Energy

  • The best way to reduce your carbon footprint…

    Recycling and using public transit are all fine and good if you want to reduce your carbon footprint, but to truly make a difference you should have fewer children. That’s the conclusion of a new study in which researchers looked at 39 peer-reviewed papers, government reports, and web-based programs that assess how an individual’s lifestyle […]


    Updated: 11 July, 2017

  • Solar Cells as light as a soap bubble

    Ultrathin, flexible photovoltaic cells from MIT research could find many new uses. Imagine solar cells so thin, flexible, and lightweight that they could be placed on almost any material or surface, including your hat, shirt, or smartphone, or even on a sheet of paper or a helium balloon. Researchers at MIT have now demonstrated just […]


    Updated: 25 February, 2016

  • Tiles to provide Energy to Schools!

    Since school corridors have existed, children have been told not to run down them. But a grammar school in Kent has turned the footfall of its pupils into a source of energy.   Two dozen specially designed tiles, capable of harnessing kinetic energy and putting it back into the school’s system, have been placed along […]


    Updated: 11 September, 2013

  • Dubai launches first clean energy project

    DUBAI // The emirate’s first clean energy project has been launched, using methane gas from a waste landfill site in Al Qusais to produce electricity and reduce the country’s carbon footprint.   The project, between Green Energy Solutions and Sustainability (Gess) and Dubai Municipality, will pave the way for reducing the country’s CO² emissions and […]


    Updated: 13 August, 2013

  • Emirati students focus on Renewable Energy

    ABU DHABI // A group of Emirati students are focusing all of their energy on sustainable technologies during their internships at major companies in Japan. Seven students from Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute of Science and Technology are soaking up information as part of the two-month programme that ends tomorrow. They will then bring these advanced […]


    Updated: 18 July, 2013