#Energy

Do Swiss roofs have the potential to produce over 80% of the country’s electricity?

3 weeks ago — 1 min read

Research that combines mapping data of Switzerland against weather information has revealed that the country could produce 50tWh of electricity (83% of the country’s annual consumption) if its roofs were...

MIT sets its sights on the future of fusion

1 month ago — 1 min read

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is looking to fast-track the development of practical fusion power.

Six Good News Climate Change Stories you missed in 2018

2 months ago — 8.5 min read

Climate change news can be incredibly depressing. In 2018 alone, The Conversation covered the loss of three trillion tonnes of ice in Antarctica; Brazil’s new president and why he will...

Solar-powered car breaks efficiency world record

2 months ago — 1.5 min read

A team of Engineers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have crushed the solar-powered car efficiency record. Advances in photovoltaic tech have leapt forward in the last decade....

Scottish wind power crushes 100% production threshold

2 months ago — 1 min read

Scotlands on and offshore wind production smashed production thresholds last month. The National Grid recorded that Scottish wind power produced more energy than required on 20 out of 30 days...

Tesla wants to create a virtual power plant in Australia with 50k Powerwalls

3 months ago — 0.5 min read

Electric battery and car company Telsa is on track to deploy 50,000 Powerwalls across Australia. It has just kicked off the second phase of development by adding another 1,000 homes...