This week’s roundup of renewable energy news features ink-wasting fonts, banned vacuum cleaners, electric cars, Pacific islanders and Chinese trains!
Aipir, Columbia is a village with no electricity where temperatures can often exceed 40°C. So Coca-Cola went there to donate their new prototype fridge that works without any power.
Engineers and scientists from the University of Michigan have developed a world first — coloured, semi-transparent photovoltaic solar cells.
In our regular round-up of energy efficiency news we have flood warnings, Pharrell Williams’ new fashion brand, green skyscrapers, eco-friendly bikes and climate change on Google Earth!
With such a seemingly eco-friendly government, many are surprised to learn that the government want to increase the number of cars on the roads.
The following article originally appeared on the excellent Carbon Brief website.
You can read the original version here.
Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed financial incentives for councils and residents that are affected by fracking — the controversial process of extracting shale gas from the ground.
In our final news round-up of the year, we have hi-tech bikes from Bangkok, Japan’s plans to put solar panels on the moon, renewable energy news from Chile & Italy, and eco-friendly Christmas trees!