Space technology could reduce cost of renewable energy
Space-based radar technology could be harnessed by the renewable energy sector to drive down costs, according to academics at the University of Strathclyde.
UN climate chief says technology has changed carbon politics
Technological advances that have reduced prices and improved efficiency of renewable energy have helped transform the politics around climate change since 2009 when an attempt to forge a global deal on reducing greenhouse ...
Professor of materials/physics chemistry discusses Tesla's Powerwall for home energy storage
Last month Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled a grand plan for home energy storage, and preorders for the system have already sold out until mid-2016. The Powerwall home battery unit comes in two options: a 7 kWh version designed for ...
Researchers to put cutting edge wave power technology to the test in real ocean conditions
Oceans – which after all cover some 71 % of the earth's surface – represent an untapped source of clean, renewable energy. Early demonstrations have already shown that the energy stored in waves can be captured by floating ...
Enhancing the productivity of yarn makers
Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a new yarn manufacturing technology that can increase productivity with less energy consumption.