Energy & Green Tech

Can electric cars help strengthen electrical grids?

American homeowners with solar panels can sell the surplus electricity they generate back to their local grids. Should electric vehicle (EV) owners be able to do the same thing?

Energy & Green Tech

Industry must prepare now for a new world of green electricity

Industry must speed up investment in new technologies that allow manufacture of materials using renewable electricity if net zero emissions targets are to be met, research led by the University of Leeds warns.

Energy & Green Tech

Can EV spare battery capacity support the grid?

The University of Queensland has launched a world-first international trial to see if the spare battery capacity in electric vehicles (EV) could be used to support the uptake of renewable energy, support the grid, and potentially ...

Energy & Green Tech

Hydrophilic polymers: The key to a green future

Researchers from the University of Surrey and the University of Bristol are working on innovative devices to tame and store carbon-free renewable energy from unpredictable sources such as wind and solar.

Automotive

Flicking the switch to electric vehicles

Emissions from road transport account for 10 percent of global emissions—and that number is rising faster than any other sector, as highlighted in the latest Global EV Outlook report.

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