Cracking the case for solid state batteries

2021-04-30T08:57:43+00:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 30 April 2021 Cracking the case for solid state batteries Scientists in the UK used the latest imaging techniques to visualize and understand the process of dendrite formation and electrolyte cracking in an all solid-state battery. With new insight into the mechanisms by which these cracks form and ultimately lead to battery failure, the [...]

China mandates energy storage as it sets 16.5% solar and wind target for 2025

2021-04-30T08:55:22+00:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 30 April 2021 China mandates energy storage as it sets 16.5% solar and wind target for 2025 The National Energy Administration has ordered grid companies to supply enough network connection points for all the solar and wind projects registered in 2019 and 2020, and said variable renewables should be supplying 11% of the nation’s [...]

South Australia sets record as electricity prices consistently plunge below zero

2021-04-29T09:17:46+00:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 29 April 2021 South Australia sets record as electricity prices consistently plunge below zero Rooftop solar has caused South Australia’s average daytime prices to consistently fall below zero for the first time in the history of the National Electricity Market, the Australian Energy Market Operator said in its new quarterly report this week. Image: [...]

Switching to renewable energy is sometimes dirty. Tech like blockchain can help

2021-04-28T09:33:38+00:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 28 April 2021 Switching to renewable energy is sometimes dirty. Tech like blockchain can help Solar panel assembled at a manufacturing plant. Image: Shutterstock From Fortune Magazine. The worldwide push to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 will require advances in green technologies—particularly tech associated with renewable energy—but simply waiting for future tools to [...]

Vertical turbines could be the future for wind farms

2021-04-28T09:35:47+00:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 28 April 2021 Vertical turbines could be the future for wind farms Floating vertical-axis wind turbines. Image: Oxford Brookes University The now-familiar sight of traditional propeller wind turbines could be replaced in the future with wind farms containing more compact and efficient vertical turbines. New research from Oxford Brookes University has found that the [...]

REC launches 405 W black solar module with gapless design

2021-04-27T09:30:46+00:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 27 April 2021 REC launches 405 W black solar module with gapless design The new heterojunction panel series features an efficiency of up to 21.9 % and an operating temperature coefficient of -0.26% per degree Celsius. The module is being manufactured at REC's factory in Singapore. Image: REC Group From pv magazine. Norwegian solar manufacturer REC [...]

Lessons from Singapore: How to generate solar power in a city without much space

2021-04-27T09:26:21+00:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 27 April 2021 Lessons from Singapore: How to generate solar power in a city without much space Solar energy would only be able to produce 10%-20% of Singapore's power supply mix because of land constraints. Image: Unsplash/Polina Rytova From the World Economic Forum. Singapore is utilising floating solar farms and vertical panels to increase [...]

Australia ‘in a league of its own’ with renewables potential, positioned to be ‘battery of the world,’ new report finds

2021-04-26T09:30:34+00:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 26 April 2021 Australia ‘in a league of its own’ with renewables potential, positioned to be ‘battery of the world,’ new report finds Solar and wind could meet the global energy demand 100 times over, a new report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative has found. Australia, in particular, is uniquely positioned to capitalise on [...]

Plotting a green Covid recovery: How the EU, US and China stack up

2021-04-23T09:29:36+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 23 April 2021 Plotting a green Covid recovery: How the EU, US and China stack up Covid-19’s impact on the world economy has prompted Brussels, Washington and Beijing to invest in bumper stimulus plans to help ride out the pandemic. How do their efforts compare? A wind farm on the San Gorgonio Mountain Pass in California.The [...]

Climate Pledge: Amazon’s net-zero initiative passes 100 corporate signatories

2021-04-23T09:28:24+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 23 April 2021 Climate Pledge: Amazon's net-zero initiative passes 100 corporate signatories Colgate-Palmolive, PepsiCo and Sainsbury's are among the 52 businesses joining The Climate Pledge, co-organised by Amazon and Global Optimism, today (21 April). Many of the new signatories already have standalone net-zero commitments. Image: edie From edie newsroom. Amazon co-created the Climate Pledge [...]