Low-Carbon Energy Makes Majority of UK Electricity for First Time

Low-carbon energy was used to generate more than half of the electricity used in the UK for the first time last year, according to official data. A rapid rise in renewable energy, combined with low-carbon electricity from nuclear reactors, made up almost 53% of generation in 2018, the government’s annual …

Pink and Green Are the Colours of Love!

Sabac is located in the north of northeastern Serbia, and it covers an area of 795 square kilometres inhabited by around 130 thousand people. Its citizens speak proudly about towns’ past – significant uprising battles, the first primary school in the country after Turkish rule, the flourishing economy of the …

Waste-To-Energy Test Plant Takes out the Trash in Rio

The test facility produces enough biogas each month to power a fleet of 1,000 cars. Rio de Janeiro is taking out the trash with a new pilot waste-to-energy plant. The City Company of Urban Cleaning (Comlurb) has built a test facility capable of extracting 100 to 150 cubic metres of biogas per …

UK Scientists Turn Coffee Industry Waste into Electricity

Fuel cell could help Colombian farmers by using microbes to eat waste and develop energy. Scientists have turned coffee waste into electricity for the first time, in research that could help farmers and curb pollution in the developing world. The coffee industry generates a huge amount of liquid waste during …

New development could lead to more effective light bulbs

US researchers say they have developed a technique that can significantly improve the efficiency of the traditional incandescent light bulb. These older bulbs have been phased out in many countries because they waste huge amounts of energy as heat. But scientists at MIT have found a way of recycling the …