Half a million households in Peru to get solar panels

Friday, 20 September 2013 by Michael Ashcroft
Tags: International development

New programme aims to provide electricity access for 95% of the country.

MIT maps PV potential for Cambridge, MA

Thursday, 29 August 2013 by Marcus Merry
Tags: Cities , Consumer engagement, ICT

A 3D map covering 17,000 roofs shows optimal spots for solar energy at a glance.

Incentives could improve UK sales of energy efficient appliances

Tuesday, 06 August 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Economy

A re-think of the UK Government’s energy efficiency strategy would benefit consumers and generate carbon savings, says Trewin Restorick of Global Action Plan.

Wind farms get more accurate weather forecasts

Thursday, 01 August 2013 by Roger East
Tags: Creative industries

Forecasting system predicts weather for individual wind farms, allowing for more reliable power supply.

Massive solar façade for Swiss convention centre

Friday, 12 July 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Construction, Engineering, Investment

Translucent coloured cells, which resemble a stained-glass window, should provide 8,000 kWh of electricity a year.

Database helps researchers assess marine energy risks

Friday, 05 July 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Diagnosis

US Department of Energy database shows how marine and hydrokinetic energy projects impact upon marine life.

Wireless sensors harvest ambient energy

Thursday, 04 July 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering, ICT

Inexpensive printed sensors use 'waste' energy for chemical, biological, moisture and stress monitoring.

IBM solar system delivers concentrated power

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering

High concentration photovoltaic thermal system harnesses the power of 2,000 suns.

Breakthrough in hydrogen production from biomass

Tuesday, 25 June 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering

US scientists develop new method for extracting hydrogen from xylose, a simple sugar found in plants.

Congo project wins 2013 Ashden Award

Friday, 21 June 2013 by Martin Wright
Tags: Carbon, Climate change

The scale and reach of sustainable energy has changed dramatically since the Ashden Awards were founded, 12 years ago. Martin Wright reports from Goma.


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