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The Global Directory for Environmental Technology
reference source for those engaged in environmental activities
source of free Renewable Energy Project Analysis Software
Sustainable Earth Technologies
A commercial Australian site with introductory information about sustainable building and permaculture systems for domestic and commercial buildings
Canadian Office of Energy Efficiency online resources
includes publications on energy efficiency and on alternative energy sources for consumers and businesses
The Environment Directory
environmental organisation directory and search engine
Climate Ark
climate change search space
Renewable Energy in the UK (REUK)
Find out more about renewable energy in the UK – wind turbines, solar panels, solar water heating, and much more…
Rocky Mountain Institute
including RMI’s web site for HypercarSM technology
The Australian Renewable Energy Website
published by the Australian Greenhouse Office
helping to promote solar energy awareness throughout the UK
World-wide Information System for Renewable Energy – an initiative of ISES, the International Solar Energy Society
Central Heating How To Guides


“The Hands-On Journal of Home-Made Power”
Guardian – The Archive
archive search facility
Home Energy magazine
with information about home energy conservation

Government programmes

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Carbon Trust
UK Government’s energy efficiency information, advice and research programme for organisations in the public and private sectors
US Department of Energy: Photovoltaics Program
Sustainable Development
UK government website
Environment Agency
protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales

Discovery & community centres

whowhatwherewhenwhy – W5
interactive science, technology & engineering in Belfast
Glasgow Science Centre
‘presenting science & technology in an accessible & fun way’
The Big Idea – inventor centre
UK – hands-on exhibition devoted to the process of invention
Our Dynamic Earth
Edinburgh, UK – demonstrating an holistic view of planet earth
UK Science Adventure Centre
Children’s discovery centre in Halifax UK
Heeley City Farm
a community project dedicated to all those who want to make Sheffield a better place to live and work in

Renewable energy equipment manufacturers and suppliers

Natural energy product
Resources and information for home power enthusiasts, hobbyists and experimentalists
Internet newsgroups
photovoltaics & solar thermal
generating voltage from the sun’s energy & practical solar thermal energy use


Use It Again
website to help you reduce waste by recycling more
Educational links for solar energy education
an educational web site that focuses on how renewable energy technologies work
British Wind Energy Association
Npower Educational Information
Solar School
School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, Australia
Web resources for educators and students
Solar Now Project
US Department of Energy

How Solar Roofs Work – An educational blog post detailing how solar roofs transfer energy from the sun and provide power to the house.

Solar Vehicles & Racing
Solar Navigator
ocean-going solar electric boat
Solar powered flying wings
the new “atmospheric satellites”
Design your own solar car
Learn about full size solar car design – run a computer simulation to predict performance in a rac
The World Solar Challenge 2015
Rabbit Tool
electric wheel systems that can be solar charged
a solar-wind hybrid ferry sailing in Sydney Harbour

Eco-Village Networks

The Global Eco-village Network (GEN)
linking together eco-villages and related projects around the world
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