Energy & Green Tech

Study provides keys to managing influx of EV batteries

As electric vehicle production revs up across the globe, an inherent consequence will be the mutually growing number of retired lithium-ion batteries that, unlike traditional lead-acid car batteries, are difficult to dispose ...

Telecom

Using optical beaming to power a portable 5G base station

Telecommunications company Ericsson has teamed up with a company called PowerLight Technologies to send power through the air to run a 5G base station. Both companies have posted the details on their respective websites.

Energy & Green Tech

Interest rates are a decisive factor for competitive renewables

Renewable energy has become competitive—and one often-overlooked reason is the reduced cost of financing. Researchers from ETH Zurich and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) have modeled different scenarios ...

Computer Sciences

Hybrid approach optimizes grid

The modern "smart" city, says Jie Liu, is a web of networks that should run like a healthy, well-tuned circulatory system.

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