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Articles from December 2013

Wet Battery Cell

Tuesday 31st December 2013

Work at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory could revolutionize rechargeable batteries, which is important to the future of so many of our devices. Researchers have developed a ...

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Pedal in 2014

Monday 30th December 2013

New York City is looking to kick off the new year with a sustainable theme. The lights on the famous New Year’s Eve ball drop in Time Square, Manhattan, will ...

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Big Green Taxi

Friday 27th December 2013

From early in the new year it is predicted that a new London taxi will be seen on the city streets of the UK capital. It is not only a ...

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Electric Snow Drive - Video

Monday 23rd December 2013

What’s it like to drive an electric vehicle, and for those in the colder areas of the world is it right to be concerned that the cold will reduce the ...

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The Energy Game

Friday 20th December 2013

New games consoles hit the high-streets and all the reviews and forums are full of comparisons between the models, but gamers rarely worry overly about the energy efficiency of their ...

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Tablet for Gift Headache

Thursday 19th December 2013

It’s the time of year when most people are considering what to give as a gift - for some they want to also provide something that will save energy. There ...

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Energy Splash

Wednesday 18th December 2013

Gliding through the water, causing little disturbance maybe the way we would all love to swim, like an Olympic gold medalist, all the energy we produce used to propel us ...

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More Ice Please - Video

Tuesday 17th December 2013

THE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA released their annual Artic Report Card showing the condition of the Arctic over the last 12 months. Although 2013 didn’t bring ...

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Green Delivery from UPS

Monday 16th December 2013

Commercial fleets of vehicles are an obvious place for alternative energy use and UPS, the well know global parcel delivery firm is doings its part in a new and different ...

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London Lights

Friday 13th December 2013

London is about to spend, more than ever before, on updating the street lighting across the UK capital - as unveiled by Mayor, Boris Johnson. The new energy-efficient lighting program is ...

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EV Bhutan

Thursday 12th December 2013

Bhutan, a tiny country on the eastern edge of the Himalayas', surrounded by India and China with a population of just three-quarters of a million is to set an example ...

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Energy Sucker

Wednesday 11th December 2013

Solar energy doesn’t always need huge panels up on the roof, or spanning across fields in the countryside. We have had small solar panels on devices, such as calculators, for ...

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Cold Digital Turkey

Monday 9th December 2013

In an excellent post on Mother Nature Network Jenn Savage, who writes on green parenting, presented an intriguing idea that affects so many of us and would save energy at ...

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Save Energy - Use Someone Else's

Friday 6th December 2013

Have you ever resorted to theft? Not grand larceny, just a little theft? Probably. For instance, have you plugged your phone, tablet or computer into someone’s power outlet without asking first? ...

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Seeing the Changes

Thursday 5th December 2013

We are all starting to realise the impact of climate change with ever dramatic weather events hitting almost everyone to a greater or lesser degree. But do we really wish ...

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Power Hub - Video

Wednesday 4th December 2013

This year electric bicycles seem to be hitting the market with increasing rapidity. Good for the environment, good for energy saving, but not so good for the bank balance as ...

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Bumpy Energy

Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Piezoelectric materials produce electricity from pressure or stress - as we have seen before it could be steps as people walk, or the weight of vehicles as they travel over ...

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Tin Pan Valley

Monday 2nd December 2013

Silicon Valley springs into the mind when thinking of innovative, future developments - but, that maybe about to change to Tin Valley - or Tin Pan Valley to play with ...

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