Solar tech could enable world's first underground park
Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees.
New electrolyte for the construction of magnesium-sulfur batteries
The Helmholtz Institute Ulm (HIU) established by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is pushing research relating to batteries of the next and next-but-one generations: A research team has now developed ...
Transit-oriented development helps cities ease off the gas
Like a teenager lobbying for the car keys, Phoenix came of age in the era of the automobile. The area's explosive growth in the mid-20th century reflected America's similarly growing love affair with cars.
A green data center with an autonomous power supply
A new data center in the United States is generating electricity for its servers entirely from renewable sources, converting biogas from a sewage treatment plant into electricity and water. Siemens implemented ...
Can we create an energy efficient Internet?
With the number of Internet connected devices rapidly increasing, researchers from Melbourne are starting a new research program to reduce energy consumption of such devices.
Shedding light on solar power
Everyone wants to save energy, but not everyone knows where to start. Grid Resources, a startup based out of the Centre for Urban Energy's iCUE incubator, is developing a new website that seeks to help homeowners ...
Energy transition project moves into its second phase
Siemens is studying new concepts for optimizing the cost-effectiveness and technical performance of energy systems with distributed and fluctuating electricity production. The associated IRENE research project ...
Smart data increases the efficiency of wind farms
Siemens monitors thousands of wind power plants around the world to operate them as efficiently as possible. The company recently opened a remote diagnostics center in Brande, Denmark, where sensor data from ...
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