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Smart meters are the next generation of gas and electricity meters and offer a range ...Go to Article
In many countries, we are used to purchasing household items with ratings of energy consumption. ...Go to Article
THE energy efficiency of vertical farms could soon be boosted by as much as 20%, thanks ...Go to Article
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Three years back Italian police struck at the Sicilian Mafia when they arrested and froze the assets of one Vito ‘Lord of the Wind’ Nicastri. It was discovered that Nicastri ...
Only last week we posted on a story that researchers in India are looking at building solar panel roofs over highways to provide some serious MW of renewable energy - ...
Electric vehicles (EV) are certainly becoming more common place, but in real terms just a few models exist compared to the traditional petrol and diesel variety. But it does seem ...
Do not be surprised in the not too distant future if after waiting in for an engineer or technician to make a service visit you get a call to say ...
We posted a couple of weeks ago about a wind energy device that disposed of blades and now, like London buses, another one has come along soon after. One of the ...
In a country where land values are multiplying faster than the chillies thrown into a curry, finding room to place solar panels can be difficult. Scientists in India are considering ...
Airports are not generally thought of as green centers, with high emitters such as aircraft in and out and plenty of road traffic, let alone the airport itself. Hence, recent ...
New digital still and video cameras seem to hit the market every week - some low cost while others are pricey but all promising great pictures through using loads of ...
Biofuel is central to many sustainable energy strategies, cutting carbon and producing energy, but it also produces waste that has left environmentalists scratching their heads as to what to do ...
A common sight across farmland are the electrified fences - sounds menacing but they only carry a small charge and discourage livestock from straying. The problem can be how do you ...
PETE offers you a chance for sustainable future - twice over! Who’s PETE - ‘Photon enhanced thermionic emission’ was introduced to the world three years ago by Stanford University researchers as ...
It isn’t surprising to see the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) complex has been built in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is hot and sunny there, allowing plenty ...
SimCity is a very popular, if frustrating, computer game which is also educational - teaching you how to build, expand and develop a city, or destroy through bad decisions. Now ...
When dealing with a site of natural significance, such as a National Park, sustainability moves up to a whole new level. The beautiful natural environment means that great sensitivity needs ...
We have covered the advance of wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging through these posts over the past few months. It is an ideal method of charging your electric car - ...