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The Hive Active Heating System is one of a number of such ‘smart’ systems on ...Go to Article
The joint World Bank-IFC program, Lighting Africa, is a two-year consumer education campaign to promote ...Go to Article
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Some part of the world have an over abundance of free renewable energy. Obviously we may consider desert areas with loads of sunshine and sea facing coasts with plenty of ...
One in five home appliances tested by UK consumer and green groups consumes more energy than claimed on the packaging. The three year investigation into fridges, dishwashers, light bulbs and other ...
Some older European readers may well remember the Isetta Bubble Car. BMW Isetta produced the world’s top-selling single-cylinder car for 8 years from 1955, with 161,728 units sold. The name ...
Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) – the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions – stayed flat for the second year in a row, according to analysis of preliminary ...
Many innovators have tried to adapt wind turbines to be more more pleasing to the eye. They have concocted designs that look like trees, other natural or even local manmade ...
Imagine solar cells so thin, flexible, and lightweight that they could be placed on almost any material or surface, including your hat, shirt, or smartphone, or even on a sheet ...
Science often turns to the natural world for modern solutions, using biomimicry. The wish has been voiced by some climate scientists that they could mimic photosynthesis, in other words absorb ...
Putting solar panels on your roof provides you with renewable energy, and often more than you need which in many countries can be sold back to the grid. The problem ...
Boeing has delivered a new type of fuel cell to the US Navy for testing. It’s the first of its kind using a technology called a “reversible solid oxide fuel ...
Super Bowl 50 takes place on Sunday, when the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will face off at Levi’s Stadium in San Francisco. The last two Super Bowl venues delivered ...
There seems little doubt now that our world is getting warmer, and one of the foremost weapons in combatting climate change is improving energy efficiency and hence reducing greenhouse gas ...
Using the River Thames to heat homes, testing electric bikes and trialling state-of-the-art smart parking bays are just some of the innovative projects to be put to the test in ...
TRADITIONAL light bulbs, thought to be well on their way to oblivion, may receive a reprieve thanks to a technological breakthrough. Incandescent lighting and its warm, familiar glow is well over ...
In our first post of 2016 let’s consider the habits that you could adopt for the year ahead that will save energy, reduce emissions and your utility bills. The U.S. ...
Fuel cells have been looked on as the power supply for the future, appropriate as we tumble into 2016. But how about a fuel cell to drop into your pocket ...
American wind power just passed the 70 gigawatt (GW) mark, meaning enough wind turbine capacity is now installed to supply over 19 million typical American homes with low-cost electricity. The announcement ...
Emergency or back-up energy for your home is usually reliant on a petrol or diesel generator, with the inherent noise and emissions. Now there is a renewable energy solution described ...
A new survey by the Global Electricity Initiative (GEI) of electric power utilities has revealed that their CEOs consider a global agreement on GHG emissions vital to their businesses’ sustainable success. The ...
Protests around the world at the weekend reveal that more and more people are concerned about climate change, and that they want the decision makers at COP21 to actually make ...
COP21 starts next week in Paris with the hope that the nations of the world can make further progress in tackling climate change - only India has withheld the promise ...
Certain technologies demand very high energy use, such as high-tech medical technology. As these technologies have life changing effects, hence it can be difficult to alter the energy demand and ...
One often missed energy saving opportunity is being able to control the heat coming in or going out through windows. Having blinds or curtains that prevent overheating or losing heat ...
Engineers at The Ohio State University have developed a new welding technique that consumes 80% less energy than a common welding technique, yet creates bonds that are 50% stronger. The new ...
In the last two posts we have reviewed our experience of driving an electric vehicle (EV) in an urban environment and on a longer journey into a desert for EV ...
Continuing our review of electric vehicles (EV) use, and the innovations that would help them become evermore useful in this post we look at a very different experience. In the ...