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.

Ford’s new concept car runs on sun

Thursday, 06 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Brands, Energy, Engineering, Transport

Ford claims its new hybrid vehicle, which features a solar panel system with sun-tracking technology, offers a significant improvement in solar panel efficiency.

Plant-based battery improves solar and wind energy storage

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering

New low-cost ‘flow’ battery could help to integrate renewable energy sources into the grid.

Energy economics as if thermodynamics mattered

Monday, 03 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Carbon, Energy

Entropic valuation makes a clear case for investing in clean energy, says Joss Tantram, Partner of Terrafiniti and a Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar.

Wind power now Spain’s top source of electricity

Friday, 31 January 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy

Wind contributed the highest percentage of Spanish power supply last year in a “world first” for renewables.

Five tips to boost returns on solar PV

Thursday, 30 January 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change, Carbon, Consumer engagement

Solar PV is energy efficient, but financial efficiency depends on good management, argues Ian Rose of PassivSystems.

Renewables could make farms financially viable

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 by tess riley
Tags: Agriculture, Behaviour change, Consumer engagement, Diagnosis

Tess Riley finds out why almost 40% of UK farmers are investing in renewables.

The rise of the energy citizens

Monday, 20 January 2014 by Martin Wright
Tags: Behaviour change, Carbon, Communications , Consumer engagement, Economy, Financial models

New business models are transforming the prospects for community energy and revitalising support for renewables, says Martin Wright.

Why digital technology is key to distributed energy

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Diagnosis

A successful energy system is unthinkable without the data and algorithms to make it 'smart', says Will Simpson.

A roadmap for energy efficient neighbourhoods

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Construction

A coalition funded by the European Commission has sketched out the way to smart energy neighbourhoods.

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