28 cleanest cities in the world


Source: TreeHugger 27 February 2015
28 cleanest cities in the world

From Stockholm to Sydney to Singapore, these 28 cities work hard to keep things clean and green. Is your city on the list?

Smart Bay, Smart Water


Source: YouTube 26 February 2015
Smart Bay, Smart Water

The SmartBay Project created a system to monitor wave conditions, marine life and pollution levels in and...

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The Smart Grid and Key Research Technical Challenges


Source: IBM 25 February 2015
The Smart Grid and Key Research Technical Challenges

The numerous technological innovations needed to enable the smart grid require integrated collaboration between utilities, governments and...

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Florida prison puts solar in the slammer with $45m revamp


Source: BusinessGreen 20 February 2015
Florida prison puts solar in the slammer with $45m revamp

A giant prison complex in Florida is poised to undertake a major green retrofit that promises to save $79m ($51m) in energy and water bills.

The house as mini-power plant - Meet net-zero home builder Les Wold


Source: Green Energy Futures 19 February 2015
The house as mini-power plant - Meet net-zero home builder Les Wold

Les Wold is a part of this second wave of net-zero home builders. At 38-years-old he's a managing partner with Effect Homes...

Citigroup to invest $100bn in tackling climate change


Source: The Guardian 19 February 2015
Citigroup to invest $100bn in tackling climate change

Citigroup, the third largest US financial institution, said it will invest $100bn over the next decade to reduce the impacts of climate change.

Ovo Energy and Anesco team up for ECO energy efficiency drive


Source: BusinessGreen 19 February 2015
Ovo Energy and Anesco team up for ECO energy efficiency drive

Ovo Energy will from April join the ranks of energy companies providing Energy Company Obligation (ECO) funding for cold home upgrades.

How Barcelona is becoming a leader in solar energy


Source: Switchboard 18 February 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...

IBM’s cloud computing is perfect for big business


Source: The Telegraph 18 February 2015
IBM’s cloud computing is perfect for big business

The technology using IBM's cloud computing system SoftLayer for sport analytics is ideal for any organisation that experiences peaks and troughs.

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 17 February 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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6,000 mosques to go solar in Jordan


Source: TreeHugger 17 February 2015
6,000 mosques to go solar in Jordan

We've already heard about a solar-powered mosque in Turkey and a wind-powered one in Germany and now Jordan is getting involved.

Hamburg: Green City of the Future?


Source: Link TV 12 February 2015
Hamburg: Green City of the Future?

All eyes are on Germany as the country prepares to abandon nuclear power by 2020. Hamburg, an industrial port on Germany's northern shore...

Dropping building energy ratings is false economy, ministers warned


Source: BusinessGreen 12 February 2015
Dropping building energy ratings is false economy, ministers warned

Green builders have slammed government proposals to scrap energy ratings for around 54,000 public buildings, arguing the move "beggars belief".

Are Eco-Towers Coming to Downtown Paris, France?


Source: SustainableCities 12 February 2015
Are Eco-Towers Coming to Downtown Paris, France?

An engineering and architecture firm has been working on Paris’ Climate/Energy Plan, to be achieved by 2050, with plans for positive energy buildings.

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


Source: IBM 12 February 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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Google to buy wind power from Bay Area’s Altamont Pass


Source: Gigaom 12 February 2015
Google to buy wind power from Bay Area’s Altamont Pass

Google will finally be able to say that its Mountain View headquarters is powered by 100 percent clean energy.

Randomised Trials of Energy Efficiency Policy


Source: The Energy Collective 11 February 2015
Randomised Trials of Energy Efficiency Policy

More efficient use of energy is high on almost everyone’s list of good ways to reduce CO2 emissions.

The Future of Renewable Energy


Source: YouTube 11 February 2015
The Future of Renewable Energy

This video infographic shows all the latest figures about renewable energy.

Frankfurt beats London to most sustainable city title


Source: The Guardian 9 February 2015
Frankfurt beats London to most sustainable city title

London is the second most sustainable city in the world – ahead of Copenhagen and behind only Frankfurt – but scores poorly for congestion.

IBM end-to-end security for smart grids


Source: IBM 9 February 2015
IBM end-to-end security for smart grids

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

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Do solar panels increase house value?


Source: The Green Age 9 February 2015
Do solar panels increase house value?

You might be thinking about buying a house with solar PV already installed, or you might have solar PV on your roof and you are looking to sell.

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