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Smart meters are the next generation of gas and electricity meters and offer a range ...Go to Article
In many countries, we are used to purchasing household items with ratings of energy consumption. ...Go to Article
THE energy efficiency of vertical farms could soon be boosted by as much as 20%, thanks ...Go to Article
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 - ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Many scientists are working hard to improve lithium-ion batteries but one group of researchers have turned to the humble snail and the way their shells grow to develop a better ...
Its been awhile since we posted about an off grid power gadget that can help in emergencies and is aimed at the outdoor world of camping. BioLite, who make that amazing ...