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.

Tokelau becomes the world’s first solar state

Thursday, 20 December 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Climate change

A Pacific island nation has made history by drawing 100% of its energy from the sun.

The rise of the solar panel machines

Friday, 14 December 2012 by Roger East

Germany's Kraftwerker is developing a PV panel-placing robot. Will these automated fitters boost the march of solar power?

Could a 'triple energy chip' signal the end of the battery?

Tuesday, 04 December 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Creative industries

MIT researchers are working on a chip that can harvest energy from the sun, heat and movement. Will this make changing batteries a thing of the past?

A cleaner future for diesel engines?

Friday, 30 November 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering

A start-up in the US claims to have devised a way of reducing diesel engine pollutants by almost 50%.

The cost of propping up oil

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Carbon, Economy

As the UK announces a new Energy Bill, investors call for a clearer picture of fuel subsidies. 

A new crest for wave energy

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Creative industries

Software capable of predicting the size and strength of waves could help double the amount of renewable power taken from the sea, engineers believe.

Will future wind turbines do without blades?

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Creative industries

The Saphonian turbine is more efficient, quieter and safer for birds, its makers claim. Could it represent the future of wind energy?


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