How to change your electric meter


Source: The Green Age 31 October 2014
How to change your electric meter

There are lots of situations where you might need to switch meters including: when you have had storage heaters replaced...

UK unveils first commercial-scale green hydrogen fuelling station


Source: BusinessGreen 31 October 2014
UK unveils first commercial-scale green hydrogen fuelling station

Are hydrogen fuel cell vehicles zero emission? They certainly emit nothing but water vapour when they are driven...

Nigerian recycling initiative proves it’s not all about hi-tech solutions


Source: The Guardian 31 October 2014
Nigerian recycling initiative proves it’s not all about hi-tech solutions

When it comes to climate change, we have the bad habit of focusing on the first part of the story, the part about the problem, and forgetting...

Swedish energy company Vattenfall plans sale of German coal operations


Source: The Guardian 31 October 2014
Swedish energy company Vattenfall plans sale of German coal operations

Swedish state energy company Vattenfall plans to sell off its German lignite operations because it says they are incompatible with the company’s...

Solar Energy: Quantifying Emissions Reduction


Source: TheEnergyCollective 31 October 2014
Solar Energy: Quantifying Emissions Reduction

Alameda, California-based Blymyer Engineers, an engineering firm established in 1961, has been actively involved in designing and building PV solar...

27% target for energy efficiency isn't just unambitious; it's unhelpful


Source: The Guardian 31 October 2014
27% target for energy efficiency isn't just unambitious; it's unhelpful

As I put back my clocks last weekend I couldn’t help wishing it were always that easy to turn back time...

A World of Wireless Energy


Source: TheEnergyCollective 31 October 2014 Featured
A World of Wireless Energy

If you buy a 2016 Toyota Prius, you won’t need to worry about keeping your hybrid car charged — just get the option for wireless power transfer...

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Korea closes in on its goal: major smart grid technology exporter


Source: SmartGridNews 31 October 2014
Korea closes in on its goal: major smart grid technology exporter

Korea’s state-run power company KEPCO has been testing smart grid technologies at its Jeju Island facilities from 2009 to mid-2013...

The Future of Renewable Energy: Quayle Hodek at TEDxMaui 2013


Source: Ted Talks 31 October 2014
The Future of Renewable Energy: Quayle Hodek at TEDxMaui 2013

Called one of the "7 Hottest CEOs" by Treehugger.com and one of Red Herring's "Top 25 Entrepreneurs under 35," Quayle Hodek is a pioneer...

Utilities agree on tough times ahead (but disagree on the future of transmission)


Source: SmartGridNews 31 October 2014
Utilities agree on tough times ahead (but disagree on the future of transmission)

Utilities are generally pessimistic about their future role in the effort to expand the U.S. electric grid and make it stronger...

Why switch to a smaller energy supplier?


Source: The Green Age 30 October 2014
Why switch to a smaller energy supplier?

In the UK, the energy landscape is dominated by six major energy suppliers, British Gas, EDF, E.On, Npower, Scottish Power and SSE...

It's a Hydropower World


Source: Planetizen 30 October 2014
It's a Hydropower World

Around the world, countries are building new dams for hydroelectric power at a frenzied pace. Vox examines the benefits and drawbacks...

Is Renewable Energy Less Effective Than Energy Efficiency at Reducing CO2 Emissions?


Source: TheEnergyCollective 30 October 2014 Featured
Is Renewable Energy Less Effective Than Energy Efficiency at Reducing CO2 Emissions?

Below are some data that show the policies to implement worldwide renewable energy build-outs are, as of yet, far from sufficient...

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Tiny German village builds its own smart grid, and goes off grid


Source: SmartGridNews 30 October 2014 Featured
Tiny German village builds its own smart grid, and goes off grid

Feldheim, a German village south of Berlin with all of 150 residents, isn’t all that unusual. It has nothing in the way of stunning landmarks...

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Smart grid markets: What the analysts say about EVs, metering and more


Source: SmartGridNews 30 October 2014
Smart grid markets: What the analysts say about EVs, metering and more

This week’s smart grid market research roundup covers biopower, demand response management systems, plug-in EVs and more...

Fifty Years Ago, GE Engineer Nick Holonyak Turned On The World’s First Practical LED


Source: GE Reports 30 October 2014
Fifty Years Ago, GE Engineer Nick Holonyak Turned On The World’s First Practical LED

The laser was still brand new in February 1963, when Harland Manchester, a past president of the National Association of Science Writers...

South Australia Reaches 100% Renewables Electricity Supply If Only For a Day


Source: Sustainable Cities 30 October 2014
South Australia Reaches 100% Renewables Electricity Supply If Only For a Day

Environment Minister Greg Hunt announced on Wednesday that an agreement had been reached with independent senators and a key opposition party...

Over 400 renewable energy projects worth £81bn in the pipeline


Source: Energy & Environment 30 October 2014
Over 400 renewable energy projects worth £81bn in the pipeline

Nearly half of all infrastructure spending in the UK up to 2025 will be on renewable energy projects, new government figures released today show...

Scotland should ‘control its renewables’


Source: Energy Voice 30 October 2014
Scotland should ‘control its renewables’

Scotland needs to take ownership of its own renewables future, according to an industry figure...

Shell seeks to extend Arctic drilling licences beyond 2017


Source: BusinessGreen 29 October 2014
Shell seeks to extend Arctic drilling licences beyond 2017

Royal Dutch Shell has reportedly asked the US government for a further five years to explore for oil off the Alaskan coast...

In 30 years time, will government carbon reduction targets even matter?


Source: TreeHugger 29 October 2014
In 30 years time, will government carbon reduction targets even matter?

The European Union recently agreed to a 40% reduction in CO2 emissions, based on 1990 levels, by 2030...

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