Ohio pioneers clean coal at low cost

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)

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

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, 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)

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.

NASA's floating recipe for biofuel

Thursday, 07 March 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)

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

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.

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?


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