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Will our energy future be skin deep?

This blog is not afraid to dig into the slightly more free-thinking end of energy-saving innovation. Generation by dancing , living lighting and even using jeans to insulate your home have been covered in the past, so to arrive now at a wristband whose creators claim can reduce the need for home...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 24/01/2014 - 08:45



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Green innovations go head to head

It’s been a while since we had a round-up of the more offbeat energy ideas looking to make a breakthrough into mainstream consciousness. In the past we have had solar trees and kinetic energy-harnessing footballs and dance floors, so with that kind of creativity as a precedent, the stakes are high...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 08:45



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Green innovations: standing out in the crowd

Crowd funding is the future, many experts tell us. As the premise requires theoretical future customers investing in something they really, really want to come into being, it’s kind of the ultimate test of the marketability of a product in advance. This is especially useful for emerging product...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 19/08/2013 - 08:40



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Doors open for low carbon innovators

Welcome to the second installment of what’s been a fairly funding-focused week so far on the blog. This one’s more for the small-scale innovators with an eye on bigger things. First up, the Government’s Energy Entrepreneurs Fund , which has just announced a pot of £35million over the next three...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 26/06/2013 - 08:45