This German town disconnected from grid, goes 100% renewable (for an hour)!

12 months ago — Quick Read

Bordesholm, a small town in Schleswig-Holstein Germany, became a showcase for how communities could switch over to renewable energy for a few hours this week. Bordesholm wanted to demonstrate how...

Engineering Podcasts – Engineering Heroes

2 years ago — Quick Read

Engineering Heroes (previously known as Beer with an Engineer) talks to engineers and to better understand who they are, what it is that they do, and why Engineering is so...

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

2 years ago — Quick 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...

Six Good News Climate Change Stories you missed in 2018

2 years ago — Deep Dive

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 years ago — Long 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....

Egypt hopes to unlock its energy potential with the worlds largest solar farm

2 years ago — Quick Read

Egypt's Western Desert is set to host the world's largest solar park.