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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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Risky Cities

Tuesday 20th August 2013

Climate change combined with rapid population increases, economic growth and land subsidence could lead to a more than nine-fold increase in the global risk of floods in large port cities ...

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No Driver for Miss Daisy

Monday 19th August 2013

Singapore's first clean and green driver-less shuttle transportation system will soon see passengers shuttling between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and JTC Corporation's (JTC) CleanTech Park. A model is being made of the ...

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Energy Free Backscatter - Video

Thursday 15th August 2013

We might be one step closer to an Internet-of-things reality, as University of Washington engineers have created a new wireless communication system that allows devices to interact with each other ...

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The Sun in a Briefcase - Video

Wednesday 14th August 2013

The power of the sun in a briefcase? That seems to be what AspectSolar have created with their Sunsocket Solar Generator, which has solar panels that actually move and track ...

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Hyperfast California Tube Riding

Tuesday 13th August 2013

The world is talking about Elon Musk, the founder of PayPal, SpaceX and Tesla, and his Hyperloop system which could become the world’s fastest train. Musk was inspired to take a ...

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Table No Cable

Monday 12th August 2013

You buy a sleek looking designer gadget to enhance your home, it looks wonderful in the brochure and the showroom, but when you install it in your living room it ...

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ASAP to the Rescue

Friday 9th August 2013

It’s not a jet ski, it’s not a small catamaran, it’s a Life Guard Man on ASAP! The Asap little water craft has been designed by Brit Ross Kemp as a ...

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Wind Trim - Video

Thursday 8th August 2013

As renewable energy proliferates innovators have gone to work, particularly developing ideas for combining renewable energy generation - so how about combining wind and solar energy. Cleantec Wind from Colorado are ...

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Road Charge

Wednesday 7th August 2013

For the first time anywhere, electric buses are providing public transport and are being recharged right from the road, even in transit. The Online Electric Vehicle (OLEV), developed by the Korea ...

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Glass Water Heater

Tuesday 6th August 2013

University of Toronto researchers claim that improvements in the energy efficiency of buildings can be made by fitting window glass which has small channels of water. These channels were inspired ...

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Green Fly

Monday 5th August 2013

You dreamed of getting your first electric car and it is now parked on your drive, with a charging lead running out of the house - but what is the ...

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Electric Rover Land

Thursday 1st August 2013

Testing on Land Rover’s Electric Defender vehicle is taking place at the world renowned Eden Project in Cornwall in South West England. The Defender, known the world over as a tough ...

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Double Charge

Wednesday 31st July 2013

More cities around the globe are sporting EV charging points - generally with special bays for the cars and a socket to plug your car in and recharge the battery ...

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