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Butt Energy

Wednesday 2nd October 2013

When we think of renewable energy generation we picture wind turbines, solar panels and such like - well, how about including the office chair, desk, plant and carpet? Swedish designer Eddi ...

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Batthead Bluetooth - Video

Tuesday 1st October 2013

How would you like to expand the bluetooth controllable devices to anything using an AA battery? You could use your smart phone or tablet to control so many items. A current ...

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Simple Hot Air

Friday 27th September 2013

As we have noted so many times in our posts - simple ideas are often the best, most cost effective to produce with good results. Today we have another neat, ...

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Electric Wheels

Thursday 26th September 2013

BMW have revealed the new BMW C Evolution Green electric scooter - which will come to market next year. The automotive giant has been trumpeting the C evolution as a concept ...

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Xkuty Cutie - Video

Wednesday 25th September 2013

The Electric Mobility Company of Spain has designed and produced the Xkuty e-bike which uses an iPhone to control various features. The iPhone is attached to the center of the ...

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Indian Smoke - BBC Video

Tuesday 24th September 2013

The BBC had an interesting report today, their video news report examines a glacier in the Himalaya’s in India. The glaciers feed water to millions upon millions of people, so ...

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Green Light for Vegas

Monday 23rd September 2013

From the air at night Las Vegas looks like a glittering jewel in a pitch black setting - all those lights glittering away - it makes you think about the ...

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More Power Scotty

Thursday 19th September 2013

"O ye'll tak' the high road, and Ah'll tak' the low (road)"  "And Ah'll be in Scotlan' afore ye" So goes the song "Bonnie, Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond" - but new ...

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Vind in Your Hull

Wednesday 18th September 2013

Norwegian designers Lade AS have come up with a hybrid powered, no not a car, a merchant ship called the Vindskip (Windship), and are using wind as part of the ...

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Racing Spark

Tuesday 17th September 2013

Electric cars are becoming so main stream next year will see the first major race series for purely electrically powered vehicles, that is high spec purpose built race cars, not ...

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Sun Baked

Monday 16th September 2013

Outdoor cooking is popular but can be messy and inconvenient if you are using charcoal or even bottled gas. This form of cooking for millions in the developing world - ...

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Electric Greyp's - Video

Friday 13th September 2013

Croatia's Rimac Automobili company have made the breathtaking Rimac Concept One, which we posted about awhile back - it also costs $1 million! So if your wallet does open that ...

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Electricty and Water Mix

Thursday 12th September 2013

Most developing countries are near the equator, receiving more sunlight than rainfall, but many, many people living in these harsh conditions suffer from a lack of electricity and potable drinking ...

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Plug-in Porsche

Wednesday 11th September 2013

At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Porsche plan to show off what looks to be the production version of its 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid super car. We will finally see it ...

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Sun Dried Clothes

Tuesday 10th September 2013

Energy efficient home appliances are common place, with energy star or other grading to show how green a fridge or dishwasher is, tempting you to buy to save money on ...

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Tiny Solar

Monday 9th September 2013

We have posted about lots of solar powered phone chargers combined with LED lights in the past, but today we bring you the ClicLite which differs from the others, particularly ...

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Share & Scoot

Thursday 5th September 2013

Bike sharing schemes are proliferating - a resource that many major cities see as contributing towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, the health of residents and visitors, quiet and ...

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Smart Building Mythbusters

Wednesday 4th September 2013

Smart buildings, that is buildings with advance building management systems that improve energy efficiency, possibly include renewable energy generation and other sustainable qualities have been proven to save energy and ...

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Can't Be Bothered Brits

Tuesday 3rd September 2013

Incredibly 22% of British householders say they “can’t be bothered” to be energy efficient, while 40% reckon they “cannot afford” to be according to new research claims by utility Npower. The ...

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Plug In a Harley!

Monday 2nd September 2013

The roar of the exhaust from a powerful Harley-Davidson is either music to your ears or a cacophony - dependent on your view. But amazingly there is likely to be ...

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Electric Foldable

Friday 30th August 2013

If you are an environmentally aware urbanite you would have considered the impact of using cycle power for transport. If you wish to use it without expending too much of ...

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Future View - Video

Thursday 29th August 2013

As a child, no doubt you pestered your parents for small coins to use a public telescope or binoculars - as an adult no doubt you have recalled your childhood ...

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Rolling Cold Comfort

Tuesday 27th August 2013

Trucks transporting cold and frozen goods have a double impact on the environment, the tractor units are powered by hefty diesel motors, spewing out green gasses, and then the refrigeration ...

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Through a Glass Darkly

Friday 23rd August 2013

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have designed a new material to make smart windows even smarter. The material is a thin coating of ...

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Energy Winning Soccer

Wednesday 21st August 2013

Brazil will host the FIFA World Cup next year and are looking to renewable and green energy to help succeed off the field of play. The Mineirão Stadium, full title being ...

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