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Articles from July 2014
Fancy winning a million bucks form Google? If you do get your thinking caps on and invent a smaller power inverter. Google, along with the IEEE Power Electrics Society, have set ...
By products of industrial and chemical processes present headaches for many, sometimes they can be useful, but often they are harmful or only fit for landfill. In Finland VTT Technical ...
Tucked in a small laboratory at the U.S. Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a team of scientists from the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES) is ...
By adding a specially patterned layer of silica glass to the surface of ordinary solar cells, a team of researchers led by Shanhui Fan, an electrical engineering professor at Stanford ...
Every supermarket has to deal with large quantities of food waste, particularly from fresh fruit and vegetables. Apart from adding greatly to the costs of the store it also adds ...
Is the world really hotting up? Many would argue it is just a blip, or seasonal shifts, but new data from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) may change their ...
A new material structure developed at MIT generates steam by soaking up the sun. The structure — a layer of graphite flakes and an underlying carbon foam — is a ...
With so much information out there, including this blog, about energy efficiency, sustainability and green issues, it can be very confusing for individuals to know what impact they are having. ...
The world's largest hybrid renewable energy project has been commissioned on the rooftop of a prominent Jamaican law firm, Myers, Fletcher & Gordon. The project consists of 50 SolarMill units, ...
A team of school children mentored and supported by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars successfully completed the Greenpower IET Formula Goblin race at the Goodwood Motor Circuit on Sunday. The group of 10 ...
A world record that has stood for more than a decade has been broken by a team led by University of Cambridge engineers, harnessing the equivalent of three tonnes of ...
There are many portable solar devices on the market, but now SunJack are looking to get a step ahead with a portable pack that has a separate lithium-polymer battery that ...
Car park lighting burns a lot of energy, with indoor or multi-storey car parking lots often having lights burn 24/7. Hence car parks have serious potential for energy saving, and ...
If you don’t get on with saving energy what is the worst that can happen to you? Individually it likely to mean you are paying far higher energy bills, ultimately ...
One of the biggest challenges facing electric vehicles early on, and still in many locations, was the scarcity of charging points and stations. This understandably slowed take up, as potential ...
It is schoolboy/girl science that teaches you that at altitude it takes more heat to reach boiling point. Dr Thomas Povey a rocket scientist at the University of Oxford fully ...
Scientists at the University of Southern California (USC) have developed a water-based organic battery that is long lasting, built from cheap, eco-friendly components. The new battery – which uses no metals ...
We haven't posted about the wasted energy from gadgets and devices for awhile, but the topic has arisen anew via a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The problem ...
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is certainly a buzz technology that many governments and large organizations are using to improve clean energy supply - generally in large scale operations. But ...
You’ve got rhythm, you’ve got light! You have if you get your hands on a Spark Shaker. You can make a noise with the shaker, and through the motion you ...
A lot of forward thinking designers and developers have been producing various public device charging points, powered by renewable energy, around the globe. From solar powered “trees” with USB ports, ...
Researchers looking to combat climate change caused through increasing greenhouse gas emissions look at three areas: developing alternative energy sources with lower emissions; carbon capture and storage; capturing carbon and ...
Tofu, or bean curd, is a popular food derived from soya, generally regarded as a staple in health foods, but in reality is a staple in Thai and Chinese recipes, ...