How women are changing the energy sector

Friday, 16 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Diagnosis, Energy, Innovation, International development

Sarah Butler-Sloss, Ashden’s Founder-Director, describes the difference volts make to women – and the difference women are making to the clean energy sector.

Repowering London: Brixton’s cooperative energy movement

Thursday, 08 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Community energy, Diagnosis, Innovation

Jessica Cresswell explores the drivers and dynamics behind Brixton’s socially responsible energy cooperative, and talks to its founder, Agamemnon Otero.

Bupa’s £20 million Energy Saver Fund

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 by tess riley
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Consumption, Energy, Financial models, Health

Bupa makes a bold stand for investment in carbon reduction projects with a new dedicated fund.

“Many of the solutions we need are at the intersection between science and the arts”, says Jonathon Porritt

Thursday, 17 April 2014 by Jonathon Porritt
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Climate change, Communications , Creative industries, Diagnosis, Economy, Energy, Innovation, Sustainable business, Value chains

Jonathon Porritt looks forward to Green Futures’ upcoming special edition ‘Where Science Meets Art’, which argues that innovation for a sustainable world can be significantly reinforced by science and the arts coming together.

Renewables could offer storm protection

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: Energy, Engineering

Offshore wind farms and tidal lagoons may offer protection from the elements, as well as clean energy. Ibrahim Maiga reports.

Seafloor wave-to-energy ‘carpet’ absorbs 90% of wave energy

Thursday, 13 March 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy, Engineering

A new seafloor wave-to-energy converter offers high power conversion efficiency and cost-effective features for resilience.

MIT device could lead to solar electricity on-demand

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy, Engineering

A new PV add-on turns light into heat for improved efficiencies and thermal energy storage.

Nanomaterial breakthrough could lead to more efficient electronics

Friday, 07 March 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy, Engineering

A new technique allows graphene nanoribbons to transport electrons without interruption for greater distances.

A currency to incentivise solar energy

Monday, 03 March 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy, Financial models, Investment

SolarCoin rewards you with digital currency for generating solar energy.

New material could double solar cell efficiency

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy

US researchers have unveiled a new compound which could reduce the number of materials used in solar cells.


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