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Category: Emerging Technologies


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

CleanBay Renewables construct an anaerobic digestion plant

August 4, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Through the partnership, Kiewit will design, engineer, and build CleanBay’s Westover bio-refinery which, using anaerobic digestion, will recycle more than 150 000 t of chicken litter annually and convert it into renewable natural gas, renewable electricity and a nutrient-rich fertilizer […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Scarecrow system for wind farms proves effective

August 3, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Seabird poo or ‘guano’ is a huge problem for the global offshore wind industry as it poses a serious health risk, due to its highly carcinogenic qualities, and is extremely expensive and unpleasant to remove. A ‘Scaretech’ system was installed […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

US utility CPS Energy looks to add up to 900MW of solar, 50MW of storage to portfolio

July 28, 2020

Via: PV Resources

San Antonio, Texas-based utility CPS Energy is advancing efforts to diversify its generation portfolio as it plans to add up to 900MW of solar, 50MW of battery storage and 500MW of new technology solutions. The company is releasing a global […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Tesla sinks to record low quarter for solar deployment but Musk defiant over long-term prospects

July 23, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Tesla deployed just 27MW of rooftop solar in Q2 2020, its worst quarter for deployment on record, but chief executive Elon Musk remains buoyant about the product’s long-term prospects. Reporting its Q2 2020 financials yesterday, Tesla disclosed that rooftop solar […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Tesla Model 3 & Model Y Will Get “Universal” Battery Pack “Soon”

July 21, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

In addition to some notes about the Tesla Semi battery and the Tesla Semi pilot production line “coming along,” we also learned this week that the Model 3 and Model Y packs will soon be “universal” — the same for […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Scientists develop new tool to design better fusion devices

July 17, 2020

Via: Revolution Green

One way that scientists seek to bring to Earth the fusion process that powers the sun and stars is trapping hot, charged plasma gas within a twisting magnetic coil device shaped like a breakfast cruller. But the device, called a […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Siemens Energy launches energy storage initiative

July 13, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Siemens Energy has launched the ‘Future of Storage’ initiative. The aim of the initiative is to combine knowledge and build an ecosystem of technology partners in order to offer energy storage solutions tailored to customers’ needs. Decarbonising the world’s energy […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

SunPower Corp. – Powerhouse Brattørkaia Wins 2020 Smarter E Award in “Outstanding Projects” Category

July 6, 2020

Via: Energy Manager Today

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR) received the prestigious Smarter E-Award in the “Outstanding Projects” category in recognition of Powerhouse Brattørkaia, an 18,580-square-metre energy-positive future-proof office building located in Trondheim, Norway. SunPower supplied its high-efficiency Maxeon® solar panels for the project. Powerhouse Brattørkaia […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New Solar Power Breakthrough From Maker Of Things That Make Solar Cells

July 1, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

When a top notch solar cell equipment supplier starts actually making solar cells, anything can happen. If all goes according to plan, another next-generation photovoltaic breakthrough is in the works and the cost of solar power will keep going down, […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Adding intelligent storage can boost solar project revenues by 50%, Stem claims

June 24, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Adding energy storage can boost solar PV project revenues by as much as 50% in the US state of Massachusetts, US developer Stem Inc has claimed. The storage provider made the claim while announcing the completion of a front-of-meter solar […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Details released of a huge offshore wind turbine that can power 18,000 homes per year

May 19, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has released details of a 14-megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine, in the latest example of how technology in the sector is increasing in scale. With 108-meter-long blades and a rotor diameter of 222 meters, the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

A Solar Roof For Your Electric Vehicle: Dreams Really Do Come True

May 15, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

Two companies that claim to have the solar EV roof all figured out are Royal DSM and Lightyear. Lightyear’s signature Lightyear One electric vehicle is set to launch next year with five square meters of built-in solar cells covering the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar cells and batteries that are flexible and stretchable

May 4, 2020

Via: Revolution Green

Researchers have produced an ultra-flexible ultra-thin organic solar cell that delivers world-leading performance under significant stretching and strain. The development paves the way forward for a new class of stretchable and bendable solar cells in wearable devices, such as fitness […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

A clear semiconductor based on tin could improve solar power generation

April 22, 2020

Via: Science Daily Energy

Tin and oxygen are very familiar elements, and when combined in a certain way to become tin dioxide, the material can be made into a semiconductor. Semiconductors are fundamental to most of our technology and are the basis of computer […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Highly efficient and stable double layer solar cell developed

March 27, 2020

Via: Science Daily Energy

They published their results on March 26 in Science. The researchers, led by Byungha Shin, a professor from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at KAIST, focused on developing a new class of light-absorbing material, called a wide bandgap […]