Explore how an EV or plug-in would perform on your commute


Source: TreeHugger 20 August 2014
Explore how an EV or plug-in would perform on your commute

From apps for locating chargers to EV-specific roadside assistance, we've already seen many ways that technology can help alleviate...

Self-Driving Car Technology's Benefits, Potential Risks, and Solutions


Source: TheEnergyCollective 20 August 2014
Self-Driving Car Technology's Benefits, Potential Risks, and Solutions

The development of ‘self-driving’ or ‘autonomous’ car technologies have advanced to very promising levels in recent years...

How Badly Is the Wave and Tidal Industry Struggling? Likely Worse Than You Thought


Source: TheEnergyCollective 20 August 2014
How Badly Is the Wave and Tidal Industry Struggling? Likely Worse Than You Thought

Read this headline from the BBC and try to guess what year the story was written: "Tidal Power Generator Unveiling Hailed as a Landmark"...

Save money by boosting supply chain


Source: Healthcare IT News 20 August 2014
Save money by boosting supply chain

Software is making supply chain automation a long hoped for reality and the biggest reason your hospital is likely to get on board is money...

Part-time Travelcard could increase numbers working from home


Source: MayorWatch 20 August 2014
Part-time Travelcard could increase numbers working from home

A new report suggests introducing a part-time Travelcard could help increase the numbers of Londoners working from home for some of the week...

Help us find the top innovators driving healthcare technology


Source: Health Service Journal 20 August 2014
Help us find the top innovators driving healthcare technology

HSJ, working with Bird & Bird, is seeking to celebrate healthcare’s top innovators – those individuals who have found new, innovative ways...

Recycling Old Batteries into Solar Cells


Source: TheEnergyCollective 20 August 2014
Recycling Old Batteries into Solar Cells

This could be a classic win-win solution: A system proposed by researchers at MIT recycles materials from discarded car batteries...

What the Green Revolution in Electronics Means for the Smart Grid


Source: TheEnergyCollective 20 August 2014
What the Green Revolution in Electronics Means for the Smart Grid

One of the oft-flogged analogies about the Smart Grid is that building it is like assembling a plane in flight...

Sustainable Transport Systems


Source: YouTube 20 August 2014
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...

Renewables records reveal how clean energy is starting to light up the world


Source: BusinessGreen 20 August 2014
Renewables records reveal how clean energy is starting to light up the world

It's happening, people. On Sunday, one out of every five light bulbs in your home was powered using wind energy...

New study confirms that switching to wood construction from concrete or steel reduces CO2 emissions


Source: TreeHugger 20 August 2014
New study confirms that switching to wood construction from concrete or steel reduces CO2 emissions

A new study published in the Journal of Sustainable Forestry. Carbon, Fossil Fuel, and Biodiversity Mitigation With Wood and Forests...

Beyond Borders: Tracing the Impacts of Smarter Public Safety


Source: IBM 20 August 2014
Beyond Borders: Tracing the Impacts of Smarter Public Safety

Public safety is vitally important to people living in cities the world over and is essential to the vibrancy and...

bookmark

Possibly the World's First Battery-powered Train Is Undergoing Trials


Source: Sustainable Cities 20 August 2014
Possibly the World's First Battery-powered Train Is Undergoing Trials

Trials of what is thought to be the UK's – and possibly the world's – first battery-powered train have begun by network operator Network Rail...

Boris urged to halt expected 3.5% Tube and bus fares increase


Source: MayorWatch 20 August 2014
Boris urged to halt expected 3.5% Tube and bus fares increase

Boris Johnson is facing calls from City Hall’s Labour group to limit next year’s expected fares increase...

Sustainability explained through animation


Source: YouTube 20 August 2014
Sustainability explained through animation

Watch this short animated movie explaining sustainability.

UK lobbying to keep open one of Europe's dirtiest coal power stations


Source: The Guardian 20 August 2014
UK lobbying to keep open one of Europe's dirtiest coal power stations

The UK government is lobbying the European commission (EC) to keep open one of Europe’s dirtiest coal power stations...

Telstra targeted in late fees class action


Source: ITNews 20 August 2014
Telstra targeted in late fees class action

Lawyers lobby customers to get on board. Telstra is the subject of a class action lawsuit a law firm is attempting to build for customers...

IBM end-to-end security for smart grids


Source: IBM 20 August 2014
IBM end-to-end security for smart grids

The electric grid has been providing reliable electric energy fordecades. Comprising generation, transmission, and...

bookmark

Tories ‘out of touch’ with British public on renewable energy


Source: Blue&Green Tomorrow 20 August 2014
Tories ‘out of touch’ with British public on renewable energy

A new poll conducted by ComRes on behalf of REG Windpower has found that almost four out of five Conservative MPs are opposed to onshore wind...

What Smart Cities can Learn from the Luddites


Source: Sustainable Cities 20 August 2014 Featured
What Smart Cities can Learn from the Luddites

There’s nothing like technology to stop people thinking straight. Just as the Daily Mail seems to find a new cure for cancer every few days...

featured

Passenger watchdog launches Tube ticket office consultation


Source: MayorWatch 20 August 2014
Passenger watchdog launches Tube ticket office consultation

London’s passenger watchdog is asking Tube users to give their views on London Underground’s planned ticket office closures...

Loading