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: 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.

A building powered by algae

Monday, 17 June 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering

An innovative apartment block in Hamburg generates heat and electricity from algae in exterior walls.

Copenhagen acquires hydrogen fuel cell fleet

Friday, 14 June 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering, Transport

Fifteen of Hyundai's first assembly-line produced hydrogen-powered cars arrive in Copenhagen.

The carbon bubble will burst, warns Jonathon Porritt

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 by Jonathon Porritt
Tags: Climate change

The economic consequences of a warming world will be severe, but there's still time to lessen them, says Forum for the Future's Founder-Director.

Will disruptors fix our broken systems?

Monday, 03 June 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering, Transport

As we pass 400ppm, Dax Lovegrove of WWF looks to net positive disruption to transform everything from home energy to manufacture.

Will smart clothes spell the end of the weekly wash?

Friday, 31 May 2013 by Peter Madden
Tags: Diagnosis

Innovative textiles and redesigned washing machines could drastically reduce our water and energy usage, says Peter Madden.

M&S installs world's largest 'SolarWall'

Thursday, 30 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Construction, Retail

Wall the size of sixteen tennis courts provides solar thermal air-heating at retailer's new UK distribution centre.


Stimulating and very interesting.

David Gee, European Environment Agency

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