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Articles from January 2015

Hybrid Luxury

Friday 30th January 2015

Want to run a hybrid, saving fuel and protecting the environment - great, so buy a super yacht! Netherland’s Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects have launched the Savannah, which they ...

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Light Football - Video

Thursday 29th January 2015

This Sunday is Superbowl Sunday - the New England Patriots will clash with the Seattle Seahawks watched by millions not only in the U.S. but worldwide. They will also be ...

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Heat Help

Wednesday 28th January 2015

This time of year - at least in the northern hemisphere - heating bills can be budget busting for many households and businesses. Putting on coats, and snuggling up in ...

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Gas Your Cell

Tuesday 27th January 2015

There are plenty of gadgets to provide a boost or back up power for your smart device, but they do not last long before they are depleted. Add a solar ...

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Pretty Solar

Monday 26th January 2015

Solar panels are ascetic, blank blocks of uninteresting renewable technology - but that maybe about to change, future solar panels may offer a very pleasing, natural or artistic appearance, at ...

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Jobs - Dark to Light

Friday 23rd January 2015

Swapping the deep dark of coal mine for the bright sunlight seems to be a great option that could be their choice for coal miners, as there are more workers ...

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CO2 Doesn't Rock

Thursday 22nd January 2015

Carbon sequestration was deemed to be the solution to cutting greenhouse gases by capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and injecting it deep below the Earth’s surface, where it would ...

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Biggest Future Threat

Wednesday 21st January 2015

In yesterday’s State of the Union Address U.S. President Barack Obama highlighted the greatest threat to the future and its generations - not terrorism or a nuclear war. He stated: ...

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Sun Light

Tuesday 20th January 2015

Ramon Bargalló a researcher for the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Barcelona College of Industrial Engineering of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), has developed the first autonomous industrialised ...

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Glass Battery

Monday 19th January 2015

Today's lithium-ion batteries are good, but not good enough as the future will only demand more and more battery use for our increasing smart gadgets, let alone electric cars and ...

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Open Alert

Friday 16th January 2015

Simple things left undone can have a big effect on energy use - the lights left on, heating left running, windows left open. The first two suggestions you can control ...

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Solar Sailing

Thursday 15th January 2015

Internationally renowned sailor and Olympic multi-gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie understand the climate, for obvious reasons, he also understands the importance of sustainability and he is putting that concern into action with ...

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Environmental Solar

Wednesday 14th January 2015

Producing photovoltaic solar cells with the aim of tackling climate change is not as clear cut as it may seem, as the production of the silicon for the solar cells ...

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Sustainabie Health

Tuesday 13th January 2015

In view of our post last week regarding energy waste in hospitals it is time to reveal a positive with the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) Sustainability Awards. They are ...

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New Energy from Old

Monday 12th January 2015

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, and Transport for London have launched plans to revamp London’s historic Greenwich Power Station for the 21st century, and transform it to generate low ...

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Ice Station Zero

Friday 9th January 2015

As it is winter for a huge number of the earth’s population, including us at the ESA, we decided to post about somewhere enjoying summer….mind you it is still cold! At ...

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Megacity Scoot

Thursday 8th January 2015

Gogoro, is a company that claims to be transforming how energy is distributed and managed in megacities, whatever they are, unveiled the world’s first high-performance, zero emissions, two-wheeled electric vehicle, ...

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Pocket Sun Power

Wednesday 7th January 2015

Portable solar charging panels for smart devices are reasonably common, but they are not always that portable and can take too long to charge a device - with some taking ...

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Electric Windows

Tuesday 6th January 2015

Buildings containing a lot of glass can benefit form sunlight, but the reverse can be too much sunlight warming the building and providing glaring sunlight for the occupants. Blinds are ...

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Put To Sleep

Monday 5th January 2015

With the start of 2015 new rules kicked-in across the European Union which obliges networked appliances and devices to switch themselves off when not being used. Such items as modems ...

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Uncommon Energy Sense

Friday 2nd January 2015

It amazes us at the ESA that with so many constraints on budgets that many public organizations do not make the cheap and easy efforts to save money through energy ...

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