The 2018 World Cup is just around the corner and excited fans from all around the world are flocking to Russia to support their teams.
One thing you may not instantly associate with the beautiful game is energy efficiency. But when you think about it, hosting an international sporting tournament uses huge amounts of energy – with all the associated financial and environmental costs. Many teams are starting to realise this, and are taking big steps to reduce their carbon footprints.
Continue reading “Which football team has the ‘greenest’ stadium?”
This week’s roundup of renewable energy news features ink-wasting fonts, banned vacuum cleaners, electric cars, Pacific islanders and Chinese trains!
Continue reading “Our Top 5 Energy Stories – 3rd September 2014”
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.
Continue reading “The Coca-Cola Bio Cooler”
Engineers and scientists from the University of Michigan have developed a world first — coloured, semi-transparent photovoltaic solar cells.
Continue reading “University creates semi-transparent, colourful solar cells”
With spring almost upon us, we thought it was time we started talking about solar panels. We’ve put together a list of some of the largest and most ambitious solar energy projects from around the world.
Continue reading “Solar Power Around the World”
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!
Continue reading “Our Top 5 Energy Stories – 18th December 2013”
Our roundup of energy stories from around the world features solar-powered flowers, coffee-powered cars, futuristic cities, electric buses and energy news from Google.
Continue reading “Our Top 5 Energy Stories – 28th August 2013”