Posts Categorized: Energy

Folded facade reduces skyscraper energy bill

A new skyscraper features a folded design that blends solid aluminium panels with strategically-placed glass to reduce heat from sunlight and therefore save energy.

Electric taxi uses singing as payment

A new shuttle service accepts singing as a form of payment to encourage festival goers to participate in a sustainable future.

Engineers produce biofuel from mushroom waste

A naturally occurring bacteria turns cellulose into a petrol substitute that gas-powered cars can use without requiring any modification.

New fabric can generate electricity

A newly-developed fabric can be used to continuously power electrical components by weaving a piezoelectric yarn.