A report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) earlier this year found that the cost of renewables is falling at such a rapid rate that it will be a consistently cheaper electricity source than traditional fuels in only
Hospitals are energy hogs. With their 24/7 lighting, heating and water needs, they use up to five times more energy than a fancy hotel. But some hospitals are revamping with a different goal in mind: becoming more energy-efficient, which can
The impact of heavy droughts, heatwaves and cold spells on energy demand and supplies would be lessened with seasonal climate forecasts that allow energy companies to better predict spikes in usage ahead of time, researchers say.
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.