Bemoaning rainy days may soon be a thing of the past. In fact, a heavy storm may soon be a good way to top up your energy supply and help home owners to cut back on their energy costs. According to Science Magazine, new technology has been developed to turn glass
One of the biggest obstacles to the widespread integration of renewable power into the production of electricity at the scale required has been the inability to effectively store any energy captured. How do we power our homes when the sun isn’t shining and when the wind isn’t blowing? The solution
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of stories and interesting articles from the week. This week we highlight an article discussing the importance of “the cloud” in enabling a circular economy, a piece about the rise of Silicon Valley in the business world, the value of popular repair cafes and more!
Lead image licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 / Flickr user Daniel Kulinski New research from the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) explores the potential of decentralised solar energy systems in the United States.
The city of Phoenix initiative “Reimagine Phoenix” has put out a call out for innovators to help the city utilise its waste as a resource. The city is targeting a 40% reduction in the amount of material sent to landfill within the next five years. A significant part of meeting that
Scientists in South Korea have developed a double-layered fabric made out of silver-coated woven textiles that can charge mobile phone batteries. Energy is gathered through a foldable patch of fabric wrapped around your wrist – the energy is generated through arm movement. The team believe that the technology can be
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of stories and interesting articles from the week. This week we recommend a great read on the opportunities for Canon in remanufacturing, we look at a couple of unanticipated uses for food waste and it seems like cities around the world are jumping on the