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A Total of 53 Million Hectares Abandoned Cropland Could Be Used for Solar Deployment

Optimal combination of bioenergy and solar photovoltaic for renewable energy production on abandoned cropland Highlights •Recently abandoned cropland is a promising option for renewable energy production. •More than 80 million hectares of abandoned cropland is identified globally. •An optimal combination can produce 125 EJ per year on the abandoned cropland areas. Abstract Ambitious climate change […]

Researchers at UCF Create an Economical and Safe Zinc-Ion Battery That Uses Seawater as the Electrolyte

Using Mirrors In Space To Beam Sunlight Down On Earth

Scientific progression is inescapably an unending process. Inquisitive and sagacious scientists first try to examine nature’s mysterious ways and later bring in the maximum benefits of the hidden mysteries. In the very deep sequence of zesty discoveries and inventions, there comes a recent attempt to make use of extra sunlight to the Earth. For this […]

Researchers at UCF Create an Economical and Safe Zinc-Ion Battery That Uses Seawater as the Electrolyte

New solar panel design increases efficiency by 125%

The breakthrough could lead to wider use of renewable energy Web Desk October 27, 2020 12:16 IST Designing solar panels in checkerboard lines increases their ability to absorb light by 125 per cent, a new study says. Researchers say the breakthrough could lead to the production of thinner, lighter and more flexible solar panels that […]

Researchers at UCF Create an Economical and Safe Zinc-Ion Battery That Uses Seawater as the Electrolyte

Integrated Hydrogen Separation Module Provides Long-Term Boosts in Efficiency

Integrated Hydrogen Sensor/Separation Module Provides Long-Term Boosts in Efficiency and Revenue in Solar Power Plants NREL and Acciona Solar Power Develop Technology To Reverse Costly Effects of Hydrogen Buildup in Concentrating Solar Power Receiver Fields Since the mid-’80s, concentrating solar power (CSP) plants have generated clean energy to power our homes, schools, offices, and communities. […]

Researchers at UCF Create an Economical and Safe Zinc-Ion Battery That Uses Seawater as the Electrolyte

Investments into renewables seen rising 35% by FY23: Report

The past three years saw fresh investments into the renewables sector led by solar and partly by wind power, surging to Rs 1.1 lakh crore, showed a Crisil report in a sectoral analysis. Positive investor interest and enabling regulations can boost the investments into the renewables sector by a healthy 35 per cent to Rs […]

Researchers at UCF Create an Economical and Safe Zinc-Ion Battery That Uses Seawater as the Electrolyte

Air pollution leads to increase in electricity consumption: Study

  London: Researchers have found that high levels of air pollution are forcing people to consume more electricity, subsequently causing even greater environmental problems by increasing greenhouse gas emissions. The study, published in the journal Nature Energy, has shown that the effects are seen more in lower-income families and those from ethnic minority backgrounds. “The […]

Researchers at UCF Create an Economical and Safe Zinc-Ion Battery That Uses Seawater as the Electrolyte

Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Opportunities for an Equitable, Low-Carbon Recovery

Testimony of Devashree Saha, Senior Associate, U.S. Climate Program, World Resources Institute On September 16, WRI U.S. Climate Program Senior Associate Devashree Saha, Ph.D., testified in a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change. The hearing, titled “Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Opportunities […]

Researchers at UCF Create an Economical and Safe Zinc-Ion Battery That Uses Seawater as the Electrolyte

ANU Unveils Solar-to-Hydrogen Cells Made of Silicon and Perovskite with Conversion Efficiency of 17.6%

Recent advances in the development of fuel-cell vehicles have also led to rising interest in the industrial production of hydrogen fuel. Some of the mainstream production processes for hydrogen fuel are currently based on electrolysis of water or chemical solutions. Conversion efficiency has been the main focus for hydrogen suppliers, but the cost and accessibility […]

Researchers at UCF Create an Economical and Safe Zinc-Ion Battery That Uses Seawater as the Electrolyte

Driving CO2 emissions to zero (and beyond) with carbon capture, use, and storage

  Any pathway to mitigate climate change requires the rapid reduction of CO2 emissions and negative-emissions technologies to cut atmospheric concentrations. Technology and regulation will be the key. Growing concerns about climate change are intensifying interest in advanced technologies to reduce emissions in hard-to-abate sectors, such as cement, and also to draw down CO2 levels […]

Researchers at UCF Create an Economical and Safe Zinc-Ion Battery That Uses Seawater as the Electrolyte

A new Argonne study will use AI to study the relationship between birds and solar projects

Yuki Hamada, an Argonne remote-sensing scientist is leading a three-year study with the end goal of creating a program that can analyze video of solar projects, identify birds that interact with projects from said video and draw conclusions into the solar-bird relationship. In an effort to further explore how solar installations interact with the wildlife […]

Researchers at UCF Create an Economical and Safe Zinc-Ion Battery That Uses Seawater as the Electrolyte