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Articles from June 2014

Green Water Cleaner - Video

Monday 30th June 2014

How many times have you looked out over a harbor scene and been delighted by the yachts, boats and scene of waterside bliss - as you draw tot he edge ...

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Hydrogen Toyota - Video

Thursday 26th June 2014

Japanese motor manufacturer yesterday Toyota revealed the exterior design of its hydrogen fuel cell sedan, the FCV, first unveiled as a concept at the Tokyo Motor Show last year. The car ...

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Dirt Cheap Storage

Wednesday 25th June 2014

Renewable energy is really taking off, growing by a factor of 53 over the last nine years, but there is a dam holding back the flood - that dam is ...

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Power Walking - Video

Tuesday 24th June 2014

Imagine having the ability to charge your cellphone while hiking miles from home, or a wall socket. Canada’s Queen’s University Mechanical and Materials Engineering researcher Qingguo Li, and PhD student ...

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Money Out of the Drain - Video

Monday 23rd June 2014

As you stand enjoying your shower have a thought for all that hot water running over your body, ingot he shower tray and down the drain - all that hot ...

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Electric HOG - Video

Friday 20th June 2014

In previous posts we have commented on the difference between the deep, guttural sound of a Harley-Davidson, a HOG, compared to the silence of an electric motorbike, well what do ...

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Solar-Wind Power - Video

Thursday 19th June 2014

Large concrete towers are a common site at thermal power stations, often seen dominating the skyline pumping out vast quantities of steam, but now similar towers could dot the skyline ...

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Chop Energy - Video

Wednesday 18th June 2014

With many people talking about the Scottish vote for independence from the rule of the UK Parliament in Westminster, London, ironically it is a Scottish start-up that will be helping ...

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Costa Del EV

Tuesday 17th June 2014

If you are off to southern Spain and the Costa Del Sol for your vacation or on business you can now try out an electric vehicle. Hertz are offering hirers ...

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Smart Adjustments

Monday 16th June 2014

The NEST Thermostat is one of those devices everyone wants, smart looking, smart powered, and yet practical. It has also been around for awhile now, hence it is a little ...

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Green Cup

Friday 13th June 2014

The World Cup kicked off yesterday in Brazil, with plenty more than just football/soccer in the headlines. Many Brazilians are protesting against the huge investment in the cup by the ...

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Doubling Renewables

Thursday 12th June 2014

According to a new report launched by the International Renewable Energy Agency in New York, “REmap 2030” claims that scaling-up renewable energy to 36% of the world’s total final energy ...

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Quantum Dots

Wednesday 11th June 2014

Think those flat, glassy solar panels on your neighbour’s roof are the pinnacle of solar technology? Think again. Researchers in the University of Toronto’s Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of ...

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Double Power

Tuesday 10th June 2014

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a grapheme based supercapacitor that doubles the energy and power available when compared to commercially available alternatives. It achieves this through ...

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1000 Mile EV

Monday 9th June 2014

Alcoa and clean technology company Phinergy have been developing an aluminium-air battery that would revolutionize the range of electric cars potentially up to 1000 miles, yes that is right - ...

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Flexible Power

Friday 6th June 2014

Imagine being able to carry all the juice you needed to power your MP3 player, smartphone and electric car in the fabric of your jacket? Sounds like science fiction, but ...

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Solar Record Breaker - Video

Thursday 5th June 2014

A world record in solar thermal energy has been broken at Australia’s CSIRO energy centre. They have used solar energy during a particularly hot spell to generate “supercritical” steam. The team ...

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Home Cell

Wednesday 4th June 2014

A fuel cells seem like the power of the future. A fuel cell converts chemical energy directly into electrical energy, but despite being around since 1838, there hadn’t been a ...

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U.S. Acts

Tuesday 3rd June 2014

It is good when we can post that national governments look to take powerful action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, it is even better when the leading nations set the ...

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Sun Powered Flight

Monday 2nd June 2014

Solar Flight have been working on solar powered planes for several years and had b sen promising a test flight with passengers this summer - on Friday to be precise ...

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