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PETE - Progressing but can do better!

Friday 22nd March 2013

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 ...

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Square Mile of Sun Power

Thursday 21st March 2013

  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 ...

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Green Play

Wednesday 20th March 2013

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 ...

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Energy Downhill

Tuesday 19th March 2013

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 ...

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Charging In Motion

Monday 18th March 2013

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 - ...

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Intelligent EV Charging

Friday 15th March 2013

We have been getting a whole raft of electric vehicles announced over the past few weeks - from the Geneva Motor Show and beyond, but again critics claim that EVs ...

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Non-Blade Runner

Thursday 14th March 2013

Opposers to wind turbines usually quote ugliness, bird safety and noise as reasons that they do not want wind turbines, particularly when they are planned for their neighborhood! Well, get ride ...

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Chitty, Chitty, Spark, Spark

Wednesday 13th March 2013

Would you like an electric vehicle, not only that a racing EV? Now you can by building it yourself at home without too much hassle as it comes in a ...

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Insulating Balls

Tuesday 12th March 2013

Around the shores of the Mediterranean it is common to see little brown balls of seaweed that are regarded as a nuisance. It is in fact the remains of Neptune ...

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Why Energy Detection Tools Don’t Cost The Earth (Advertisement)

Monday 11th March 2013

Depending on the size of your business, energy saving can become a simple and straightforward task or it can become very time consuming which requires a lot of resources to ...

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Electric Flight

Friday 8th March 2013

European helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland has secretly been working for 18 months on the world’s first electric tilt-rotor aircraft, and it has already made several test flights. The ‘Project Zero’ tilt rotor ...

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Driving on Air

Thursday 7th March 2013

Electric vehicles, hybrid or otherwise, seem to be the future for motorized transport - until now. But MDI (Motor Development International) have come up with a zero emissions car which runs ...

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Kicking Energy Goal - Video

Wednesday 6th March 2013

Making energy generation fun is a great idea, which is why a team of ex-Harvard University graduates are looking to raise backing through a Kickstarter campaign for their SOCCKET soccer ...

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Renewable Lion Scarer

Tuesday 5th March 2013

Lion’s in Kenya are endangered, one reason is the growing human population brings them closer to the lions natural home. Farmers for years have regarded the king of the jungle ...

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See Through Power

Monday 4th March 2013

How great it would be to never have to worry about having to charge up your iPad, or about finding a power outlet on the move. Solar chargers are available, ...

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Buses Charge at Stops - Video

Thursday 28th February 2013

Electrically powered public transport is the way ahead for environmentally and sustainable transport, the problem is you have larger vehicles requiring a lot of power and they take a fair ...

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Little Urchins Save the World

Wednesday 27th February 2013

The spiky looking sea creatures that fascinate children when they go rock-pooling on the shoreline could provide the answer to capturing tonnes of CO2. Newcastle University in the UK discovered that ...

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Less Work When Sweaty

Tuesday 26th February 2013

Nature Climate Change published a study by researchers from America’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) which reckons that rising humidity affects workers capacity in summer months in tropical and ...

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Warm to the Swarm

Monday 25th February 2013

We all know about swarms of bees or other insects that seem to move as one, although made up of many, many individuals. The novel by Frank Schätzing’s “The Swarm” ...

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Own a Hybrid with a Smile

Friday 22nd February 2013

Hybrid cars, a combination of internal combustion engine and electric motor, are popular but also disparaged by petrol heads - maybe that is beginning to change with more powerful hybrid ...

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A SSIKE For Sore Feet - Video

Thursday 21st February 2013

We have featured several electric scooters and motorcycles across our posts, they all look like regular bikes, but now there is the SSIKE electric scooter which is extremely light, 25 ...

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Waves of Electric Power

Wednesday 20th February 2013

When we consider electric motorized transport we tend to think in terms of electric vehicles, cars powered by electric motors - let alone the more traditional electrically powered trains and ...

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Solar Power to Destroy

Tuesday 19th February 2013

Has Hollywood taken over the universe? Meteorites bombarding the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Friday and the near miss (well 17,200 miles) with asteroid 2012 DA14 a few hours later ...

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Tapas Pod EV

Monday 18th February 2013

Across European cities space for parking cars is at a premium, so the desire for an urban car that is small, such as the Smart Car, is increasing. But can ...

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Drip Charge

Friday 15th February 2013

Often you use your smart phone, tablet or laptop while sipping away at a hot coffee or tea, there in lies an energy saving opportunity. Epiphany Labs have taken alternative charging ...

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