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Energy across borders cuts prices

Energy across borders cuts prices

Posted Mon, 06 Jan 2014 09:14:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

While we sit and wait for politicians to save their bacon or cook their goose with fracking, German renewables and giant power transfers could help reduce prices in more efficient ways.

Energy across borders cuts prices

Energy on the cheap

Energy on the cheap

Posted Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:35:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

What to do? Our governments insist we should use new forms of fossil fuels to maintain the energy capacity we have always had. But how many in those governments have any knowledge of the chemistry, the environmental science or even the health effects. Basically, none!

Energy on the cheap

Future energy from photosynthetic protein

Future energy from photosynthetic protein

Posted Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:30:01 GMT by JW Dowey

When the world looks back on the Age of Dirty Energy, fossil fuels will be a laugh. How will we manage our individual and corporate needs for electricity when finally a choice of renewables becomes available? What choices will there be?

Future energy from photosynthetic protein

The future offshore is wind

The future offshore is wind

Posted Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:40:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

How does a leading country behave when the chips are down at international conferences. While former supporters of green energy default, the EU generally seems firm on windy territory, as well as pushing the solar area energetically.

The future offshore is wind

Nuclear deserted?

Nuclear deserted?

Posted Fri, 25 Oct 2013 09:45:00 GMT by JW Dowey

The function of energy production is to supply electricity to industry. With some reduction in power needs, many countries are adapting their green policies in various ways. The use of nuclear power was declining, then it began to grow, with hope of alternative nuclear fuels and breeder reactors whose waste could be recycled. This avoids the awesome prospect of getting rid of the radioactivity that can last for hundreds of thousands of years.

Nuclear deserted?

Fusion attempt successful

Fusion attempt successful

Posted Tue, 08 Oct 2013 13:27:35 GMT by Dave Armstrong

When will fusion finally become the energy industry we would all want? The future looks literally brighter if the two giant nuclear fusion labs. start competing with their two alternative techniques.

Fusion attempt successful

Energy for free from the sea

Energy for free from the sea

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

When push comes to pull, it's all the energy of a wave that we're trying to capture. That will seal Scotland's and other bids to reach the goal of completely renewable energy for 2020.

Energy for free from the sea

One country's solar energy storage problems

One country's solar energy storage problems

Posted Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:56:30 GMT by JW Dowey

The German situation is relevant to all of our future energy development, in utilising the energy that our renewables create. Efficient and creative storage solutions are emerging from new technology, but will any of the old storage capacity be useful, at least in the short-term?

One country's solar energy storage problems

Make your Ecological Footprints (Seize Your Power)

Make your Ecological Footprints (Seize Your Power)

Posted Wed, 21 Aug 2013 09:58:39 GMT by Dave Armstrong

We have used too much. Let's get back to the not-so-swinging sixties, when at least a third of the world’s resources weren't exploited.

Make your Ecological Footprints (Seize Your Power)

Photovoltaic Summer!

Photovoltaic Summer!

Posted Tue, 30 Jul 2013 10:42:56 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The future may be in fracking, as we reported from the UK last week. It does seem more likely that the improvement recently in integrated solar absorption technology and simpler photovoltaic systems should join with wind energy and the sheer power of hydro-electricity in converting us FROM gas.

Photovoltaic Summer!

Fracking Nonsense

Fracking Nonsense

Posted Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:45:59 GMT by Dave Armstrong

While renewable energy struggles to make its mark on politicians, the easy way is to use the good old technology of getting fossils out of the ground and setting them alight. Has anybody remembered the globe is warming quickly now?

Fracking Nonsense

Photosynthetic solar power

Photosynthetic solar power

Posted Tue, 11 Jun 2013 15:40:58 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A research team in California has produced a system that can be used for artificial photosynthesis system as well as others. It seems likely that such a system will finally be able to produce the promised carbon neutral energy that we need in large quantities at low cost, in order to cool down the rapidly-warming planet.

Photosynthetic solar power

Renewable energy rules

Renewable energy rules

Posted Wed, 29 May 2013 09:25:30 GMT by Dave Armstrong

As Iceland proudly stands as the nation with the most advanced renewable energy facilities, alongside Scotland, Sweden, Norway and Brazil, others in the east and even some les developed nations are liable to play catch up. Will geothermal energy be their answer to a dream?

Renewable energy rules

Congo Hydroelectric May-be's

Congo Hydroelectric May-be's

Posted Thu, 23 May 2013 09:12:38 GMT by Paul Robinson

The Congo is one of the truly great rivers, but it is remarkable in that it can be navigated throughout, up to the Livingstone Falls and the hydro-electric possibilities will be opened up without undue disturbance. That is, if they are opened up?

Congo Hydroelectric May-be's

A revelation for solar-powered hydrogen generation

A revelation for solar-powered hydrogen generation

Posted Thu, 16 May 2013 12:44:07 GMT by Paul Robinson

The efficiency of photo-electric devices is forever improving. Here, researchers have managed to cut costs remarkably and increase stability, although efficiency still needs to be raised for large scale production.

A revelation for solar-powered hydrogen generation

Biofuel Progress without Enzymes

Biofuel Progress without Enzymes

Posted Fri, 10 May 2013 12:21:30 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The search for cheaper ways to provide fuels to fit into old technology is one way to face up to carbon dioxide emissions. One solution is extracting sugars from cellulose, using enzymes, or better, a new acid catalyst.

Biofuel Progress without Enzymes

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How to lighten your life: a solar power guide

Posted Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:11:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sun Shine Powers new PVs

Posted Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:10:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Energy aplenty from solar PV

Posted Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:02:43 GMT by Dave Armstrong

What to do with CO2

Posted Thu, 22 May 2014 11:44:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Wind turbines save your city

Posted Thu, 27 Feb 2014 07:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Energy aplenty from the tides

Posted Mon, 20 Jan 2014 11:59:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Energy across borders cuts prices

Posted Mon, 06 Jan 2014 09:14:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Energy on the cheap

Posted Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:35:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Future energy from photosynthetic protein

Posted Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:30:01 GMT by JW Dowey

The future offshore is wind

Posted Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:40:00 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

Abundance raise first 300k for wind turbines, launch solar investment opportunity

Posted Mon, 06 Aug 2012 09:28:40 GMT by Linden Volsun

Total green electricity generation for Scotland

Posted Tue, 06 Mar 2012 22:10:09 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Cradle to grave stance urged for nuclear industry

Posted Sun, 03 Jul 2011 22:02:01 GMT by Mike Campbell

Biodiversity Research Institute studies wind turbine dangers to wildlife

Posted Thu, 30 Jun 2011 16:09:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

Photosynthesis unleashed

Posted Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:49:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Strong Smart Grid Week 2011 Kicks Off in China

Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 07:54:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The energy-water nexus: EPA proposes water intake regulations

Posted Thu, 19 May 2011 17:53:00 GMT by Michael Clark

Fracking Nonsense

Posted Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:45:59 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Scotland: 100% renewable by 2020

Posted Sun, 22 May 2011 14:54:00 GMT by Gracie Valena