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Articles from February 2014
In emergency situations and on camping trips having an effective lamp could be vital - if it can provide more than just light it could make it a life saver. Goal ...
New research by the Imperial College London blows away claims that ageing wind farms are a bad investment, predicting that wind turbines can remain productive for up to 25 years, ...
There are times when electricity demands can hit a big spike, which utility companies have to prepare for - for instance, half time at major sporting occasions, soccer’s World Cup ...
How often we climb into our car and throw our smart phone into a well in the central console or on a seat, but wouldn't it be great if in ...
Many designs and technologies copy nature - biomimicry - but you wouldn’t think fruit would be the blueprint for a battery. Yes we have all seen a potato battery, but ...
If you suggested to students that their courses could involve visiting many music festivals you are likely to fill the classes. They have done that at the UK’s De Montfort ...
Generating electricity from waves isn’t new, but the way that energy is gathered could be accomplished in a new way if research by UC Berkley is realized. UC Berkeley assistant ...
It is shocking that while in the developed world we spurn tap water and use expensive bottled water instead, almost 800 million people still have no access to safe, clean ...
We all have fridge magnets, but they could be about to become far more influential than siting on the fridge door, by saving energy while chilling your goods. Researchers working in ...
How about a system that uses basically hydrogen instead of lithium as an energy source in battery-powered devices - that could have a big impact on clean energy use in ...
How many empty wine bottles do you discard each week, month, day? Obviously it will vary upon your level of alcohol dependence! But hopeful you are sober enough to recycle ...
In a somewhat “swords into plowshares” action a huge former Nazi anti-aircraft bunker has been converted into a green energy power plant by IBA Hamburg and Hamburg Energie. The "Energy Bunker”, ...
Electric vehicles and hybrids will become a far more common site this year according to a new report from IHS Automotive. It claims the increase will happen due to tighter ...
Bicycles are quite rightly held up as the perfect sustainable form of transport - so what has been the evolution of the bike? A proliferation of electric bikes and pedelecs, ...
Energy efficiency is a major weapon to combat climate change, and work by climate researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK have made the world's temperature ...
Developing further sources of renewable energy is vital to boosting the sustainable energy future, particularly as fossil fuels diminish and fracking is still very controversial. Energy from Waste (EfW) is being ...
We have posted recently how the search for battery storage that would allow renewable energy to become power grid useable has become very important. Well, now a team of Harvard ...
Your cell phone or laptop charger is coming under scrutiny in the US to make sure it is energy efficient - all under a new directive from the US Energy ...
You’ve heard about the health advantages of standing at your desk rather than sitting - apparently expending the same energy over a year as running something like 26 marathons! Well ...