14 Jul 2021
Record Electricity Generation in Faroe Islands Tidal Energy Project
Minesto recently resumed operations with its tidal kite system DG100 in the company's project in the Faroe Islands, which Minesto is carrying out together with the electric utility company SEV. Following this spring's success with electricity production in Vestmannasund, Minestos has upgraded the DG100 system to increase production performance in terms of both maximum and average power.
13 Jul 2021
EnOcean GmbH wireless systems use electrodynamic and photovoltaic harvesting for power without batteries, occasionally adding thermoelectric when needed.
8 Jul 2021
Green Battery and Hot Reserve for the Israel Electric Company
Ellomay Pumped Storage Ltd has awarded AFRY with Owner's Engineering services for the Manara pumped storage power plant in Israel. The project will create a green battery and a hot reserve for the Israel Electric Company.
25 Jun 2021
Most Marine Renewable Energy Produced in the United States
Verdant Power's grid-connected tidal power demonstration project in New York City has exceeded performance projections by every measure.
11 Jan 2021
Setting Standards for New Materials
Silicon was first discovered in 1787, but it wasn't until the 1950s that it became widely used in industry. In contrast, the Graphene Flagship has been working to bring graphene to the market in just ten years. Determining accepted technical standards for graphene will play a large part in meeting that deadline.
9 Jun 2020
Next Generation Solar Cells Pass Strict International Tests
Light-weight, cheap and ultra-thin perovskite crystals have promised to shake-up renewable energy for some time. Research means they are ready to take the next steps towards commercialisation.