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.
What if all of our roads were covered in solar panels? That was the question asked by Scott and Julie Brushaw, and electrical engineer and a counselor from the US state of Idaho. They decided to find out by making a prototype, and next thing they knew they were being given funding by the Federal Highway Administration and had people like Google and NASA paying attention to them. Watch the videos below to find out more.
The top five is back. This week we have solar-powered planes, eco-friendly shopping centres, hybrid tanks, expensive petrol and a solar-powered tablet computer. Enjoy!
There are thousands of iPhone and Android apps out there to help you save energy in the home and on the road. Here’s five of our favourites (they’re all free!)
It’s our first top 5 of 2013! With portable power packs, hybrid planes, tornado power stations, illegal plastic bottles and hi-tech tyres!
In our final roundup of the year, we have solar panel building robots, scary infograhics, Mexican solar ovens, Hobbits and gravity-powered lighting!
Our roundup of green news from around the world, with award winning companies, love for gloves, chairs made from pollution, glow in the dark roads and portable cycle lanes.