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The UK Government has announced plans to update the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), to include ...Go to Article
Network Rail, who operate the railway infrastructure in the UK, are looking to incentivise staff ...Go to Article
We would like to alert you to a simple energy saving idea - although there ...Go to Article
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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? ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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? ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
“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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
There seems to be an increasing number of research projects and developments looking at harvesting energy from various sources. Research at Duke University in the U.S. has looked at using ...