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Articles from March 2016

One in Five Home Appliances Use More Energy Than Claimed.

Wednesday 30th March 2016

One in five home appliances tested by UK consumer and green groups consumes more energy than claimed on the packaging.  The three year investigation into fridges, dishwashers, light bulbs and other ...

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Return of an Electrified Bubble Car

Wednesday 23rd March 2016

Some older European readers may well remember the Isetta Bubble Car. BMW Isetta produced the world’s top-selling single-cylinder car for 8 years from 1955, with 161,728 units sold. The name ...

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Energy-related CO2 Emissions Flat for Second Year

Wednesday 16th March 2016

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) – the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions – stayed flat for the second year in a row, according to analysis of preliminary ...

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Good Vibrations for Energy

Wednesday 9th March 2016

Many innovators have tried to adapt wind turbines to be more more pleasing to the eye. They have concocted designs that look like trees, other natural or even local manmade ...

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Solar Cells as Light as a Soap Bubble

Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Imagine solar cells so thin, flexible, and lightweight that they could be placed on almost any material or surface, including your hat, shirt, or smartphone, or even on a sheet ...

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