Section: Education

FutureLearn and InnoEnergy offer insight on blockchain in energy sector

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InnoEnergy has partnered with FutureLearn to offer insight around the hype on blockchain and its role in the energy sector, as well as courses on smart grids and solar energy.

Survey shows strong global support for green energy

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According to a new Ørsted survey, people across all ages, political standpoints, education and geographies are in favour of a shift to green energy.

MPS unveils WaveSub as wave energy hits milestone

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Welsh wave power technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has this month unveiled its quarter-scale, prototype WaveSub wave energy generator.

Bioenergy could be a low carbon ‘game changer’ for UK

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Bioenergy is one of the most scalable, cost-effective and flexible sources of renewable energy, according to the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) who have released over 100 documents including data sets and project reports from its Bioenergy programme.

Clean Energy Council driving gender diversity in renewables industry

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The Clean Energy Council is calling for applications from women in the renewable energy industry for the 2018 Women in Renewables Scholarship.

Scientists target more efficient solar energy with cyborg bacteria

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Scientists at UC Berkeley have taught bacteria to cover themselves in highly efficient solar panels in a bid to capture more of the sun’s energy than natural photosynthesis.

India can meet fourth of energy demand with renewables

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India can raise its renewable energy use to meet a quarter of the country's total final energy demand by 2030, according to a report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Researchers use polystyrene to make next-gen PV panels even cheaper

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Researchers are using polystyrene particles rather than expensive polymers to make the next generation of solar cells.

World has 5% of achieving Paris climate agreement

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The world has just a 5% of warming by less than 2 degrees by the end of this century, according to new research.

Breakthrough in next-gen solar cells

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Researchers have demonstrated how a non-toxic alternative to lead could form the basis of next-generation solar cells.

Action needed for biofuels to mean business, argues Academy

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Biofuels have a role to play in meeting the UK’s commitments to climate change mitigation, according to a major new review by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

UK can bolster offshore wind by five times by 2030

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The UK can expand its world-beating offshore wind capacity to almost five times its current level by 2030, according to a new study.

Carbon Trust leads industry project to tackle floating wind challenges

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The Carbon Trust has kicked off a series of studies to address future challenges for the emergent floating offshore wind sector.

9.8m people working in renewable energy worldwide

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More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Guernsey ideal spot for offshore wind tech, study finds

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A preliminary feasibility study has concluded that offshore wind technology could be viable in several locations off Guernsey’s coast.