Energy & Green Tech

Africa's electricity unlikely to go green this decade

New research today from the University of Oxford predicts that total electricity generation across the African continent will double by 2030, with fossil fuels continuing to dominate the energy mix—posing potential risk ...

Software

Motorists' smartphones may help keep highways safe

Motorists with smartphones could help highway chiefs maintain road quality by sending "crowdsourced" data from their mobiles that would allow engineers to assess when carriageway repairs are needed, according to a new study.

Business

US travel industry to see 40% drop in spending: study

Domestic US travel spending is expected to collapse this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, suffering a 40 percent decline compared to 2019, while international spending will plunge 75 percent, according to new research.