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A Canadian Midas touch for solar cells

A Canadian Midas touch for solar cells

Posted Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:10:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

For months, we have heard of nanotechnologies that involve various methods to convert solar energy into electricity or even make hydrogen, but now the old faithful, gold, has been brought into the equation with dramatic results. Let’s hope speculation doesn’t send up the price, but it shouldn’t.

A Canadian Midas touch for solar cells

How to lighten your life: a solar power guide

How to lighten your life: a solar power guide

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

Subsistence is a life style now. Using wind power or PV cells, we can all reduce energy costs, both to ourselves and the environment.

How to lighten your life: a solar power guide

Sun Shine Powers new PVs

Sun Shine Powers new PVs

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

How should we progress to a world of renewable energy? Well the hydroelectric facilities we have are first-class while the wind and the tidal power industries are developing. Solar power represents to many people what photosynthesis means to the plant world-a cheap, reliable source of instant, if not yet storable, power.

Sun Shine Powers new PVs

Energy aplenty from solar PV

Energy aplenty from solar PV

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

The future for solar photovoltaic cells is bright. With wind and tidal power still developing, the efficient PV cells being developed seem sure to absorb more renewable sun-power than before and really push solar energy as a dominant form of energy. This league table will change a lot in the future but several countries are really setting out their store (and grabbing a part of the big market for cells.)

Energy aplenty from solar PV

What to do with CO2

What to do with CO2

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

The future is bleak, with vast fossil fuel emissions reducing very little. CCS seems always to be the excuse for energy companies to keep drilling, with government aid to help them store the global-warming emissions. As nuclear and renewable energies grow in importance, they still don’t seem capable of replacing fossils. As India’s new government under Nahendra Modi sets its sights on solar, perhaps we can see more large emitters becoming used to the idea of leaving the coal, oil and gas where it is.

What to do with CO2

Wind turbines save your city

Wind turbines save your city

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

Some nations have disregarded wind turbines as an energy source, until now. The added advantage of a protective function against all storms would gain lots of political clout in certain cities we know!

Wind turbines save your city

Energy aplenty from the tides

Energy aplenty from the tides

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

They have innovation coming out of their pores. European engineers work on the most productive areas first to achieve not only renewable energy targets but also the working energy to supply people, homes and factories.

Energy aplenty from the tides

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)

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Sawdust to gasoline, in just 2 steps

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

Wind and its place in electricity generation.

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

King Sol Rules and Scores Well Too.

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

Hydropower means a lot worldwide

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

Fracking still rears its ugly head

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

Light energy stored in a battery at last

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

A Canadian Midas touch for solar cells

Posted Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:10:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

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

Fukushima: A Rush to Nuclear Energy Judgment?

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2011 08:10:00 GMT by Mike Campbell

Investing green: Clear potential for waste-to-energy technologies

Posted Tue, 11 Jan 2011 19:42:03 GMT by Simon Kent

Celebrate the power of wind with Global Wind Day

Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2011 05:39:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

Will 'Peak Oil' save the planet?

Posted Mon, 04 Apr 2011 22:09:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Shale gas, the 'clean bridge' to nowhere?

Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2012 15:11:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Green Deal launched by UK government

Posted Fri, 12 Nov 2010 13:15:00 GMT by Ian Youngman

Aluminium alloy allows affordable hydrogen storage

Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2011 16:11:00 GMT by Dave Collier

Scotland: 100% renewable by 2020

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

The Battle for Keystone

Posted Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:02:38 GMT by Michael Evans

World's largest biomass gasification plant to be deployed in Finland

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 16:33:00 GMT by Kieran Ball