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Freedom Flow

Wednesday 25th March 2015

There are plenty of portable renewable energy devices to charge your USB devices, and more, few are hydropower devices but there is a new contender. The Blue Freedom kit, described ...

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Batteries from Peanuts

Tuesday 24th March 2015

When setting up a new lab at Purdue University, Indiana U.S., the professors and researchers were left with lots of packing ‘peanuts’ that spilled from the packing cases - Professor ...

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Cooling EVs

Monday 23rd March 2015

A study in this week’s Scientific Report by researchers at Michigan State University and in China add more fuel to the already hot debate about whether electric vehicles are more ...

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Budget Blunder

Friday 20th March 2015

This week the UK received the budget from Chancellor George Osborne, and notably incentives or financial boosts for energy efficiency were absent - bringing criticism. The UK Green Building Council responded ...

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Big Electric Wing

Thursday 19th March 2015

The arrival of a unique experimental demonstrator at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center last month may herald a future in which many aircraft are powered by electric motors. The Leading ...

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Computer Energy Save

Wednesday 18th March 2015

The California Energy Commission released proposed energy efficiency standards for computers and monitors that will save hundreds of millions of dollars off electricity bill annually. For desktop computers alone, it ...

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Power Dressing

Monday 16th March 2015

From light-up shoes to smart watches, wearable electronics are gaining traction among consumers, but these gadgets’ versatility is still held back by the stiff, short-lived batteries that are required. These ...

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Smoke Stack Capture

Friday 13th March 2015

UC Berkeley chemists have made a major leap forward in carbon-capture technology with a material that can efficiently remove carbon from the ambient air of a submarine as readily as ...

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Silk Batteries

Thursday 12th March 2015

Lithium-ion batteries have enabled many of today’s electronics, from portable gadgets to electric cars. But much to the frustration of consumers, none of these batteries last long without a recharge. ...

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Sunjacked

Wednesday 11th March 2015

Are you prepared if the grid goes down? Do you have power when out in the wild? Another company have produced a portable solar device for off grid use - ...

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Lighting Africa

Tuesday 10th March 2015

When there is a blackout and we are forced into darkness it reduces or even stops a lot of what we need to do. Imagine facing that situation daily, once ...

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Pee Power - Video

Monday 9th March 2015

A toilet, conveniently situated near the Student Union Bar at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), in the UK is proving pee can generate electricity - and ...

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Wastewater Energy

Thursday 5th March 2015

Extracting fossil fuels is an expensive process, often energy hungry with environmentally harmful side effects. For instance oil and gas operations in the United States produce about 21 billion barrels ...

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Be a Little Piggy

Thursday 5th March 2015

Straw houses may not resist a huffing wolf but they have more benefits than you may think is possible. This is being made apparent by the appropriately named sustainable builders ...

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It's From The Lagoon

Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Tidal power lagoons in the UK, which we posted on last year, have made a step forward to realisation - although the cost could be a challenge. We previously posted on ...

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Flow Battery - Video

Monday 2nd March 2015

Ensuring the power grid keeps the lights on in large cities could be easier with a new battery design that packs far more energy than any other battery of its ...

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Up The Creek

Friday 27th February 2015

You do not want to be up a creek without a paddle do you? But maybe now that would not be such a desperate situation if you were to find ...

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Temp Solar Armband

Wednesday 25th February 2015

Health care has been under pressure - budgets are tight and reduced staff numbers mean care workers are stretched looking after more patients - now research and solar power may ...

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Energy Pipeline

Tuesday 24th February 2015

If you live in a large city there is very likely a lot water running under your feet - a little from natural springs but most, if not all, is ...

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Monitor to Save

Monday 23rd February 2015

We came across an interesting article on the scientific website phys.org, that highlights the importance measuring energy use, vital in reaching energy saving targets. It’s important as if you can’t ...

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Oceans of Power

Thursday 19th February 2015

Wave power has been promoted as a major energy generator of the future, renewable and clean - but it seems that installations are always in experimental mode. It is not ...

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India's Big Solar

Tuesday 17th February 2015

India is starting construction of the world’s largest solar plant, all in their efforts to increase the country’s renewable energy capacity to help meet it’s fast-growing energy needs. The 750-megawatt ...

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Green Ethics?

Monday 16th February 2015

Here is an interesting post by guest author James McAllister. As a society we are unquestionably becoming more environmentally conscious. We’re beginning to align ourselves ever closer with a greener way of ...

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Glowing Car - Videos.

Friday 13th February 2015

Nissan in Europe has become the first manufacturer to apply glow-in-the-dark car paint to showcase how its market-leading, all-electric LEAF is helping more and more people convert to solar energy ...

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Solar Bike

Thursday 12th February 2015

Electric bikes are good for scooting around town, but if you wish to go a little further you will need to stop to get a lengthy recharge, before heading out ...

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