Energy & Green Tech

Africa's chance for green electricity

A joint study by the University of Tübingen, the Senckenberg Society for Nature Research, the University of Osnabrück and the University of Rwanda has found that 80% of the energy required in Africa could come from renewable ...

Engineering

24/7 solar towers could double energy output

If you want to improve the output of solar energy systems, why not also run them at night? That's the question researchers in Qatar and Jordan addressed as they successfully devised a system that promises to more than double ...

Automotive

Hyundai opens high-tech Singapore electric car factory

Hyundai opened a high-tech electric vehicle factory in Singapore on Tuesday that the South Korean auto giant says will be a "pillar" of its electrification strategy in the coming decades.

Energy & Green Tech

Low-temperature synthesis of lithium ceramic for batteries

A lithium ceramic could act as a solid electrolyte in a more powerful and cost-efficient generation of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. The challenge is to find a production method that works without sintering at high ...

Energy & Green Tech

Novel framework improves resilience to extreme weather

Electricity production and distribution in the U.S. currently depends on more than 10,000 power plants, 642,000 miles of high voltage lines, 56,000 substations and 6.3 million miles of local distribution lines. Much of that ...

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