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Smart, energetic glass could take over

Smart, energetic glass could take over

Posted Sun, 12 Apr 2015 16:56:57 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Google Glass could be a flash in the pan, bullet-proof glass is so passé. In the future we could all be invisibly surrounded by energy-harvesting, smart windows, powering our electronic devices and maintaining the indoor environment in the most efficient manner.

Smart, energetic glass could take over

Rise of Renewables: a first for Solar Power in Central Asia

Rise of Renewables: a first for Solar Power in Central Asia

Posted Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19:20:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The race for solar power is on as fossil fuel investments are divested and renewable technologies increase their percentages of many nation’s electricity production. The first major solar power project in every country is a real measure of progress. Uzbekistan stands out as having enormous amounts of solar potentials but with a current 89% usage of fossil fuels. To turn the tables on this energy budget would be a truly great achievement.

Rise of Renewables: a first for Solar Power in Central Asia

Oil boom in Texas is over?

Oil boom in Texas is over?

Posted Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:24:00 GMT by JW Dowey

While the world ponders climate change, Texas, which suffers badly from drought, has been trying to frack its way forward. It now seems these workers will have to return home and that oil is not the future. It has lasted over a century, but the oil executives are now grasping at straws, instead of embracing renewable or at least less polluting energies. New jobs will have to be found, but this is not the first time oil has gone bust!

Oil boom in Texas is over?

Wave power works with heart technology!

Wave power works with heart technology!

Posted Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:28:18 GMT by JW Dowey

The power used by surfers for pure enjoyment can be very useful in coastal areas and far beyond. We can harness new ideas, even from medicine, to create these hyper-efficient devices for our future and the present energy needs of many nations.

Wave power works with heart technology!

High-energy desert sun and water/wind power from mountains!

High-energy desert sun and water/wind power from mountains!

Posted Sun, 08 Feb 2015 17:00:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

How will energy be made available in Central Asia in the future? The former Soviet nations have built on their resources and discarded some past mistakes to plan solid and sensible renewable resources instead of continuing with the global warming and water-wasting industries that have helped destroy their Aral Sea.

High-energy desert sun and water/wind power from mountains!

Solar fuel cells develop in Sweden.

Solar fuel cells develop in Sweden.

Posted Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:34:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The future of our energy needs lies heavily with solar power. Unless wind and solar renewables kick off more and more new and technological moves, we will be left with failing and polluting energy solutions by politicians who understand even less about what could happen to the Earth than we do.

Solar fuel cells develop in Sweden.

Solar goes perovskite

Solar goes perovskite

Posted Sat, 17 Jan 2015 12:19:39 GMT by JW Dowey

Economy and energy around the globe is being jump-started by renewable energies. Whole nations can benefit from these researches on solar panel improvements, but there is always more that can be discovered. We attempt here to keep up to date with one of the many “bright new solar hopes.”

Solar goes perovskite

The Wind in your Danes

The Wind in your Danes

Posted Sat, 10 Jan 2015 17:55:15 GMT by JW Dowey

Denmark is fighting hard to combat their past of coal, gas and oil, with the greatest achievements in the wind power generation of electricity, at least in Europe, but possibly the world. Their manufacture of the biggest turbines, given their long experience is making them the people to consult on many areas of installation, maintenance and the future of offshore wind.

The Wind in your Danes

No to coal & its emissions (70% of global carbon.)

No to coal & its emissions (70% of global carbon.)

Posted Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:36:31 GMT by Paul Robinson

The politicians have "COPPED out" and the industrialists have nobody to stop them. Coal will continue now long beyond its Best Buy Date (which was millions of years ago.)

No to coal & its emissions (70% of global carbon.)

Belugas stop Canadian pipeline

Belugas stop Canadian pipeline

Posted Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:32:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

A fight has been going on in Canada and the US to prevent tar sand oil pipelines from stretching across both nations. Some unexpected support from state governments and First Nation spokesmen also includes the 90 belugas who live in the giant river system of the St Lawrence. Pollution is not unknown there, but an enormous oil terminal could bring this population to the brink of extinction.

Belugas stop Canadian pipeline

Solar Fuel from Artificial Leaves at last.

