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BP aims to invest more in renewables and clean energy

Boss says his industry is changing but ‘the world is going to need oil and gas for decades’<p>BP has declared it is looking to acquire more green energy firms, as the British oil giant pledged to set carbon targets for its operations.<p>However, while the chief executive, Bob Dudley, said the industry …

Oil & Gas Industry

UK built half of Europe's offshore wind power in 2017

Capacity is growing fast and turbines getting bigger – some almost as large as the Shard<p>Britain accounted for more than half of the new offshore wind power capacity built in Europe last year, as the sector broke installation records across the continent.<p>The windfarms out in the North Sea and other …

Renewable Energy

US installs nearly 4 GW of solar in Q4 2017

The United States saw its second largest level of solar installations in any quarter during the final three months of 2017, according to the latest …

America's Offshore Wind Boom Is Finally Here: Which State Will Win The Race To The Top?

Offshore wind has always seemed just out of reach in America, but the offshore wind boom has officially arrived in Northeast Atlantic states – and consumers, local economies, and investors all stand to benefit.<p>2017 was the year of ambitious offshore wind target announcements, including a combined …

Renewable Energy

Tesla’s big battery is undercutting Australia’s energy cartels

When Tesla installed the world's largest lithium-ion battery in South Australia last year, it came with the promise that it would revolutionize the way electricity is produced, stored and sold in a region known for blackouts and market monopolizing. Less than two months later, that promise has been …

The Easiest Diet to Follow for Better Weight Loss Results

When consumers look for a weight loss program, they usually look for the easiest diet to follow. After all, who wants to spend weeks learning a …

10 of My Favorite Keto Recipes

While it certainly is possible to modify takeout and restaurant food to fit your keto lifestyle, it's not easy. Many of the classic and easily …

artisanal

The Indoor Eco-Lantern

The “Loight” is a modern twist on the lantern designed for the great indoors! A power-saving system that’s as green as it is cute, its modular …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Furniture Designers: Here's a Very Cool Feature to Add to a Desk

Also, these two designers appear to have vanished into thin air<p>As someone with a messy desk, I so want this feature added to it:<p>This desk was …

Cantilevered concrete and wood lookout frames astounding views

It’s a breathtaking “stage” for admiring the landscape<p>Built on a mountainside at China’s Songhua Lake Resort, this striking building was designed to offer summer and winter visitors a place to rest and reflect on the scenic surroundings. It can also serve as a flexible event space for meetings, …

Architecture

10 iconic examples of Memphis design

Described by one critic as "a shotgun wedding between Bauhaus and Fisher-Price", the Memphis design aesthetic embodies the 1980s in so many ways: …

David Bowie

The Revolve Wheel is a puncture-proof tire that folds into a compact pod

It’s often said that there’s no reason to reinvent the wheel, but one revolutionary designer has done just that. Andrea Mocellin’s Revolve Wheel is …

Transportation

Samsung launches new tech to help low-end phones take better snaps

• Samsung has launched a new solution to help Android OEMs integrate dual-camera setups into their handsets.<br>• Known as ISOCELL dual, the solution is comprised of a hardware and software component that Samsung has pre-optimized.<br>• This should reduce the time OEMs spend working on the integration, and lead …

Apple files patent for stylus that works without a screen

A new Apple patent details a stylus that can be used without a screen. It specifically mentions “force sensors” which leads us to believe that this could be used with future versions of the Mac that have Force Touch trackpads.<p>Apple patents don’t typically translate to real products, however, it is …