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Love, and CO2, is in the Air

Wednesday 13th February 2013

It may be obvious that red roses are not green - but take it from us they are not, that is of course ‘green’ in the environmental sense. Scientific American reports ...

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Spray On Energy - Video

Tuesday 12th February 2013

The University of Sheffield in partnership with the University of Cambridge in the UK have developed what can only be described as a spray on solar cell. Using a process the ...

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In Tent on Power

Monday 11th February 2013

If you consider investing in an electric car you face major concerns over the range of the vehicle between charges and then where you can find public charging points. Designer ...

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Islands in the Sun

Friday 8th February 2013

A few weeks ago we posted about Belgium’s plans to make a renewable energy island in the North Sea to benefit from wind and water power - now rotating islands ...

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Learning from Plants

Thursday 7th February 2013

So often mankind makes a leap forward in technology by copying what has been around them for aeons - animals or plants. It is happening again as electronics giant Panasonic are ...

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Darkened Boulevards

Wednesday 6th February 2013

Paris - the 'City of Lights' - in the dark! That will be the case from July 1 this year, as the French government have confirmed earlier reports that they will ...

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High Speed

Tuesday 5th February 2013

Innovative manufacturer Dyson developed the Airblade, at the time  a new sort of hand dryer that was effective in its task and in energy saving when compared to most other ...

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Reflective Glory

Monday 4th February 2013

The glorious gleaming Greenland Plaza tower in Zhengzhou may look like an energy eating 60-story monster as it glows out day and night over the Chinese city and the Henan ...

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Shove Your iPad into an ATM

Friday 1st February 2013

What do you do with unwanted electronic gadgets - smart phones, MP3 players and even tablets? There are companies that will take some of these items off your hands and give ...

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It's Dark - Grab A Barracuda!

Thursday 31st January 2013

If you are stuck in the dark, away from a power source, or there is a black out what do you want near to hand - a Barracuda of course! ...

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Crossing Currents

Wednesday 30th January 2013

Water and electricity do not mix - or rather it mixes too well - you want to keep the two things well apart, but now Siemens and a Norwegian shipyard ...

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Knits Save Planet

Tuesday 29th January 2013

In days gone by if you felt cold your parents wouldn’t turn up the heating they would tell you to go and put a sweater on - well that is ...

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Power Strolling

Monday 28th January 2013

When potential new parents choose a stroller they have a huge choice, but how about a digital stroller that has an electric motor to fold up and down, lights, an ...

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Around Town with an Xkuty

Friday 25th January 2013

Do you wish to scoot around town quickly without polluting the atmosphere or emitting bucket loads of CO2 - well the answer could be the Xkuty One. This Spanish electric ...

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Renewable Energy Ireland & Island

Thursday 24th January 2013

Renewable power is becoming a very desirable asset to governments, with some going to great lengths to supply it to their shores, as can be seen in two stories coming ...

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Luci Light - Video

Wednesday 23rd January 2013

Here is another solar power lamp that is cheap, portable and easy to use. Useful for a kids night light, camping, disaster zones and, on a higher plain, the three ...

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Warm LED

Tuesday 22nd January 2013

LED lighting is now common place, they are far more energy efficient and last a lot longer than incandescent light bulbs and compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), it seems to ...

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Hot Power Bodies

Monday 21st January 2013

Do you have a hot body? If you are alive the answer would be yes, as we all generate body heat, and when you exercise or take part in sports that ...

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Smart Plug

Friday 18th January 2013

Monitoring energy is vital to making any substantial savings in energy consumption and bills - smart meters do this, but it is a little more complicated to ascertain how much ...

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A Light Touch Phone

Thursday 17th January 2013

Home energy management is becoming ever popular, with more companies jumping on the band wagon. Belkin joined the fray with a range of products for managing energy in the home ...

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Something's in the Air - Video

Wednesday 16th January 2013

Electricity without wires or sockets throughout your home powering all your gadgets, maybe even your TV and more energy hungry appliances - even better the energy would be delivered efficiently. We ...

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Sun's Generation

Tuesday 15th January 2013

Goal Zero specialize in portable solar power systems to power USB, AC and DC devices and last week they unveiled a new product at the Consumer Electronics Show. The Yeti 150 ...

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Water Power

Monday 14th January 2013

Hydroelectricity is well understood and used, generating power from water using methods which have been used since the first watermill, but there maybe a new way of generating power from ...

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Smart Surge

Friday 11th January 2013

Smart power strips have been featured heavily in our posts in the past - the multi socket devices which can be used to turn things off instead of leaving them ...

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Solar Communication

Wednesday 9th January 2013

Unless you wear a broad rimmed hat all day this energy saving gadget is ideal for the mobile executive, or mum, who needs to stay in touch with their share ...

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