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Quantum dots, a Ghostbuster backpack & the future of solar technology

Sometimes, it just takes a Google search to overcome a big technical hurdle in a lab. OK, so it didn’t quite happen that way, but for Illan Kramer, a …

World's First 'Solar Battery' Captures and Stores Sun's Energy

Researchers have created a "solar battery" by combining the energy-harvesting panel with the energy-storing medium at a microscopic level. The device could change the way solar power is used, though it still has much to prove. Ohio State's Yiying Wu, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, led the …

Clean Energy

Bright ideas: how SMEs can save energy

Energy is a significant cost to any small business. It is therefore a wise move to adopt energy-efficient measures. Yet there is scant evidence of this happening. The Forum for Private Business found that 87% of businesses reported an increase in energy costs in 2013. Despite this, according to the …

Reporting supply chain sustainability: a myriad of metrics

Surveys of corporate disclosure practices consistently find that more than 90% of the world’s largest 250 companies now publicly report on aspects of their sustainability performance. However, improving overall performance requires moving beyond an internal operational focus and to the …

Solar energy: a sunflower solution to electricity shortage

Computer giant IBM last week revealed the prototype of its advanced solar electricity generators: a 30ft-high concrete “sunflower” fitted with wafer-thin aluminium mirrors and a maze of tiny tubes for carrying coolant through the heart of each device. The machines, which will be built in …

Office buildings are key to workers' health, wellbeing and productivity

Studies show poor air quality and lighting increase sick days and can affect sleep but the evidence is not influencing most design and leasing decisions<p>The relationship between people and the building in which they are working is vital. The majority of businesses are missing a trick in ignoring the …