The rise of the energy citizens

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

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

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.

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.

Renewables: the opportunity for communities

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Financial models

Fiona Harvey asks how the UK can unlock the community benefits and commercial opportunities of renewable energy.

"Irrepressible": Porritt on the potential of community energy

Wednesday, 08 January 2014 by Jonathon Porritt
Tags: Behaviour change

The UK is seeing a surge in community-owned energy, says Forum for the Future's Founder-Director, Jonathon Porritt.

Carbon scrubber mimics bird and fish biology

Monday, 16 December 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Climate change, Engineering

A new microvascular filtering system offers more efficient removal of CO2 from power station exhaust fumes.

Heat from London Underground to warm 500 homes

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Cities , Climate change, Engineering, Transport

An EU-funded scheme aims to provide low-cost heating for Londoners.

China to install record 12GW of solar PV in 2014

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Climate change, Economy

Low manufacturing costs, government initiatives to boost the domestic market and technological advancements are boosting China’s PV industry.

China looks to the wind for fresh water

Monday, 02 December 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Cities , Climate change, Economy, International development

China’s first wind-powered desalination plant will go into service this December in Dafeng.

UK gym converts workout energy into building power

Thursday, 28 November 2013 by Koray Yilmaz
Tags: Behaviour change, Health

As energy costs rise, a health club in Bristol has installed new equipment to harness the power of their customers.

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