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Coolest Dynamo Light Ever - Video

Thursday 20th September 2012

We all loved LEGO when we were young - and some of us still do even though we're a lot older - well now you can save energy with LEGO ...

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Potted Energy

Wednesday 19th September 2012

We are posting about another solar product today - but this is a little different, well a lot actually, the main similarity is the spelling and reliance on the sun. ...

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Usable Solar Power on the Go

Tuesday 18th September 2012

As we have seen from the many posts on this blog, storing small amounts of solar energy for running a small lamp or charging a phone is easily achievable, but ...

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Light Up The Trash

Monday 17th September 2012

What do you do with used plastic bottles? If you are ‘environmentally aware’ you will look to recycle them, but why not put them to good use. It is not ...

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Ping - Some Energy With Your Burrito

Friday 14th September 2012

As you nuke your TV Dinner in the microwave did you realize you are allowing a vital energy source to dissipate into the ether. Microwaves aren’t smart, they don’t know what ...

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Go Now - But Go Efficiently

Thursday 13th September 2012

Many of us use GPS to take a short trip to a local restaurant or a journey of many hundreds of miles to some remote location - but it won’t ...

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See UFO See Energy - Video

Wednesday 12th September 2012

We have stated in previous posts that if you can see the energy you are using you can control it, allowing you to turn off what you don’t need or ...

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21st Century Flintstone Bike

Tuesday 11th September 2012

We have posted about bicycles, static or otherwise, that can produce energy but of course the common or garden bike is an energy and environmental saver in itself. No fuel, ...

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Flapping Over Energy Leaks

Monday 10th September 2012

The wind blows cold and the letter box on the front door flaps back and forth sending an icy blast through the house. In many places people have a letterbox fitted ...

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Have a Gas While Cooking and Saving

Friday 7th September 2012

We generally post about electricity savings - not always - but electricity is more or less central to most of what we write about, whether it be saving energy or ...

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Green Future Fuel

Thursday 6th September 2012

If you have a garden pond, live near a river, the sea, a creek or even just keep fish you will soon come to hate algae - the green slimy ...

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Sun-Light Calling - Video

Wednesday 5th September 2012

Over the past couple of years several companies have produced solar powered mobile/cell phones, but they have tended to be expensive, particularly for third world countries and developing economies where ...

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Cycle of Power

Tuesday 4th September 2012

Cycling is regarded as probably the most environmentally friendly form of transport, but the pedal power also generates energy, as we posted recently with static bicycles in a Brazilian jail. Dynamos ...

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A Little Bit of Sun in Your Hand

Monday 3rd September 2012

You are plunged into the dark when there is a power-out due to extreme weather or even just more energy demand than the power grid can supply - you could ...

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You Know You Auto

Friday 31st August 2012

Taking action to save energy can be daunting and some times impossible - dashing around the house to perform some tasks is just too much to ask or no one ...

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A Glow With Savings

Thursday 30th August 2012

We mentioned in a recent post how being able to see what electricity you are using is an advantage - a huge advantage. Electricity is basically invisible, so having a ...

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Wind Runner - Video

Wednesday 29th August 2012

On this blog we often feature small solar powered or wind-up energy devices to power gadgets and today we have a wind powered gizmo. The HyMini is a stylish little personal ...

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Energy Efficiency Melts Prius! Video

Tuesday 28th August 2012

You are concerned about the environment and energy saving, so you install energy saving windows and invest in a Toyota Prius hybrid car - you are doing your bit for ...

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Heat Generation

Friday 24th August 2012

A residential gas boiler generally provides hot water for heating and advances in technology usually mean the newer your boiler the more energy efficient it is, which is what you ...

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Electric Chair - Video

Thursday 23rd August 2012

There can be nothing more relaxing than sitting in a rocking chair with a newspaper or a good book, and often without either for just a few moments of shut-eye, ...

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Energy Saving Comfort - Video

Wednesday 22nd August 2012

As we turn into the latter half of August we may still be trying to stay cool, or in the southern hemisphere warm. In a localised environment a fan or ...

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Easy Rider Saves Gas

Tuesday 21st August 2012

For motorcyclists the sound of the exhaust, the handling, the acceleration and speed of the bike are all important qualities - with each biker preferring one aspect over another. This ...

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Low Lights of Energy Saving

Monday 20th August 2012

Night lights are common place, generally used for children’s bedrooms providing a small source of light so the child can either get to sleep without the frights, wake up and ...

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Power Walking - Video

Friday 17th August 2012

The London 2012 Olympics were a great success on the sports field and also off - we have already reported on the urban wind turbine used at the Olympic Park, ...

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Thursday 16th August 2012

In the energy saving industry we generally regard solar power as an energy generating source, but how about using the heat energy from the sun to cook? We understand we can ...

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