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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

It's a gas! (or coal or oil)

It's a gas! (or coal or oil)

Posted Sun, 28 Apr 2013 15:38:49 GMT by JW Dowey

Many of the larger nations are producing much more greenhouse gas than they should. The surprise is that the smaller developing nations are being careful about their fossil fuel use.

It's a gas! (or coal or oil)

A New Wind Blows Sheer Efficiency

A New Wind Blows Sheer Efficiency

Posted Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:47:25 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Promising new EU wind energy and offshore wind turbine technology research project, SUPRAPOWER, which means, SUPerconducting, Reliable, lightweight, And more POWERful offshore wind turbine.

A New Wind Blows Sheer Efficiency

Clean energy now lags behind fossil fuels

Clean energy now lags behind fossil fuels

Posted Fri, 19 Apr 2013 13:27:51 GMT by JW Dowey

The International Energy Authority (IEA) have criticised national policies and actions currently slowing the drive for renewable energies.

Clean energy now lags behind fossil fuels

Hydrogen - Turning your home into a power source

Hydrogen - Turning your home into a power source

Posted Mon, 15 Apr 2013 20:12:25 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The latest renewable energy source for you can be your own hydrogen or the electricity you can conveniently make from it as you sleep.

Hydrogen - Turning your home into a power source

Renewable Oil?

Renewable Oil?

Posted Wed, 10 Apr 2013 06:59:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Biofuel derived from microalgae, a piece in the clean energy puzzle? To renew oil from a plant that does not use up millions of square km of forest hasn't been our dream, but it should have been.

Renewable Oil?

The Battle for Keystone

The Battle for Keystone

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

The Americans are anxious for more oil and the Canadians are developing shale oil fields in Alberta. The Keystone Project proposes to transport this oil by pipeline from Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico. While many groups oppose these proposals, other groups are equally in favour, but it is a situation where there will be no true winners.

The Battle for Keystone

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

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

Belugas stop Canadian pipeline

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

Solar Fuel from Artificial Leaves at last.

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

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

Nuclear meltdown; what can we expect and is it as bad as it sounds?

Posted Tue, 15 Mar 2011 17:00:00 GMT by Nicolette Smith

Nano tubes strengthen turbine future

Posted Wed, 31 Aug 2011 16:05:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Cradle to grave stance urged for nuclear industry

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

UK Government hopes new Energy Bill will help encourage Britons to go green

Posted Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:18:03 GMT by David Hewitt

'Greener' hybrid power plants proposed

Posted Fri, 04 Nov 2011 19:28:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Renewable energy rules

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

Getting exotic with clean energy technology

Posted Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:17:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Fuel cell that continues to produce power after the hydrogen runs out

Posted Tue, 03 Jul 2012 17:07:47 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Renewables playing its part in UK employment market

Posted Fri, 11 Feb 2011 11:55:01 GMT by John Dean

Biodiversity Research Institute studies wind turbine dangers to wildlife

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