Solar industry aims to boost commercial rooftop schemes with new guide


Source: BusinessGreen 7 July 2015
Solar industry aims to boost commercial rooftop schemes with new guide

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has unveiled a checklist that aims to encourage more businesses to install solar schemes on their premises.

Sustainable Transport Systems


Source: YouTube 7 July 2015
Sustainable Transport Systems

Urbanization and population trends are making it difficult for governments to ensure the movement of people and goods. To confront problems of...

Wind Power Leading The Way For Renewable Energy Technology


Source: Clean Technica 7 July 2015
Wind Power Leading The Way For Renewable Energy Technology

A new report from the European Commission has concluded that wind power is the renewable energy technology with the most successful deployment.

Sustainable energy solutions for the cities of tomorrow


Source: euronews 6 July 2015
Sustainable energy solutions for the cities of tomorrow

Energy. It is generated, consumed, and expelled. Our cities have a constant appetite for it. So how could that kind of consumption...

National Trust to invest £30m in renewable energy sources


Source: The Guardian 6 July 2015
National Trust to invest £30m in renewable energy sources

The National Trust is to invest £30m in solar panels, woodchip boilers and innovative technology that can extract heat from a lake.

Explore The Smarter City


Source: YouTube 3 July 2015
Explore The Smarter City

The time to make our cities smarter is now. But how do you keep traffic flowing? Cure a healthcare system? Protect citizens while protecting their...

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SoftBank’s Son Pushes Ahead on Clean Energy


Source: The Wall Street Journal 3 July 2015
SoftBank’s Son Pushes Ahead on Clean Energy

SoftBank Corp. founder Masayoshi Son is moving ahead with his renewable energy ambitions, investing billions of dollars at home and overseas.

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 3 July 2015
IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice

Smart is...Optimising energy and water usage and enhancing the working environment for IBM researchers by analysing data from thousands of sensors...

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How To Reduce the Carbon Emissions Impact of Travel [


Source: SustainableCities 3 July 2015
How To Reduce the Carbon Emissions Impact of Travel [

What might be the best and least best tactics for reducing the environmental impact of your travel? Here they are, from best to worst.

How Barcelona is becoming a leader in solar energy


Source: Switchboard 2 July 2015
How Barcelona is becoming a leader in solar energy

I’m not writing much this week, because I’m traveling, very glad to be away from US presidential politics but concerned for all my colleagues and...

€2bn fund focuses on renewables


Source: reNews 2 July 2015
€2bn fund focuses on renewables

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has established a new €2bn infrastructure fund targeted at renewables.

The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World


Source: IBM 2 July 2015
The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World

Increasing global energy demands and growing attention to environmental issues require reliable, high-quality power supplies and the use of...

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Solar power generating noise barriers go up in the Netherlands


Source: Treehugger 2 July 2015
Solar power generating noise barriers go up in the Netherlands

On a highway near Den Bosch, The Netherlands, a new form of solar technology is being tested on what is usually a mundane piece of infrastructure.

Smart Tyranny: How to resist the smart grid


Source: corbettreport 30 June 2015
Smart Tyranny: How to resist the smart grid

Smart technology represents less of a breakthrough in power distribution and more of a revolution in complete, constant, panopticon-like...

What the NHS can learn from healthcare innovations around the world


Source: The Guardian 30 June 2015
What the NHS can learn from healthcare innovations around the world

The Five Year Forward View – the vision for the future of the NHS in England – will require radical change at every level of the healthcare system.

Customer Operations Transformation by IBM


Source: IBM 30 June 2015
Customer Operations Transformation by IBM

Rising energy costs, concerns about climate change and technology advances are transforming the energy landscape. As consumers become more...

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London's first double-decker electric-only bus planned


Source: BBC News 30 June 2015
London's first double-decker electric-only bus planned

A double-decker London bus powered solely by electricity will be tested in October, Boris Johnson has said.

ANU Scientists create a Tractor Beam on water


Source: YouTube 29 June 2015
ANU Scientists create a Tractor Beam on water

Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have created a tractor beam on water, providing a radical new technique...

SNP slams Tory ‘betrayal’ on wind


Source: reNews 29 June 2015
SNP slams Tory ‘betrayal’ on wind

The Scottish National Party is calling on UK Prime Minister David Cameron to explain why he misled voters during the referendum campaign in Scotland.

Solar plane takes off in 'moment of truth' for longest solo flight in history


Source: BusinessGreen 29 June 2015
Solar plane takes off in 'moment of truth' for longest solo flight in history

The solar-powered plane has reached the 'point of no return' for its 120-hour leg, as it attempts to set two world records.

The Impact of Smart Grid on Climate Change


Source: IBM 29 June 2015
The Impact of Smart Grid on Climate Change

Smart grid technology introduces mechanisms that can positively influence climate change through levers such as...

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