Low cost, low energy LED light bulbs – scientists at Cambridge University have developed a new process to produce LED lighting for 10% of current costs.
If you think the sun shines out of your arse – try using an energy saving light-bulb instead! Voiced by Martin Freeman (The Office, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy).
Sunlabob won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2007. Sunlabob Renewable Energies Ltd is a solar PV business based in the capital of Laos that has succeeded in developing an innovative and commercially viable business model providing high-quality solar PV systems to the rural poor at a price they can afford.
Hydrogen device cuts fuel bills and emissions for larger vehicles. The bolt-on system produces small amounts of hydrogen which helps engines to burn conventional fuels more efficiently.
Stunning timelapse film of the construction of 3 wind turbines at Bristol Port. The turbines will produce over 15 million units of new green electricity annually, enough to save around 13,000 tonnes of Carbon emissions every year for the next 30 years.
Plants capture the sun’s energy and store it as sugar, our cells then use this energy to power our bodies. Sugar batteries do the same, using the trapped energy in the sugar to provide electricity.
This video shows solarcentury’s C21e (solar photovoltaic) and C21t (solar thermal) roof tiles, which together form The Complete Solar Roof, being installed at St James’ Kennet Island development in Reading.
Deng Ltd, an established engineering company in Accra, has developed a viable and sustainable business model for the provision of solar-home-systems to rural areas where access to grid electricity is limited. They won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2007.
National Grid’s Chief Executive Steve Holliday outlines what he sees as the opportunity for his industry from climate change and energy security. He says his company’s response will evolve once the scale of the opportunity is known and the regulatory arrangements are clarified.
The Environment Agency is calling for the immediate development of carbon capture and storage for coal-fired power stations as part of a Green New Deal for the UK.