Efficiency

Shell Canada's JT Steenkamp is leading a project to research the extraction of vanadium from the oilsands to create large utility-scale electricity storage for renewable energy projects. (Kyle Bakx/CBC)
Efficiency Energy Energy Storage Enviroment

by Kyle Bakx · CBC News Researchers are extracting vanadium from the oilsands and using it to build batteries Originally from South Africa, JT Steenkamp doesn’t usually enjoy brisk Canadian winter weather, ...
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Efficiency Enviroment

As the G20 summit takes place in Hangzhou, China, not only business and finance will be discussed – climate change is also high on the agenda, due to ...
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Efficiency Energy

Los Angeles, CA – July 28, 2016 – (Newswire.com) On the surface TESLA’S acquisition of SOLAR CITY seems like, as Mr. Musk himself referred to it, “a no-brainer”, ...
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Cells Efficiency Energy Solar

Solar panels as thin as 1.3 um!   Of course, this statement could only come from one of the most prestigious labs or university research groups in the ...
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Efficiency Energy Energy Grid

By John Sambo Addis Ababa — Ethiopia wants to become a leading electricity exporter in Africa after reaching initial agreements with several neighbouring countries writes JOHN SAMBO. Gosaye ...
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Efficiency Energy Energy Grid

The mayor of Copenhagen, Denmark, made a bold move last week by announcing plans to divest the city’s hefty investment fund tied to coal, gas, and oil. The ...
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Efficiency Energy

While much of the energy efficiency spotlight has been shining on next-generation materials, smart meters, and high tech building design, Masdar City is taking a different tack. Located ...
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Efficiency Energy Solar

This tremendous growth has fed a swelling herd of solar unicorns populated by the likes of SolarCity, SunEdison, SunPower and more. Recently, the industry has been buffeted by ...
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Efficiency Energy Manufacturing Solar

The battery ‘Gigafactory’ that Tesla is building in Nevada is the centerpiece of its whole mass-market electric car strategy. Without it, the company will have trouble securing enough ...
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Efficiency Enviroment Transport

If you are into car races, the newly announced driverless car championship will likely appeal to you. Formula E and Kinetik have collaborated to launch Roborace in 2016. ...
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