News tagged with renewable energy sources

Virtual power plants for renewable energies

Siemens recently put two virtual power plants into operation. Virtual power plants are networks of several small power stations that are run like a single system. One of the new virtual power plants enables the Munich municipal ...

dateApr 27, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Charge your mobile phone with formic acid?

(Phys.org) —Surprisingly the answer is yes. With the technology of today it is possible to use environmental friendly formic acid in fuel cell powering your mobile phone or laptop. Physicist Florian Nitze, Umeå University, ...

dateMay 27, 2013 in Materials Science
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Smart energy to power refugee camps

Rolling out renewable and smart energy solutions in refugee camps could dramatically improve the well being of millions of refugees world-wide. Working in collaboration with the UNHCR, an EPFL Master's student is investigating ...

dateAug 21, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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