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Articles from April 2013
Elevators can use a lot of energy, possibly traveling up and down with just a few people, or even no passengers - all the time using a lot of energy ...
Offshore wind has the potential to provide plenty of energy but supply can be intermittent and unpredictable, raising questions over its usefulness and cost effectiveness. But work by MIT researchers ...
Have a dram or two of fine Scotch and consider how your efforts in downing the Scottish nectar may be aiding the environment through supply of bio-fuel for renewable energy ...
The mention of E. coli sends rumblings through society, often literally, but the killer bug could prove useful in producing bio-diesel. It sounds like science fiction but a team from ...
At the Aero Global Show for General Aviation which takes place in Germany today PC-Aero will announce their plans for two new solar-powered electric planes. The company have made improvements to ...
It seems a while since we looked at a cycle powered device, so its good to post about a potential new one looking for backers on Kickstarter - the Siva ...
Night lights are useful, in the kids room they keep the monsters from under the bed and stop the beasts leaping out of the partially opened wardrobe. For adults they ...
Seeing where energy is being used and particularly wasted is a prime concern for those trying to improve energy efficiency, save energy and costs. Advance metering helps, but another tool ...
Today we welcome a guest post from Sam Marquit. Sam is a green building contractor and writes about the often unsung work of many companies to improve the sustainability of ...
Skylights have been used forever to add light to the interior of a building, natural light harvesting, so they can be energy saving allowing you to switch off lighting. They ...
The roar of a motorcycle as it speeds past you, which either inspires or annoys, could be a thing of the past, or even the psst, as that is the ...
As you sip your wine, the carbon footprint of the vineyard that produced it is probably far from your thoughts - think again, particularly when brushing your teeth. The fermentation process ...
If you had algae growing on your house the first thing you would do is call someone who could clean it off! But not if you were the owner of ...
Electrically powered planes have been a dream of many aircraft designers, the problem was getting a power cord long enough! That problem has been overcome through the resurrection of a ...
We all do it - and we know we shouldn’t - but we pour things down our sinks that cause problems, fats, grease, oil, you name it goes down the ...
Three years back Italian police struck at the Sicilian Mafia when they arrested and froze the assets of one Vito ‘Lord of the Wind’ Nicastri. It was discovered that Nicastri ...
Only last week we posted on a story that researchers in India are looking at building solar panel roofs over highways to provide some serious MW of renewable energy - ...
Electric vehicles (EV) are certainly becoming more common place, but in real terms just a few models exist compared to the traditional petrol and diesel variety. But it does seem ...
Do not be surprised in the not too distant future if after waiting in for an engineer or technician to make a service visit you get a call to say ...
We posted a couple of weeks ago about a wind energy device that disposed of blades and now, like London buses, another one has come along soon after. One of the ...
In a country where land values are multiplying faster than the chillies thrown into a curry, finding room to place solar panels can be difficult. Scientists in India are considering ...