Tag Archive: green technology
Self-powered streets and roads are becoming a reality, and the latest project to get the green light is ‘Intelligent Street’ in London’s West End. It’s actually called Bird Street, just off the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street, and the plan is to use solar and kinetic energy to help power local amenities, such as…
Forget wind and water, the new way to create power is human motion. This weekend sees some 38,000 runners take part in the London Marathon and according to research from the Royal Society of Chemistry they will each use up the same amount of energy as turning on a 1Kw heater for an hour. But…
For many businesses, large or small, the benefits of making long-term energy-saving improvements are well known. However, the cost of implementing new technologies has stopped many businesses from making significant changes.
The HMS Queen Elizabeth is the biggest and most powerful warship ever made in the UK. The 65,000 tonne Royal Navy aircraft carrier is almost three times the length of Buckingham Palace and can generate enough energy to power 300,000 kettles or 5,500 family homes.
Do you like wasting time and money in your business? Thought not. Fortunately, there are ever more gadgets and gizmos that might be able to help you to save both. Here's a quick roundup of some very simple items on the market that can help reduce wasted business energy and add real value to your business, without you having to make any major changes or investments.
When you think of Formula One, speed, noise and powerful engines spring to mind. The charged atmosphere and enthusiastic crowds help to make motor racing one of the most popular sports in the world. But did you know that an F1 car now produces 120 KW of electrical power per lap?
Pope Benedict XVI was known for many titles during his eight year reign. But the former leader of the Catholic Church had also been dubbed the ‘green' Pope. Benedict believed we should cut carbon emissions and reduce pollution. He was a champion for environmental awareness and promoted renewable energy. Similar improvements can be made when it comes to your business.