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Shaded Energy

Thursday 16th May 2013

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 ...

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Moving Charge - Video

Wednesday 15th May 2013

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 ...

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The Gift of Light - Video

Tuesday 14th May 2013

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. ...

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Power Plants

Monday 13th May 2013

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 ...

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On The Go Charge - Video

Friday 10th May 2013

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 ...

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Boiling Sun - Video

Thursday 9th May 2013

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 ...

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Energy Wrap

Wednesday 8th May 2013

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 ...

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Power Plant - Video

Tuesday 7th May 2013

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 ...

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Sustainable Phoenix

Thursday 2nd May 2013

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 ...

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Air Cars - Video

Wednesday 1st May 2013

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 ...

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Batteries Charge Up and Down

Tuesday 30th April 2013

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 ...

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Windless Wind Energy

Monday 29th April 2013

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 ...

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Eco Dram

Friday 26th April 2013

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 ...

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Bug Fuel

Thursday 25th April 2013

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 ...

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Aero Solar

Wednesday 24th April 2013

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 ...

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Charge Cycle

Tuesday 23rd April 2013

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 ...

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Algae Glow

Monday 22nd April 2013

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 ...

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See the Heat

Friday 19th April 2013

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 ...

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Guest Post - The Journey to Saving the Earth

Thursday 18th April 2013

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 ...

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Highlight Skylight - Video

Wednesday 17th April 2013

Skylights have been used forever to add light to the interior of a building, natural light harvesting, so they can be energy saving allowing you to switch off lighting. They ...

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Shhh a Motorcycle

Tuesday 16th April 2013

The roar of a motorcycle as it speeds past you, which either inspires or annoys, could be a thing of the past, or even the psst, as that is the ...

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Chateau Smile

Monday 15th April 2013

As you sip your wine, the carbon footprint of the vineyard that produced it is probably far from your thoughts - think again, particularly when brushing your teeth. The fermentation process ...

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Green House

Friday 12th April 2013

If you had algae growing on your house the first thing you would do is call someone who could clean it off! But not if you were the owner of ...

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Sparking Wings - Video

Thursday 11th April 2013

Electrically powered planes have been a dream of many aircraft designers, the problem was getting a power cord long enough! That problem has been overcome through the resurrection of a ...

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Energy From Thick London FOG

Wednesday 10th April 2013

We all do it - and we know we shouldn’t - but we pour things down our sinks that cause problems, fats, grease, oil, you name it goes down the ...

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