ENERGY EFFICIENCY

NEW ISSUE IS OUT NOW! Flying ladybird, mystical dawns, even more mystical sunsets, animals’ natural environments, but also almost usual scenes of human carelessness towards the  environment… and the beauty that loses the battle bit by bit. These are just a few moments skillfully captured on photographs which have been sent to our eco …

From Agricultural Waste to Electrical and Thermal Energy

By increasing the energy production from renewable sources, Serbia is one step closer to international environmental standards. One of the ways of obtaining energy from renewable sources is the use of biogas plants that occupy an important place in the 21st-century energetics. The vision and mission of the Center for …

Saudi Arabia to House World’s Largest Solar Project

According to the most recent data available from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Saudi Arabia is the second largest oil producer in the world. It produces 13 percent of the world’s oil and gets 60 percent of its own electric energy from petroleum. But the desert nation, whose Paris …

British Gas Raises Electricity Prices by 12.5%

British Gas has raised electricity prices by 12.5% in a move consumer experts warned could kick off a new round of price rises from rival suppliers this winter. The company, owned by Centrica, left its gas prices unchanged, which means the average annual dual fuel bill will rise by 7.3%, …

OUR CITIES BOOMERANG CHALLENGE: Can you make a #Loop4Dev? (VIDEO)

Ever notice how cities can really encapsulate many of the things that make life enjoyable? Green spaces to enjoy the outdoors, access to jobs, affordable housing for all, a well-connected public transportation system, access to healthy food, schools for all children, and so on. Some cities achieve this better than …

Smart Meters for Electric Energy Might Not be so Smart

Research from the Netherlands has found meters that overestimate energy usage by 582 times. A study from the University of Twente and Amsterdam’s University of Applied Sciences believes that smart meters need extra schooling. Researchers have published a report claiming that the meters are greatly exaggerating the amount of energy …