The energy sector, including energy storage, solar power and hydrogen storage, will see great advances in the coming two decades, and nanotechnology will be a key driver of that progress. […]
One of the world’s wealthiest businessmen and philanthropists hopes to serve as a catalyst in finding speedier solutions to the world’s climate change problems. Bill Gates of Microsoft has teamed
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is encouraging big investors to reconsider renewable energy, particularly solar, as a viable, profitable asset class. Renewable energy technology has made “exponential gains” in efficiency,
Renewable energy stands poised to lead the world in new electricity supply, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). In 2014, renewable power generation expanded at its fastest rate to
If solar cells were, say, 30 per cent more efficient than they currently are, the number of panels needed to convert light to electricity would be reduced, with a corresponding
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University are reporting an advance in solar cell technology that could significantly improve the efficiency of photovoltaic cells in harvesting
Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk seems to relish his position as one of the world’s most disruptive entrepreneurs. First he challenged the global auto industry with his all-electric Tesla cars.
The world currently produces approximately 30 billion cubic metres of freshwater by desalination annually, a number that is predicted to double in the next decade to meet global demand. A