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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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The Power of One

Tuesday 8th January 2013

Charging electronic devices can be a bit of a night-mare - think of all the different chargers you need for your phone, laptop, tablet, printer, camera and on and on ...

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Monday 7th January 2013

Only yesterday we reported on the energy saving advantages of OLEDs (Organic light-emitting diodes) and the release later this year of the first commercial light using two thin OLED panels ...

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3D Assault on Battery

Friday 4th January 2013

3D has become one of the buzz words of the last few years, from 3D cinema, TV through to 3D printers - well how about a 3D battery! A Colorado State ...

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OMG an OLED Lamp

Wednesday 2nd January 2013

Organic light-emitting diodes (OLED) use less energy than regular bulbs and regular LEDs. OLEDs use multi electroluminescent film layers made up of an organic compound, which responds to an electric ...

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Eat, Grow, Charge

Monday 31st December 2012

As we face the new year many people will set their minds on losing weight, particularly if they have over indulged during the holiday period - but wait (or weight) ...

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Switch to Switch to Save - Video

Friday 28th December 2012

It is clear that energy efficient lighting can provide substantial energy savings and leading many of those savings are LED lights, but for many switching to LED lighting means a ...

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Take the Music with You

Thursday 27th December 2012

We have posted previously about mobile speakers, low and high tech, solar powered or rechargeable - but todays offering is also a flashlight, power supply and speaker phone. The Braven625s Bluetooth ...

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Peel and Stick Solar Panels

Monday 24th December 2012

When you think of solar panels many tend to think of large, reasonably heavy units on roofs or even arrayed across fields in solar farms, but here at the ESA ...

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Madder Batteries are Greener

Friday 21st December 2012

Rechargeable batteries are at the center of our lives. Cell phones, tablets, power drills, hand-mixers and so much more all use rechargeable power packs and at their heart are rechargeable ...

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Bright Little Sun - Video

Thursday 20th December 2012

Earlier this week we posted about the Waka Waka Light, apart from being a solar powered energy saving device it has huge social potential for all those who live off-grid ...

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It's Not All Black and White

Wednesday 19th December 2012

Cool roofs have become an ever popular method of improving the energy efficiency of a building and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Lab (PPPL) set out to ...

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Car That Blows Itself Up!

Tuesday 18th December 2012

It is a well known fact that having your tyres correctly inflated is not only safe but it also saves fuel. It is also accepted that the majority of us ...

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Shine a Light in the Dark Areas of the World - Video

Monday 17th December 2012

We feature solar lights and chargers often in our postings, but today we look at a solar charger that has at it’s foundation a far greater social aim - the ...

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Colour Printing Turns Green

Friday 14th December 2012

When we use our computer printers we use ink, paper and power - all impacting on the environment, but even if we are careful to print only when we need ...

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