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Ocean Sentinel: New testing system for wave energy technology

Ocean Sentinel: New testing system for wave energy technology

Posted Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:39:13 GMT by Linden Volsun

The Ocean Sentinel, one of just a few test facilities for wave energy technology has begun work in Oregon, USA.

Ocean Sentinel: New testing system for wave energy technology

What to do with waste? Make our own fossil fuels!

What to do with waste? Make our own fossil fuels!

Posted Tue, 21 Aug 2012 14:21:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Making biofuel from waste. The Integrated Hydropyrolysis and Hydroconversion Process or IH2 can use any wood, cornstalks, algae from rivers, other plant material and solid municipal waste to generate fuel.

What to do with waste? Make our own fossil fuels!

Cheaper solar panels on the way, say scientists

Cheaper solar panels on the way, say scientists

Posted Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:00:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

Cheaper solar power is available using roof tiles that take energy from the sun and use freely-available metals, the American Chemical Society has heard.

Cheaper solar panels on the way, say scientists

Obamable Energy

Obamable Energy

Posted Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:26:47 GMT by Dave Armstrong

1.5 million homes will be powered as President Obama's ,''We Can't Wait'' renewable energy initiative on solar and wind power begins to gather pace.

Obamable Energy

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

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

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

The first £300,000 has been raised through 'democratic finance' in just four weeks for the Abundance wind turbine investment scheme in the UK. Abundance have also launched their second renewable energy investment opportunity, debentures in solar panels.

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

UK solar power now on hold

UK solar power now on hold

Posted Mon, 30 Jul 2012 07:16:21 GMT by Michael Evans

England has over 16,000 Anglican churches plus another 20,000 from other demominations. The roofs of these churches provide excellent locations for solar panels and the feed-in tariff previously made viable the heavy costs involved in installation. The reduction in the tariff has led to many abandoned projects. With 'green' targets to meet, was this a wise move on the part of the Government?

UK solar power now on hold

Solar On The Water

Solar On The Water

Posted Mon, 16 Jul 2012 08:43:06 GMT by David Thomas

Blackfriars station PV project: A commercial solar project is making Blackfriars Bridge in London the world’s largest solar bridge. The Victorian landmark, built in 1869, will be capable of an annual energy output of 900,000 kWh, which will cover around 50% of Blackfriars station's power needs while saving over 500 tonnes of CO2.

Solar On The Water

Solar could meet 16% of heating, cooling energy demand by 2050

Solar could meet 16% of heating, cooling energy demand by 2050

Posted Tue, 10 Jul 2012 12:21:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Around a sixth of the energy used for low-temperature heating and cooling could be produced by solar power by 2050. That is if governments across the world invest in solar research and new solar technologies, says the International Energy Agency.

Solar could meet 16% of heating, cooling energy demand by 2050

European Supergrid - the Vision Moves Forward

European Supergrid - the Vision Moves Forward

Posted Wed, 04 Jul 2012 13:54:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

New Report from the Friends of the Supergrid details how the renewable energy supply chain will operate.

European Supergrid - the Vision Moves Forward

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

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

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

A clean energy fuel cell that converts hydrogen into electricity can store electrochemical power to can be used once the hydrogen runs out.

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

Helios 1 Spanish solar power plant operational

Helios 1 Spanish solar power plant operational

Posted Thu, 28 Jun 2012 12:35:42 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Helios 1, a new solar power plant, has just been launched in Spain. The solar trough complex built by Abengoa will produce enough solar energy to power 26,000 households.

Helios 1 Spanish solar power plant operational

Solar Day 2012

Solar Day 2012

Posted Wed, 20 Jun 2012 04:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

A day to celebrate and promote solar energy. As technology advances, improved efficiency and lower prices are making solar power the energy of the future. Solar Days around the world, allbeit on different days, are doing their bit to raise awareness, but as this form of energy becomes yet more popular it will effectively begin to promote itself especially as fossil fuels begin to run out.

Solar Day 2012

Global Wind Day 2012

Global Wind Day 2012

Posted Fri, 15 Jun 2012 00:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Global Wind Day on June 15th will give people the opportunity of finding out everything they need to know about wind energy. The use of wind power is almost as old as time and although wind farms operate in more than 75 countries around the world, for many people this form of energy production remains a mystery.

Global Wind Day 2012

Empire State Building saves $2.4million in energy bills

Empire State Building saves $2.4million in energy bills

Posted Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:26:24 GMT by Adrian Bishop

An innovative retrofit project has brought extra energy savings of $2.4million in under a year for the Empire State Building and could save $4.4million annually when completed.

Empire State Building saves $2.4million in energy bills

Wave power generator tested in Black Sea storm

Wave power generator tested in Black Sea storm

Posted Thu, 24 May 2012 16:59:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A medium-sized wave power plant from Eco Wave Power that can generate enough electricity for 10 households from two floaters has been successfully tested in five metre storm waves in the Black Sea.

Wave power generator tested in Black Sea storm

Low-cost solar cell problem solved

Low-cost solar cell problem solved

Posted Thu, 24 May 2012 12:55:22 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Researchers at Northwestern University have resdesigned the low-cost Grätzel solar cell using nanotechnology to stop it leaking and corroding.

Low-cost solar cell problem solved

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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

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

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

Solar fuel cells develop in Sweden.

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

Solar goes perovskite

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

The Wind in your Danes

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

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

Decreasing support for nuclear power in the U.S.

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 07:02:00 GMT by Ruth Hendry

UK Committee wrong to dismiss 'shale gas' worries as 'hot air'

Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 13:35:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Tourists Welcomed to Chernobyl

Posted Wed, 15 Dec 2010 14:28:01 GMT by Emma McNeil

Study shows bright future for Hawaiian renewables

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

Nine month pledge to end Japan's nuclear crisis

Posted Wed, 20 Apr 2011 11:07:27 GMT by Laura Brown

Obamable Energy

Posted Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:26:47 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Renewable energy rules

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

Wind power backed in Britain - but not by Donald Trump

Posted Sat, 21 Apr 2012 23:01:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Confrontations intensify over deep sea oil drilling in New Zealand

Posted Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:58:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

Photosynthesis, the dream of renewable energy

Posted Sat, 28 Apr 2012 07:27:49 GMT by Dave Armstrong