Our weekly round-up of energy saving news is back, with satellites, sports cars, scientists, more scientists and Richard Branson!
Unlimited free energy for everyone?
Fascinating article from the excellent Energy Saving Trust blog. A group of scientists from Russia are trying to realise one of Nikola Tesla’s long-forgotten ideas, which would have given everyone free electricity.
Electric vehicles that aren’t rubbish
This is the world’s very first all-electric supercar, the Mercedes Benz SLS. It’s featured in this article from Zeven Sports along with a list of other high-performance electric vehicles.
The US Navy wants to produce fuel from seawater
The US military have been pouring a lot of resources into renewable energy lately, in an effort to become less dependent on foreign oil. These scientists have found a way to convert seawater into usable fuel.
Nasa launches carbon dioxide observer
NASA have launched a satellite known as the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2), designed to help scientists better understand the effects of increasing carbon emissions.
Richard Bransons’s Kenyan eco-camp
Billionaire and environmentalist Richard Branson has unveiled this spectacular eco-camp in Kenya. It’s designed to provide luxury accommodation to safari tourists with minimal impact on the environment.