Jonathon Porritt: Where’s our sense of urgency?  

Friday, 10 May 2013 by Jonathon Porritt
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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)
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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.

We need the energy equivalent of the agricultural revolution, says Harish Hande

Tuesday, 12 March 2013 by Martin Wright
Tags: Behaviour change, International development

For four hundred million Indians, decentralised energy makes sense today, says the founder of the sustainable energy social enterprise, SELCO.

NASA's floating recipe for biofuel

Thursday, 07 March 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Carbon

Algae feed off wastewater and carbon dioxide to produce biomass for fuel, fertiliser and feed in floating 'photobioreactors'.

Shampoo sachets: a new energy source?

Friday, 15 February 2013 by Martin Wright
Tags: Behaviour change, Consumer engagement

Discarded cosmetic packages littering Indian villages are being collected for reuse as a new source of fuel.

Russian state eyes up clean tech

Thursday, 24 January 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Creative industries, Investment

A new fund in Tatartsan focuses investment on batteries for electric cars and biofuels.

Smaller, smarter grids on the rise in India

Monday, 14 January 2013 by Martin Wright
Tags: Creative industries

Micro-scale biomass and solar grids are taking off in India, where the mains fails to meet growing demand.

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