Energy & Green Tech

Q&A: Company's chemistry could cut EV battery costs

A small company called Sila has contracts with most major automakers to research or provide a promising new battery chemistry that can let electric vehicles travel farther with a smaller battery.

Engineering

Empty buildings consume more energy than you think

Over the past few decades, the booming global population, growing cities and changing climate have brought global attention to the need to build energy-efficient and sustainable buildings.

Energy & Green Tech

Experts discuss future surplus power storage technologies

If the transition to renewables is to succeed, we will need a viable means of storing surplus heat and electricity. Globe spoke to experts from ETH Zurich about the promising technologies that could help us reach net zero.

Engineering

Land use matters as communities cut carbon emissions

With no-wind-turbine signs on roadsides next to cornfields, it's hardly surprising that land use is a thorny issue for renewables. But how much land do different zero-carbon technologies really use?

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