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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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Although the weather seems to be incredibly unpredictable wherever you are, it is the time when the sun will start to shine, and may even shed some warmth into our ...
Kinetic power generation is becoming evermore popular, and where to better utilize the technology than charging your smart phone. You stick your phone into your pocket or purse and walk ...
We have posted in the past about the efforts of certain social entrepreneurs to provide lights powered by renewable energy - generally solar, to the populations in the developing world. ...
Most of us take plants for granted - after all they surround us, but they also keep us alive and feed us, let alone make our environments pleasing visually -they ...
How many times have you had to try and find a seat in a McDonalds, diner or restaurant with access to a power socket so you can charge your rapidly ...
Carrying a thermos flask so you can enjoy a hot, or warm drink while out and about is something we have all done, or do, even if the lukewarm drink ...
How do you fancy creating electricity by throwing some kitchen film wrap like material over something generating heat, such as a an electric motor or some other heat generating appliance ...
Kickstarter and other start up initiatives are really helping to push the boundaries of sustainable energy ideas. Last week we considered the amazing work being completed on air powered cars ...
ONE World Trade Centre in New York will be the tallest building in the western hemisphere when it is completed. As you would expect from a new 21st century build ...
Here is an idea that could revolutionise transport, an alternative fuel for your car, that could rock the world, or it may be swallowed up and disappear. If rumors from ...
Elevators can use a lot of energy, possibly traveling up and down with just a few people, or even no passengers - all the time using a lot of energy ...
Offshore wind has the potential to provide plenty of energy but supply can be intermittent and unpredictable, raising questions over its usefulness and cost effectiveness. But work by MIT researchers ...
Have a dram or two of fine Scotch and consider how your efforts in downing the Scottish nectar may be aiding the environment through supply of bio-fuel for renewable energy ...
The mention of E. coli sends rumblings through society, often literally, but the killer bug could prove useful in producing bio-diesel. It sounds like science fiction but a team from ...
At the Aero Global Show for General Aviation which takes place in Germany today PC-Aero will announce their plans for two new solar-powered electric planes. The company have made improvements to ...
It seems a while since we looked at a cycle powered device, so its good to post about a potential new one looking for backers on Kickstarter - the Siva ...
Night lights are useful, in the kids room they keep the monsters from under the bed and stop the beasts leaping out of the partially opened wardrobe. For adults they ...
Seeing where energy is being used and particularly wasted is a prime concern for those trying to improve energy efficiency, save energy and costs. Advance metering helps, but another tool ...
Today we welcome a guest post from Sam Marquit. Sam is a green building contractor and writes about the often unsung work of many companies to improve the sustainability of ...