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A battle is brewing between the government and the Solar Trade Association (STA) over the future of large-scale solar projects in the UK.  At the core of the dispute is a recent government decision to reduce some of the funding for large-scale projects in favour of diverting the money to...
Toyota wowed the automotive world last year when it introduced the first production-level hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle at the Tokyo Motor Show.  Since the unveiling, the Japanese automaker has been preparing Western markets to start taking shipments of the revolutionary vehicle next year.  In the meantime, Toyota is not...
Imagine having to replace the battery in your mobile phone with a small strip that is no thicker than the average piece of paper.  Over the years, we have heard many ideas about how to create powerful batteries with ultra-small footprints; too many ideas, in fact.  Now it appears that...
Shane Byrne takes the opening rounds of the British Superbike Championship Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom – Easter holiday weekend saw C4L-backed Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne, lead rider for PBM’s Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki team win both of the opening races at the opening round of the British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch....
When MidAmerican Energy first sought approval for its Wind VIII project last year, the company was hoping to land a number of high-profile partners willing to help their efforts by purchasing renewable power from them.  One of those partners has been secured thanks to a recent deal between MidAmerican and...
Leading the data centre news headlines these days are lots of reports of companies adding renewable energy sources in order to supplement power purchased off the grid.  The latest of these stories comes by way of Apple purchasing a new hydro-electric power facility very near to its Prineville data centre...
Data Centres provide the basis for the delivery of new services and applications;  it’s a crucial component of most modern organizations.  But bringing new services up quickly can rack up business costs.   To counter this, data centre operations optimisation projects are undertaken to streamline existing IT procedures, reduce operational...
Jaguar Land Rover's new manufacturing facility in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom, sets a new standard for state-of-the-art design focusing on sustainability.  One of the more impressive parts of the facility is a rooftop solar panel array expected to supply 30% or more of the power needed from daily operations.  Overall, the...
A group of students from the Technological University of Mexico have developed a microturbine project designed to address water and power needs in areas lacking adequate resources for both.  The project provides a means of filtering rainwater whilst generating a minimal amount of electricity at the same time.  Moreover, while...
Batteries are a great way to store energy for future use however, as you know, every battery has its limits.  Batteries can only store a limited amount of power, they can only withstand so many charge cycles and they degrade over time.  These limitations are the primary reasons why the...
It is becoming increasingly evident that individual privacy is under attack by governments the world over.  The latest example comes by way of a Google report showing the number of requests for information about its users has increased by 120% over the last four years.  The publication is one of...

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