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Articles from November 2014
THE UK's first ever bus powered on food waste and human poo has taken to the road today which engineers believe could provide a sustainable way of fuelling public transport ...
Stanford University engineers have invented a revolutionary coating material that can help cool buildings, even on sunny days, by radiating heat away from the buildings and sending it directly into ...
A squid generating system may sound bizarre but is central to the success of Scottish company Albatern’s efforts to produce an efficient renewable energy process. They have developed WaveNET - ...
Watching a nearly silent aircraft fly past your bedroom window at night, fuelled by used vegetable oil and batteries is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to the ...
Many environmental activists come a cropper of critics when in their efforts to spread globally the green, energy saving, environmental friendly life style they use one of the most energy ...
Silicon is the second most-abundant element in the earth's crust. When purified, it takes on a diamond structure, which is essential to modern electronic devices—carbon is to biology as silicon ...
Proximity and day light harvesting systems have been around for a long time. You enter a room the light comes on, as the sunlight intensifies automatically the internal lights dim, ...
We have watched with interest the development of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and yesterday Toyota announced they will launch their ‘Mirai’ hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV) in Japan on December ...
The Jasper Solar Power Project near Kimberley, South Africa, is the largest solar energy plant in Africa. Completed just last month it will produce 180,000 megawatt-hours of energy annually for ...
A ‘black box’ that the developers claim cut energy bills by 20% is about to go on sale in the UK. The box will switch appliances off and on in ...
A new technique for generating electrical energy from vibrations has been discovered, with a technique that harvests energy from mechanical vibrations by converting them into electricity - it is small ...
What are the after effects of Scotch whisky - a headache, room spinning, a dry mouth and a lot more? Well…yes, but how about the the after effects of the ...
A car powered by its own body panels could soon be driving on the roads after a breakthrough in nanotechnology research by a team from the Queensland University of Technology ...
It would be fantastic to find a cost effective method of neutralizing carbon fuel emissions - to be able to cut out those pollutants and greenhouse gases from power stations ...
How about using jet fuel in your house to power things? I am sure you would pale at the suggestion - a small spark would cause panic, so you would ...
Green transport takes on many forms, with hydrogen maybe the choice for future development. At the opening of Mercedes Product Engineering Center in Beijing the company introduced their G-Code SUV ...
California-based Solar Flight has released details of their latest plans and concept for a solar powered plane - the Sunstar. It is an planned as an unmanned or manned aircraft, ...
Solar panels stand out on a building like a zit on the face! Unsightly solar panels may not be wholly bad, at least people will see that your making efforts ...