The world’s largest solar energy farm is expected to be completed next year in the Egyptian desert, a showcase project that is part of an multinational effort to overhaul Egypt’s dilapidated electricity system with renewable energy projects.
If distributed power networks are to become a reality, energy storage technology is essential. Alice Cooke looks at the barriers to the storage revolution.
The elements may well hold the key to the future of energy production on Earth. Already, sophisticated solar projects and imposing wind turbines have dropped drastically in costs, making them an ever more attractive alternative to polluting fossil fuels.
The island nation of Samoa is continuing its effort to convert from diesel-reliant powerplants to 100% renewable energy with the help of Tesla’s scalable Powerpack battery storage solution.
Climate conscious architecture has been around for some time, but renowned Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta is upping the bar – designing buildings that generate more energy than they consume throughout their whole lifecycle (calculated as 60 years).
The energy sector is becoming ever more electric, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the global energy research agency, but overall spending on the sector fell in 2017.
Excess carbon dioxide is hurting our environment while the a shortage of it is stressing the food and drink industry. Here’s why capturing the most notorious greenhouse gas is not as simple as it seems.
A group of billionaires including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma, and Richard Branson have invested in Form Energy. The company, out of MIT, is designing a new type of battery, thought to be based on sulfur.
China may be the world’s renewable energy leader, but where the sector’s growth is concerned, India is leaving its neighbour behind. Investments into clean energy in India rose 22% in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period
Several years ago, India set what seemed like a lofty target of 175 gigawatts of wind and solar energy by March 2022. Few believed that was a practical target, but then India plowed forward and happily impressed the world.