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Articles from February 2015

Up The Creek

Friday 27th February 2015

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 ...

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Temp Solar Armband

Wednesday 25th February 2015

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 ...

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Energy Pipeline

Tuesday 24th February 2015

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 ...

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Monitor to Save

Monday 23rd February 2015

We came across an interesting article on the scientific website, that highlights the importance measuring energy use, vital in reaching energy saving targets. It’s important as if you can’t ...

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Oceans of Power

Thursday 19th February 2015

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 ...

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India's Big Solar

Tuesday 17th February 2015

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 ...

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Green Ethics?

Monday 16th February 2015

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 ...

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Glowing Car - Videos.

Friday 13th February 2015

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 ...

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Solar Bike

Thursday 12th February 2015

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 ...

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Snail Power

Wednesday 11th February 2015

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 ...

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Off Grid Light - Video

Tuesday 10th February 2015

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 ...

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Fishing for Energy

Monday 9th February 2015

What do you do with an old trawler? How about turn it into wave power plant? The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) report that Kvernevik Engineering AS have anchored ...

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Mother was Right

Friday 6th February 2015

You want to clean something? My mother always swore by baking soda, or to give it its full title:sodium bicarbonate - it turns out she was right in so many ...

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Electric Trucking

Thursday 5th February 2015

All electric power for commercial vehicles has always been a challenge, because of the sheer size of the battery packs required to store and deliver enough energy to drive heavy ...

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Thanks to Zymomonas Mobilis

Wednesday 4th February 2015

Indiana University (IU) biologists believe they have found a faster, cheaper and cleaner way to increase bioethanol production by using nitrogen gas, the most abundant gas in Earth’s atmosphere, in ...

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Power At Your Finger Tips

Tuesday 3rd February 2015

Mobile technology, whether smart phones, tablets or wearable technology, is in our hands - and often never out or our digits - or in contact with our bodies in some ...

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Pedalling Coffee

Monday 2nd February 2015

Opening a mobile coffee outlet based on a tricycle seems to be an exceptional entrepreneurial opportunity, but is it also very green, using man power partially to operate and of ...

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