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"...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Reality Check: Germany Does Not Get Half of its Energy from Solar Panels


Source: TheEnergyCollective 19 August 2014
Reality Check: Germany Does Not Get Half of its Energy from Solar Panels

The rise of the Internet means that simple factual issues can be checked quicker than would have been believed possible a generation ago...

Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon


Source: IBM 19 August 2014
Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon

Cities everywhere are reinventing themselves to better integrate across functions and collaborate with new partners to create and nurture...

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Wind energy smashes UK electricity share record


Source: BusinessGreen 19 August 2014 Featured
Wind energy smashes UK electricity share record

Yesterday's high winds may have been frustrating for anyone out and about, but they also helped set a new record for wind power on the grid...

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IBM Institute for Business Value: The emergence of the eco-efficient economy


Source: IBM 19 August 2014
IBM Institute for Business Value: The emergence of the eco-efficient economy

In early 2010, IBM brought together leaders from various businesses, institutions and geographies to determine the actions to build a sustainable...

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This 3D-printed mobile wind turbine could end up paying for your 3D printer


Source: Gigaom 19 August 2014
This 3D-printed mobile wind turbine could end up paying for your 3D printer

What do you get when you combine a cleantech idea, mobility and 3D printing? I suppose you could create lots of different things...

ndia - Bright future for solar power | Global 3000


Source: DW 19 August 2014
ndia - Bright future for solar power | Global 3000

The construction of a solar energy plant at the foot of the sacred Mount Abu hill in the Indian state of Rajasthan is drawing crowds...

Scotland offers boost to community wind turbines


Source: BusinessGreen 19 August 2014
Scotland offers boost to community wind turbines

Community groups in Scotland seeking to install wind turbines, solar panels and other forms of local energy generation are being invited to bid...

The Impact of Smart Grid on Climate Change


Source: IBM 19 August 2014
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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Bids invited for £20m renewable energy fund


Source: Energy Live News 19 August 2014
Bids invited for £20m renewable energy fund

Businesses, universities, local authorities, community groups and housing associations in Scotland are being invited to bid for a share of...

Six ways for the advertising industry to take the lead on sustainability


Source: The Guardian 19 August 2014
Six ways for the advertising industry to take the lead on sustainability

Advertising agencies are experts at getting people to change their behaviour. Sometimes they do this for a cause, a charity, an NGO...

Labour attacks Coalition as UK's energy bills soar 21 per cent in three years


Source: The Independent 19 August 2014
Labour attacks Coalition as UK's energy bills soar 21 per cent in three years

Britain's household energy bills are rising faster than in most countries in the developed world, according to new research...

Renewable energy target changes 'amount to economic vandalism'


Source: The Guardian 18 August 2014
Renewable energy target changes 'amount to economic vandalism'

A leading renewable energy company has accused the Abbott government of planning changes to the renewable energy target that amount to...

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