Solar Fuel from Artificial Leaves at last.

Posted Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:07:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Add less platinum, more hydrogen, take away the natural gas and provide the vehicle. Seems simple enough!

Solar Fuel from Artificial Leaves at last.

Sawdust to gasoline, in just 2 steps

Sawdust to gasoline, in just 2 steps

Posted Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:05:00 GMT by JW Dowey

How can we make plastics if no more fossil fuels are unearthed, in efforts to combat greenhouse gas production? The answer has long been thought to be in complex lignins or, in this case, the much simpler cellulose .

Sawdust to gasoline, in just 2 steps

Wind and its place in electricity generation.

Wind and its place in electricity generation.

Posted Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:08:01 GMT by JW Dowey

The facts and figures covering the power we generate from wind need to be exposed. A least the solar energy enthusiasts regularly tell us just how enormous their capacity is, but the wind business seems more withdrawn, despite the fabulous energy available and its long history.

Wind and its place in electricity generation.

King Sol Rules and Scores Well Too.

King Sol Rules and Scores Well Too.

Posted Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:30:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Out of adversity, such as the horrific loss of groundwater and other supplies in California, came this convenient checklist for your solar panel, whether you have some, want some, or may feel in the solar mood when the sun next shines.

King Sol Rules and Scores Well Too.

Hydropower means a lot worldwide

Hydropower means a lot worldwide

Posted Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:32:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

How big a dam? The very largest could just be a step too far, with the vast eco-resources of a river destroyed, along with all that depends on the river’s heart-its resident species. Smaller dams mean much less loss of migration opportunity, more room for natural river systems and less disruption of the river bed and its riparian species.

Hydropower means a lot worldwide

Fracking still rears its ugly head

Fracking still rears its ugly head

Posted Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:21:15 GMT by JW Dowey

We only consider 2 nations here, with their differing thoughts on an industry that provides cheap and easy energy. The worldwide comparative approach might be appropriate to consider just how often fracking leads to consequences that the perpetrators are very reluctant to investigate. It is up to local people in every nation to decide on their own solutions, but also to look at other opinions where experiences in other countries have taught us what to expect.

Fracking still rears its ugly head

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Scotland the Wave (tidal power takes over in the north)

Posted Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:40:31 GMT by Paul Robinson

Central Asian Powerhouse of the Sun

Posted Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:45:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Battery Power helps renewable energy independents.

Posted Wed, 04 May 2016 08:05:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Climate warriors, renewables champions, carbon absorbers or not?

Posted Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:00:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Is El Niño the elephant in Paris or will it change the mindset there?

Posted Thu, 10 Dec 2015 19:57:00 GMT by JW.Dowey

Hybrid energy: bacteria+solar harvesting!

Posted Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:14:16 GMT by Paul Robinson

Smart, energetic glass could take over

Posted Sun, 12 Apr 2015 16:56:57 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Rise of Renewables: a first for Solar Power in Central Asia

Posted Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19:20:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Oil boom in Texas is over?

Posted Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:24:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Wave power works with heart technology!

Posted Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:28:18 GMT by JW Dowey

Powering the world by alternative energy

Posted Wed, 16 Feb 2011 14:44:00 GMT by Michael Evans

From Solar Panel To Bio-panel, Going Green With Algae.

Posted Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:33:02 GMT by Kieran Ball

Light energy stored in a battery at last

Posted Sun, 05 Oct 2014 11:15:50 GMT by Dave Armstrong

'Blue superhighway' threatened by well near Australian reef

Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2011 12:31:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

WWF reports 100% Renewable Energy Power is Possible

Posted Mon, 14 Feb 2011 08:00:01 GMT by Julian Jackson

Energy for free from the sea

Posted Mon, 16 Sep 2013 09:53:48 GMT by JW Dowey

Study shows bright future for Hawaiian renewables

Posted Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:52:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Searaser converts ocean wave power into clean renewable energy

Posted Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:08:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

UK wave power machines get new funding

Posted Tue, 28 Jun 2011 13:39:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

AORA's tulips: Solar energy in bloom

Posted Fri, 18 May 2012 15:37:00 GMT by Ksenya Kopilovsky