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To the Heights to Reap the Whirlwind

Wednesday 4th July 2012

A wind energy company formed out of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Altaeros Energies, is reaping the whirlwind, as it were, by prospecting for their source energy where they know ...

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iPads Cheaper than a Latte

Tuesday 3rd July 2012

How often have you sat in Starbucks and surfed the net on your iPad - if not you then you certainly know that plenty of people have been doing it ...

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Gadgets Also Eat Energy - VIDEO

Monday 2nd July 2012

We have been reviewing some very ingenious gadgets over recent posts, but how about turning the tables on the gadgets, as gadgets are also energy hungry little blighters, eating up ...

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Freeloaders Avoid Energy Bills - VIDEO

Friday 29th June 2012

We take solar energy very much for granted nowadays. How many of us have solar powered garden lights, often due to ease of fitting and not environmental concerns - stick them ...

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Hydrino Power? - VIDEO

Thursday 28th June 2012

We brought you news of a shower powered shower radio this week, and asked if you could come up with any other ideas for similar gadgets that could use domestic ...

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Just Hit the Button to Save Energy - VIDEO

Wednesday 27th June 2012

We thought we would look at a gadget which isn’t new as its been around for a few years now, but it can save energy and emissions so simply - ...

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Water Music From Your Shower Radio - VIDEO

Tuesday 26th June 2012

Showers are more environmentally friendly than a bath, as they use less water energy to heat, so it used to be claimed. The shower radio has become popular - meaning people ...

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"Stuff That Up Your Chimney" - VIDEO

Tuesday 26th June 2012

“Chim chiminey Chim chiminey Chim chim cher-ee! A sweep is as lucky As lucky can be” This well loved song from Mary Poppins harps back to former times when shaking a Chimney Sweeps ...

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Charge Your Smart Phone and Save Energy with a Mushroom

Friday 22nd June 2012

My smart phone was damaged recently, but as I was due an upgrade within a couple of months I decided to put the sim card into an older phone I ...

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Human Activity Over the Last 50 Years Accelerated Climate Change

Thursday 21st June 2012

There has been an ongoing argument regarding climate change, with part of the argument covering whether it is caused by natural events or human action. The view that man is responsible ...

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RIO+20 Another Wake Up Call!

Wednesday 20th June 2012

We have all laid in bed in the morning when the alarm makes its unwelcome nudge, calling for you to leap out of bed to face the day ahead - ...

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Blown Away by a New World Record in Energy Efficiency

Tuesday 19th June 2012

I am astonished by what some people do to achieve or even create a world record, all to be certified by the Guinness World Record team, some of them should ...

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A Wall of Light from a Single LED Bulb

Monday 18th June 2012

If you need a lot of light but wish to save energy and money you may be advised to invest in LED lighting, and how much cheaper to just buy ...

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Fish at Night? Use an LED Light.

Friday 15th June 2012

LED lighting has really taken off, its energy efficient, long lasting and provides a good light - but it can also bring other benefits, such as helping to catch fish ...

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'Slow Down, You Move Too Fast - Got To Make The Fossil-Fuel Last'

Thursday 14th June 2012

I have been posting this week about saving energy in the home and, by extension, the work place, well how about in between - that is on the commute to ...

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Political Energy Efficiency Swings and Roundabouts

Wednesday 13th June 2012

I rarely understand politics and politicians - there seems to be many contradictions in what they say and do, and as far as energy efficiency it is just as confusing ...

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Cut Energy Waste & Save Big Time

Tuesday 12th June 2012

By Steve Hill I mentioned in my last post about energy waste - one of the first areas to consider when you wish to save energy as it is usually quick, ...

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The Bad "Good Old Days" of Energy Use/Waste

Monday 11th June 2012

ENERGY is something we used to just take for granted - at least I did, I do not think I am alone in this. As a child and teen I ...

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Waving Goodbye to Dirty Power

Wednesday 30th May 2012

Scotland may be a small country, but its stake in the future renewable energy is about to get serious as Aquamarine Power’s Oyster 800 Wave energy device will soon be ...

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Energy Efficiency - Caring Women, Calculating Men

Friday 2nd March 2012

by Steve Hill Is it because men are gadget aware, conscious, interested - or obsessed as my wife would put it - that men are more aware of energy efficiency than ...

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