Martin Lewis urges homeowners to do this NOW to avoid energy bill price hikes

Martin Lewis said the big energy firms are increasing prices once again (Image: getty) So let me be plain NOW IS THE TIME to switch before winter, every week’s delay risks you paying more.  And if you’re on a standard tariff (ie the hideously expensive one most people are on) then as with typical bills […]

Russia’s largest energy companies preparing to substitute petrodollar in settlements

Oil firm Surgutneftegas has joined a list of Russian energy companies that are ready to get rid of the US dollar in favor of the euro and other currencies in international settlements, Reuters reports. Read more According to a message sent by Surgutneftegas to one of its customers, the oil company wants to “avoid any […]

More solar power hurts nuclear energy. But it also hurts itself

SOME call it a zero-carbon schism, others a heresy. The researchers, policymakers and environmentalists united over the need to stop global warming are divided on how to go about it. Many believe that renewable energy, especially wind and solar, has by far the biggest role to play. A dogged few, however, cling to nuclear energy, […]

Governor’s desk last stop to California pledging 100% carbon-free energy by 2045

Enlarge / The large Barren Ridge solar panel array near Mojave, California. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images) (credit: Getty Images) On Wednesday evening, California’s Senate passed SB 100, a bill mandating that utilities serving the state move to 100 percent carbon-free energy by 2045. If the Governor signs the bill into law, it will become […]

Breathtaking Berlin: The German capital’s energy intoxicating

The Oberbaum Bridge. (Image: GETTY) In a country best known for sausage and beer, Berlin is at the forefront of a German culinary renaissance. Wander through its city-centre neighbourhoods and you’ll be struck by the artisan bread and cake shops, craft beer and vegetarian eateries alongside those peddling the ubiquitous German currywurst. This sausage smothered […]

Clobotics raises $11 million for retail and wind energy AI

Inspecting wind turbines. Optimizing product displays for profitability. There’s not much artificial intelligence (AI) can’t do these days, and startup Clobotics wants to push that edge even further. The Shanghai and Seattle firm today announced an $ 11 million funding round led by Nantian Infotech VC and Wangsu Science and Technology, b…Read More

Recuperating power: Charging a prototype Audi e-tron with kinetic energy

Enlarge / A full side view of Audi’s prototype e-tron SUV. (credit: Megan Geuss) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Last week, Audi invited a handful of journalists to go for a drive down Pike’s Peak, one of Colorado’s many mountain tops that rise more than 14,000 feet above sea level. We rose before dawn and shuttled up the […]

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Fatigue Symptom (& How to Boost Energy)

Adulting is hard, there’s so much to do and so little time. Juggling between work appointments and personal commitments, commuting through traffic, paying bills – our days are marked by a series of endless tasks. Feeling tired after a hectic day is quite normal – nothing that a warm shower and a good night’s rest […]

The ‘Venom’ Hall H Panel Had New Footage, Low Energy [Comic-Con 2018]

Venom! He’s got a big tongue! And he showed up at Comic-Con 2018 in Hall H. Or at least, his movie did. The actual Venom didn’t show because he is a fictional character from the funny pages. And yet, he has his own feature film now! Here’s what went down during the Venom Comic-Con 2018 panel. […]