more energy - that is what scientists have discovered. In our last post on Friday we highlighted new research into new sources of ...

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