Efficiency for Access Design Challenge
Students from around the world have the opportunity to design affordable, energy-efficient appliances as part of a new Design Challenge.
Stemming the rising tide of e-waste
The electronics industry thrives on the thrill of the new. But electronic waste from throwaway gadgets is a huge international issue.
Green innovations: what happened next?
We’ve checked back in with five technologies we wrote about back a few years ago, to see what’s happening now.
Can your toilet generate electricity?
The amount of water flushed down our toilets is considerable – in fact, it’s the second biggest use of water in the…
Smart meters: saving energy into the future
Smart meters have been around for a while but to date only around 35% of UK homes already have a smart meter…
Future homes: housing over the next 20 years
The change in energy use has changed the way we use our homes already - but what will this mean for our…
Apps to save energy (and money)
There are many energy apps on the market worth exploring, from free downloads and simple designs to more complex systems controlling smart…
PocketWatt tool set to continue as Digi-Label project comes to an end
We have been coordinating the Digi-Label project – a European project to improve consumer understanding of energy labels - for the past…
Smart meters: top quality service is the smart option
Other than some practical information, what exactly should you be expecting when you get a smart meter installed?