Energy efficiency News for November 2011

Energy efficiency News Archive

Temperature differences create electricity

Temperature differences can be used to create electricity, or so-called thermoelectricity, according to scientists at the Centre for Materials Science and Nanotechnology at the University of Oslo (UiO) and the Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF) in Norway.

Isle of Wight aims for net energy exports by 2020 in EcoIsland sustainability project

The Isle of Wight – a peaceful, modest-sized island off the English south coast – plans to become a net energy exporter of energy by 2020, while halving residents’ energy bills, eliminating waste going to landfill, and creating a significant number of green technology jobs. The EcoIsland initiative is the largest single sustainability project in the UK.

Ceramic Fuel Cells signs manufacturing services deal with electronics maker Jabil

Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd, a leading developer of solid oxide fuel cell power products for homes and buildings, has signed a manufacturing services Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Jabil Circuit Inc.