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New graphite discovery could spark green revolution

Caroline Robertson

by Caroline Robertson January 20, 2015

New graphite discovery could spark green revolution

Scientists have discovered a new form of carbon graphite – the material in pencil lead – that had unexpected properties that could cause a revolution in the production of green energy and electric vehicles. The scientists discovered that graphene allows positively charged hydrogen atoms to. Read more

E.On Becomes First ‘Big Six’ Supplier to Cut Prices in 2015

Nathaniel Taylor

by Nathaniel Taylor January 14, 2015

EON Price Cut

With wholesale energy prices currently in a lull, E.On has become the first of the big six commercial energy companies (the others being British Gas, SSE, ScottishPower, EDF Energy and npower) to announce it will pass these lower costs on to their customers. News from the German-owned energy. Read more

Wind Energy Powers 25% of UK Homes in 2014

Ian McKenna

by Ian McKenna January 8, 2015

Wind Energy Powers 25% of UK Homes in 2014

Whilst many articles seem to buy into the myth that renewable energy in the UK is still in it’s infancy, new data following the end of the year has been published, revealing that the UK homes are operating on as much as 25% power from wind. Renewable UK published a report based on newly-released. Read more

How to charge your iPhone in 30 seconds

Chris Hurcombe

by Chris Hurcombe December 22, 2014

How to charge your smartphone in 60 seconds

A firm based in Israel claims it has invented technology that can charge a smartphone in mere seconds and an electric car in minutes. This breakthrough could dramatically change two of the worlds most dynamic consumer industries. StoreDot, based in Tel-Aviv, says it has used nano-technology to. Read more

5 Solar Technologies to Watch in 2015

Debbie Francis

by Debbie Francis December 17, 2014

5 Solar Technologies to Watch in 2015

A new year full of exciting new discoveries in the field of commercial energy lies ahead, and after making plenty of headlines in Germany, Australia and the United States in 2014, it looks like there will be little to slow solar down in 2015. Whilst subsidies might be being tailed off for solar. Read more

Tiny Batteries Spark Green Revolution

Nathaniel Taylor

by Nathaniel Taylor December 14, 2014

Tiny Batteries Spark Green Revolution

When it comes to batteries, reducing the size is almost as important as increasing the storage capacity. Now, scientists have come up with a new nanosize battery that is 80,000 thinner than a human hair. The impact on industries such as green energy, which currently requires huge batteries to. Read more

Air conditioning could be replaced with mirrors

Ian McKenna

by Ian McKenna December 10, 2014

Air conditioning mirrors

Scientists have developed a mirror that could see air conditioning units becoming obsolete. Placed on the roof of buildings, the mirrors are designed to reflect light and heat back into the subzero temperatures of space. The researchers believe that the mirrors could dramatically reduce the amount. Read more

Yesterdays Laptop Battery or Tomorrow’s Power Source

Caroline Robertson

by Caroline Robertson December 9, 2014

laptop battery power

Anyone with a laptop more than a year old, knows that the battery in most units can barely run Microsoft Excel and a web browser for than 40 mins without demanding a charge - so it might come as a surprise to find out that most old laptop batteries could soon be powering communities in the. Read more

Climate change won’t be solved by renewable energy

Kiran Jutti

by Kiran Jutti December 8, 2014

renewable energy

A new report by two Google engineers, published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, claims that climate change cannot be solved by renewable energy technologies like wind and solar energy. The two engineers had previously worked on an ambitious renewable energy project for. Read more

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