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Articles from October 2013

Developing Green Energy

Thursday 31st October 2013

The United Nation’s new Green Climate Fund is being used to roll out a huge program for financing renewable energy technologies in developing countries. The new fund is being set up ...

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Bicycles Overtake Cars

Wednesday 30th October 2013

Bicycle’s once were the wonder of the world - they provided personal transport for many people who had little access to it previously. Then along came the automobile - just ...

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Hi-Rise Biking - Video

Tuesday 29th October 2013

We often post about bicycles and LED lighting - both environmentally advantageous and energy efficient - today we sort of combine the two subjects in Eindhoven's astounding Hovenring. The Hovernring is ...

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Solar Life Saver

Monday 28th October 2013

Nokero specialize in solar lighting and battery charges and have now introduced what they claim is the most affordable solar light bulb - the price being important for those in ...

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Assisted Pedalling

Thursday 24th October 2013

If you revealed you owned a BMW many people would expect to look at your driveway and see a series 3 or 5 car, or a motorcycle - but more ...

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Power Parking

Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Wireless charging of electric vehicles (EV) is not new - that is, in the timescale of electric vehicle deployment - it has been around for at least a couple of ...

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Light Walking

Tuesday 22nd October 2013

With local authorities and municipalities looking to save costs by reducing street lighting, UK company Pro-Teq may have the ideal solution - instead of lighting the pathways from lights why ...

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Climate Change Coming to a City Near You

Monday 21st October 2013

Researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have published about their new study on climate change in Nature magazine which predicts unparalleled high temperatures globally, with some hitting sooner than expected. Dr ...

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Car Charge

Friday 18th October 2013

One of the biggest headaches for hybrid and electrical vehicle developers is dealing with the size and weight of the batteries required to power the thing. Volvo and a group ...

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Pumped Up iPhone

Thursday 17th October 2013

Many gadgets are already on the market to add power to your smart phone, boosting power, boosting charge time or using some form of renewable energy to provide a charge. ...

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Come Rain or Shine

Wednesday 16th October 2013

Sun and rain go together like a horse and carriage - no not a new version of an old song - just a fact, and for many living in the ...

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The Green Lantern

Tuesday 15th October 2013

Looking at NASA’a satellite images of the earth in darkness, the brightness of the cities dominate the image, often with little arteries of light between urban centers. Is all this ...

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Paper Power

Monday 14th October 2013

Generating electricity usually involves some very large and scary buildings, possibly radioactive materials or a lot of coal and resultant pollution - so how about a paper generator? That is ...

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The Real Ekocenter

Thursday 10th October 2013

If you are a global band you carry a lot of punch, and being able to deliver vital services to the developing world may seem like a good cause - ...

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Dead Battery Milking

Wednesday 9th October 2013

Soymilk is supposed to be a healthy drink, but you wouldn’t tie it in with battery power would you? Yet it is down to the efforts of Vitamilk, a Thai ...

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Two Wheel Goods

Tuesday 8th October 2013

Cargo transport conjures up images of large tractor and trailer units spewing out diesel fumes as they crisscross the country - well here is a new image, cargo bikes weaving ...

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Flaming Charge - Video

Monday 7th October 2013

There have been a couple of products which along with providing heat for cooking will also, from that heat, provide a charge to a USB connected device - now there's ...

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Serious Risk for Oceans

Friday 4th October 2013

Marine scientists warned this week that our oceans are declining more rapidly than previously thought -- becoming ever warmer and more acidic and losing oxygen at an alarming rate. "We ...

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Energy Spin for Kids - Video

Thursday 3rd October 2013

Children in Ghana work hard and struggle to get beyond basic education due to many factors, one of which we may take for granted in many countries - light. Bill Markham, ...

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Butt Energy

Wednesday 2nd October 2013

When we think of renewable energy generation we picture wind turbines, solar panels and such like - well, how about including the office chair, desk, plant and carpet? Swedish designer Eddi ...

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Batthead Bluetooth - Video

Tuesday 1st October 2013

How would you like to expand the bluetooth controllable devices to anything using an AA battery? You could use your smart phone or tablet to control so many items. A current ...

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