Consumers across Europe could be paying over the odds for electricity, according to a Dutch study that reveals some electricity meters can give readings as much as 582 percent too…
By Dirk Vansintjan, President, REScoop In its recently released Clean Energy Package, the European Commission finally acknowledged that energy
As the cold weather stretches the electricity supply in France, some unexpected advice is being offered.
It is notoriously difficult for students to find affordable housing.
The European Commission has unveiled its big power plan, aiming to slash energy use in the bloc by 30 percent by 2030.
Air quality in cities is getting worse according to a recent UN report which says pollution leads to the deaths of more children every year than malaria and HIV/AIDS…
New international standards require ocean vessels to reduce air pollution. How does altering power affect the safety of a ship?
Ships burn fuel, polluting the atmosphere New regulations demand to cut the emissions The easiest way would be to reduce engine power But underpowered ships can be unsafe in storm They’re also slower,
Some of the world’s most iconic landmarks were plunged into darkness on Saturday for the 10th annual Earth Hour, a global lights-out event to
Crude oil prices hit fresh seven-year lows on Friday as the International Energy Agency warned that global oversupply could worsen in the New Year
Appearances can be deceptive. That’s certainly the case with a regular looking building in Stuttgart. Sight of the solar photovoltaic-thermal panel
In Israel, a Palestinian engineer's startup is launching a new biogas generator. Although it is not a revolutionary process, and is already widely-used around the world, this machine is the simplest a
The Greek parliament has approved reforms needed to unlock two billion euros of bailout aid. However several measures still have to be agreed with
Just over the Öresund Bridge connecting Denmark to Sweden, lies Hallbarheten in the Swedish town of Malmö. What could be mistaken for a residential
Patrick from London asked: “I have received an extremely high energy bill for last month. I suppose that my energy supplier has raised their prices
There was an electric shock for the SUV market, as Tesla Motors finally delivered the first of its long-awaited Model X vehicles – to a generally
Transportation costs affect the price of any goods we buy, so reducing them could help our pockets. Road transportation is becoming more efficient
Should we invest in more railroads, or should we scrap them and just use road vehicles that become increasingly efficient? Donato Zangani from
The G7 members have agreed to phase out the use of fossil fuels by the year 2100, according to proposals outlined in June 2015. They share this goal
A move which could help change the “entire energy infrastructure of the world”. That’s the boast of Elon Musk chief executive of Tesla Motors. The
In Cadarache, near Aix en Provence in Southern France, one of the biggest scientific collaborations on the planet is underway. Thirty four nations
With its 31 buildings, some 1,500 flats housing 4,000 residents, the Torrelago district in Laguna de Duero, near Valladolid in northwestern Spain, is
Lithium batteries have been a boon for the modern world replacing the heavier, single-use alkaline type in everything from wristwatches to jumbo
At an energy summit in Madrid, France, Spain and Portugal have agreed to seek ways of diversifying their energy dependence away from unstable
With biodiesel on the block for wasting arable land and consuming agricultural inputs a Czech team finds a new source from an organic waste product
A power output the equivalent of around three nuclear plants is to be shared between France and Spain. The link to carry energy across the Pyrenees
Can you cruise on natural gas? And on ethanol and other alcohols? Embark with a Danish mechanical engineer in a diesel-free tour… around the green
New European Union rules come into force today that will affect coffee machines, air conditioning units, TVs, cookers and a host of other electrical
Germany’s energy transition has taken a new step in the country’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions — even more ambitious than the European Union
In this episode of Urban Visions we are in Rio de Janeiro, which like most big cities is facing the challenge of growing urbanisation. And getting