Friday, November 15, 2019

Butterfly wings inspire solar technology innovation

There's a whole bunch of potential new applications using our light-control technique, including next-generation solar cell, architectural and stealth technologies. Engineers have invented tiny structures...

MPS unveils WaveSub as wave energy hits milestone

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

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

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...

Clean Energy Council driving gender diversity in renewables industry

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

Scientists target more efficient solar energy with cyborg bacteria

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...

India can meet fourth of energy demand with renewables

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...

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

Researchers are using polystyrene particles rather than expensive polymers to make the next generation of solar cells. This development, they argue, will make solar panels...
Limiting global warming requires ‘unprecedented changes’, says IPCC

World has 5% of achieving Paris climate agreement

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

Breakthrough in next-gen solar cells

Researchers have demonstrated how a non-toxic alternative to lead could form the basis of next-generation solar cells. The researchers, from the University of Cambridge and...

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Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

More than 2 GW went operational in UK waters during 2018 – enough to power over 2,300,000 homes all year round. In 2018 eight new...
Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted has this week revealed its new strategic ambition and financial targets, including plans to invest £23 billion in green energy towards 2025. “We expect...

Solarcentury gets green light for Spanish solar power projects

British power company Solarcentury has received the green light to construct four solar parks in Seville, Spain. The projects, known as “Cerrado Cabrera”, “El primo...