Energy & Green Tech

Is it worth investing in solar PV with batteries at home?

Solar energy is a clean, renewable source of electricity that could potentially play a significant part in fulfilling the world's energy requirements, but there are still some challenges to fully capitalizing on this potential. ...

Energy & Green Tech

UK energy giants pivot towards cleaner fuels

Britain's energy sector pivoted further towards cleaner fuels on Thursday, as the nation targets net zero carbon emissions to help tackle climate change.

Energy & Green Tech

Residential batteries for solar power benefit owners and grid

In-home storage of electricity—which can be generated by residential solar panels—can save a homeowner money on their electric bills. It also can benefit the electric company and the power grid. That's the takeaway from ...

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Biomass-driven technology allows for enhanced energy conversion

Organic waste—whether from households, agriculture or agroforestry—can be used as energy resource, but is often underexploited. A team of EPFL scientists has developed a methodology to better incorporate this resource ...

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Team expands power grid planning to improve system resilience

In most animal species, if a major artery is cut off from the heart, the animal will struggle to survive. The same can be said for many of our critical infrastructure systems, such as electric power, water and communications. ...

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