Solar freakin’ roadways video goes viral, earns $2m

An inventor couple who masterminded a new type of solar panel which could replace roads and car parks raised more than $2.2 million (£1.3m) from donations around the world. Julie and Scott Brusaw ran a crowdsourcing campaign on the Indiegogo site to gear up for production of their solar road panels. Cash poured in for […]

80,000 still without power after storms

There are still around 80,000 people without power this morning as yet another wave of nasty weather hit the UK last night. The Met Office had issued multiple red alerts for gale force winds yesterday and several motorways were closed or had severe delays including the M2. This morning the Highways Agency announced the M60 […]

UK could dim A-road lamps to cut carbon

Lights along some stretches of A-roads in the UK may soon be dimmed to cut carbon emissions. A-road lighting levels could be dropped when fewer cars are on the roads at off peak times such as between midnight and 5am. The plans were revealed by Transport Minister Norman Baker in a written answer to Parliament. […]