Renewables could offer storm protection

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: Energy, Engineering

Offshore wind farms and tidal lagoons may offer protection from the elements, as well as clean energy. Ibrahim Maiga reports.

Seafloor wave-to-energy ‘carpet’ absorbs 90% of wave energy

Thursday, 13 March 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy, Engineering

A new seafloor wave-to-energy converter offers high power conversion efficiency and cost-effective features for resilience.

MIT device could lead to solar electricity on-demand

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy, Engineering

A new PV add-on turns light into heat for improved efficiencies and thermal energy storage.

Nanomaterial breakthrough could lead to more efficient electronics

Friday, 07 March 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy, Engineering

A new technique allows graphene nanoribbons to transport electrons without interruption for greater distances.

A currency to incentivise solar energy

Monday, 03 March 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy, Financial models, Investment

SolarCoin rewards you with digital currency for generating solar energy.

New material could double solar cell efficiency

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy

US researchers have unveiled a new compound which could reduce the number of materials used in solar cells.

Clean-tech firms profit from China’s C02 permit market

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change, Carbon, Energy

The debut of world’s second-largest C02 emissions market and a shakeup of environmental legislation boosts Beijing’s green ambitions.

Cows: a source of natural gas?

Thursday, 13 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy

Argentinian researchers believe rural communities could use methane from ruminants as an alternative energy source.

Food and wastewater biogas to heat 5,200 New York homes

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 by tess riley
Tags: Community energy, Energy, Waste

A new project at the city’s largest wastewater treatment plant will convert biogas into natural gas for domestic and commercial use.

EV cars power office building in Japan

Monday, 10 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy, Engineering, Transport

Six all-electric Nissan LEAF cars are being used as a temporary power source at peak times, cutting costs at the Advanced Technology Centre in Atsugi City.

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