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seaweed-sea-fuel

Sea fuel

It’s a bright sunny day off the south-west coast of Ireland. A team of local marine researchers have taken their boat out to check on their seaweed farm. The algae they planted just...

ECTRICITY

Heats, shoots, and leaves – Electricity from living plants

Plants could soon provide our electricity. In a small way they already are doing in research laboratories and greenhouses at project Plant-e, a university and commercially-sponsored research group at Wageningen University in the...

La Fabrica del Sol in Barcelona

Down to earth energy

Right under our feet there is a source of clean and efficient energy. La Fabrica del Sol in Barcelona is living proof. An old Catalan building dating back to the beginning of the...

Energy-Economy

EU eyes bolder energy policy

The EU wants a radically more ambitious energy policy to meet fresh CO2 emissions targets for 2030. The European Commission is looking to set a new greenhouse gas target for 2030, saying that...

paint

Painting for change

Scientists in the UK have been developing specially ‘conductive’ paints to be printed onto building materials, where they can then generate their own electricity from the sunlight they absorb. If the project proves...

Alps

Total energy independence in the Alps

French engineer and inventor Fabrice André is whizzing up the Alpine road to his refuge on his latest invention: a tricycle that can climb upwards at more than 50 kilometres an hour and...

Stewarts_9.13.12

Plug your energy leaks

Like water from a faulty tap, power leaks from all electronic devices – whether in use or not. The fact is a portion of our energy bill goes down the drain because the...