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: Carbon, Construction, Retail

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

Belgium plans island for wind energy storage

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering

Artificial atoll in North Sea will store energy generated by Belgium’s network of offshore turbines.

Utah develops wireless charging for buses

Thursday, 16 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering, Transport

Utah's new Aggie Bus will pick up power from plates in the road, regardless of weather conditions.

Ohio pioneers clean coal at low cost

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Carbon

The US Department of Energy backs a promising chemical breakthrough by the State University’s Clean Coal Research team. 

Jonathon Porritt: Where’s our sense of urgency?  

Friday, 10 May 2013 by Jonathon Porritt
Tags:

The reach of solar will spread, the scale will increase, and the impact on people’s lives will be massive. But the crucial question is, when? 

Schools recognise the educational value of retrofit

Friday, 26 April 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change, Carbon, Education

Engaging students in measures to reduce energy use proves as valuable as the financial savings.

Storing the rays from rooftop solar

Wednesday, 03 April 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags:

A battery system to store energy from photovoltaics reaches UK domestic market after success in Germany.

Breakthrough for long-distance power transmission

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering

A new circuit breaker design for high-voltage direct current means supergrids connecting resources on a global scale will be more efficient and reliable. 

PV without the rare materials

Monday, 25 March 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering

A new solar cell design leaves out elements at risk of depletion, such as indium, in favour of copper, zinc, tin and sulphur.

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