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Rock the Green Bikers

Tuesday 25th June 2013

A wall of Marshall speakers and accompanying amps behind the Lycra clad rockers, with an audience of bikers would be an accepted scene - heavy rock, Harley-Davidson’s and Marshall all ...

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24 Hours of Efficiency? Video

Monday 24th June 2013

This weekend 2013 Le Mans 24 hours saw an Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid car claim a dramatic victory for the second year in succession, getting ahead of the Toyota ...

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Kite Power

Thursday 20th June 2013

‘Let’s go fly a kite, up through the atmosphere, up where the air is clear’ - so go the words from Mary Poppins - and thereby lies a solution to ...

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USB Energy Monitor

Wednesday 19th June 2013

When travelling and trying to get some work done you can be forever monitoring your laptops battery life - as it begins to drop you try to work out if ...

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Google's Balloon Goes Up

Tuesday 18th June 2013

To quote Google’s own script - ‘Everyone’s on the internet’ - this is obviously not true, in fact the majority of the world cannot connect to the internet. So the ...

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Fire-up your Smart Phone - Video

Monday 17th June 2013

One thing that surprises us is how many innovative products and prototypes there are for charging smart phones and devices in remote places - whether while out hiking in the ...

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Pockets and Bags of Power

Friday 14th June 2013

The Isle of Wight Festival starts today and things have changed since Hendrix rocked the island - now festival goers have to have their phones at the ready, but standing ...

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How Much for a Gallon of Electricty?

Thursday 13th June 2013

So you get yourself an electric vehicle (EV) but you can no longer look at the gas station prices and calculate easily how much you're paying for your fuel. You ...

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Lego, Population and Climate Change

Wednesday 12th June 2013

Hans Rosling, a Swedish Doctor and Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute explains in the video below how the population of the world can affect climate change - using ...

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Solar Power of Good

Tuesday 11th June 2013

Seventeen million people worldwide live with cerebral palsy, a permanent disability that affects movement ranging from a weakness in one hand to an almost complete lack of voluntary movement. Many ...

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Albatross Lessons in Energy Use

Monday 10th June 2013

How often have we learned from nature - the living world around us so often present solutions to the challenges that are regularly faced due to mankind’s mistakes - climate ...

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Sun Powered Bug Wars

Friday 7th June 2013

It is now the time of year to enjoy the great outdoors - except we are not alone. Whether camping, hiking or cooking outside we can be plagued by mosquitos! ...

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Water Future - BBC Video

Thursday 6th June 2013

The industrial revolution kicked-off in Great Britain about 1760, before spreading to Europe and the US within a few decades. It saw a huge explosion in the need for energy, ...

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Green London Buses

Wednesday 5th June 2013

Public transport can impact heavily on greenhouse gas emissions - electric or hybrid power vehicles not only produce less pollution and CO2 than petrol powered equivalents, they also transport people ...

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Hydrogen Speed

Tuesday 4th June 2013

Many people were surprised to hear that not only had supercar manufacturer Aston Martin built a Hydrogen powered car, but they were going to enter it in the 41st ADAC ...

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Slot Truck Racing for Real

Monday 3rd June 2013

Running electric vehicles (EV) has been problematic and not because of the electric motor technology and related hardware, but due to the limits of batteries. Hence Swedish auto manufacturer Volvo ...

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German Li-ion Pride

Thursday 30th May 2013

Researchers in Germany have made a breakthrough in lithium-ion battery technology. Working at the Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research (ZSW) in Ulm, scientists improved the cycle stability of li-ion batteries, ...

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Personal EV - Video

Wednesday 29th May 2013

We may wish to save energy by using electrically powered transportation, and what do we think of? We will automatically think of electric vehicles (EV) but how about saving your ...

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Plasma Power - Video

Tuesday 28th May 2013

University of Missouri Engineer, Randy Curry and his team have developed a method of creating and controlling plasma that could revolutionize energy generation and storage. Besides liquid, gas and solid, matter ...

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Small but Elegant Energy Saving

Friday 24th May 2013

Chandelier’s could never be described as energy saving - multiple bulbs burning up electricity, even if the light is diffused and scattered by thousands of glass beads. But Young and Batagallia ...

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See-Through Energy

Thursday 23rd May 2013

Being able to generate energy from a glass window would be an awesome boon - just imagine how much energy could come from a glass encased skyscraper office building? This ...

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Waste Heat Energy - Video

Wednesday 22nd May 2013

A lot of heat is wasted - heat from waste incinerators, data processing and refineries, but soon it could be turned into energy after work by Osmoblue. A large proportion of ...

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Power Steps - Video

Tuesday 21st May 2013

Kinetic energy generation seems to be spreading, we only posted last week about a smart phone with a kinetic energy device to charge the battery, now some mechanical engineering students ...

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Power Trip

Sunday 19th May 2013

Graphene, is a material composed of pure carbon, with atoms arranged in regular hexagonal patterns with the qualities of being the lightest and yet strongest materials on earth - but ...

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House of Straws

Sunday 19th May 2013

There have been various designs and concepts for running wind power on urban buildings - but they are few and far between - so it is with interest that Belatchew ...

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