Article - 31 Dec 2012
The modern world experiences an ever-growing demand for clean energy production with reducing supplies of fossil fuels and the threat of permanent damage to the environmental owing to prolonged...
Article - 19 Dec 2012
A solar panel is a set of solar cells that convert light energy into electric energy. A number of solar panels, a battery, interconnection wiring and an inverter constitute a large photovoltaic system...
Article - 13 Dec 2012
Christmas time is here and as usual there seems to be no end to decorating Christmas trees, the season’s main attraction. Every year, a large number of Christmas trees cherished in our homes for...
Article - 15 Nov 2012
Vauxhall Ampera is a plug-in electric car and an extended-range electric vehicle (E-REV). It employs a state-of-the-art battery and engine technology to overcome the general drawbacks of electric cars...
Article - 11 Aug 2009
We've all now heard the warnings that potentially dangerous chemicals can leach from plastic containers into food and drink but what are these chemicals, how do they get out of the plastic and what...
Article - 11 Nov 2008
Glass has been used by humans for a very long time and most glasses can be readily recycled. This article looks at the recycling of glass and includes tips for making glass recycling easier.
Article - 23 Jul 2008
Green cleaning products and green cleaning is increasing in popularity as people become more aware of their health, the dangers of some cleaning products and their often inflated costs. Effective,...
Article - 30 Mar 2008
Photovoltaic cells, more commonly known as solar cells, are found in a variety of consumer and industrial applications such as calculators and satellites. Cells and devices that are photovoltaic...
Article - 17 Feb 2008
Windows play an essential role in the overall energy efficiency of a home. Up to 40% of heat is lost and as much as 50% of unwanted heat is gained through windows. This heating effect is known as...
Article - 7 Jan 2008
The development of hydrogen fuel cells for vehicles - the ultimate green dream in transportation energy - is another step closer.