Our weekly round-up of energy saving news is back, with satellites, sports cars, scientists, more scientists and Richard Branson!
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!
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!
The top 5 is back, with home renovations, electric supercars, energy saving tyres, volcano power and pollution-destroying pants!