Wind and Solar Powered Streetlights Shine at Night in Spain

A new streetlights concept by a team of Spanish researchers and entrepreneurs, holds the potential to revolutionize the energy efficiency plans of urban environments....

NYC Plans to Increase Its Buildings’ Energy Efficiency

Despite US President Donald Trumps’s refutation of the Paris Climate Agreement and doubts on climate change, Mayor Bill de Blasio drives New York City...

Fridge Powered by Heat Invented at Stanford

We have been talking a while ago about refrigerators that needed no electricity or that were powered by the Sun, through evaporation, helping poor countries with a cool place to keep their food. Now, venture capitalist Adam Grosser teamed up with some Stanford scientists to create refrigerator that really doesn't need to be plugged in anything but the Sun.
Graphene - Superpowered?

What Is Graphene, Anyway?

We’ve covered graphene on this site a number of times, but of course, what is it? Where does it come from? What does it...

AERO-E: A Cool Wind-Powered Wireless Induction Phone Charger Prototype

Small gadgets like phones usually have small chargers, but they often get forgotten plugged in when you wake up in the morning and hurry up to go to work. These often-called "energy vampires" now have a solution - a wind-powered phone charger, actually a design that may just catch if someone will stick to it.

LG Consolidates Position In The Wastewater Treatment Industry With Its First MBR Process

LG Electronics revealed last week an innovative solution to wastewater treatment, just two months after it had announced to enter the water treatment business. The solution is provided by the Green Membrane Bioreactor (G-MBR) process, a project engineered by means of the latest advanced technology, which places LG in the major players league of water treatment industry for a long term.

2 Reasons Why White Cars Are Environmentally-Friendlier Than Black Cars

Today I realized something I already knew, but didn't pay importance to: black cars drink more fuel than lighter-colored ones, and this is something...

How Spent Coffee Grounds Could Clean Waters from Two Toxic Metals

Lead and mercury-contaminated waters may soon be treated with something that you leave behind every morning: coffee grounds. A team of italian researchers have published...

Eating Local, As in From Right in Your Kitchen

While eating local is a fuzzy idea, the Urban Cultivator takes the cake in any definition of eating local because you grow your own...

Save by Using More Energy for Heating, Researchers Say

There are ways to save money while using more energy to heat a building. The only condition: raise the heat during the nighttime. Aarhus University...