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Technology Breakthrough

Technology Breakthrough

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.

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Hydrogen Device

Hydrogen Device

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.

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Urban Wind

Urban Wind

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.

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Sugar Battery

Sugar Battery

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.

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The Complete Solar Roof

The Complete Solar Roof

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.

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Solar Electricity for Rural Communities

Solar Electricity for Rural Communities

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.

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National Grid – climate change, energy security

National Grid – climate change, energy security

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.

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The case for carbon capture and storage

The case for carbon capture and storage

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.

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Eco-Pads

Eco-Pads

The Energy Saving Trust’s take on MTV Cribs, with a spoof video called ‘Eco-Pads’, starring comedian Marcus Brigstocke showing off his big butt, his composter and his amazing water-saving device – the plug. Eco Pads’ is the first in a series of short celebrity films to be released over the summer.

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Kensa Heat Pumps

Kensa Heat Pumps

Kensa in Cornwall designs and manufactures small scale ground-source heat pumps for easy installation throughout the UK. The company has won the 2008 Ashden Award in the business category. The Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy reward innovation, excellence and achievement.

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