Solar cells integrated into canvas concept is now a reality

Norwegian company Tarpon Solar AS, together with Midsummer AB, has developed a canvas in which solar cells have been laminated into the screen in an innovative manner. For this solution, they have now won the 1st place in the Technology and Innovation Competition MTI Technology Award. “Each cloth is made for the purpose it will […]

Combined wind, solar and storage energy park to be built in Queensland

Kennedy Phase I is expected to meet the electricity needs of 35,000 average Australian homes(Credit: Tesla) Windlab has announced that construction will soon start on a combined wind, solar and battery storage facility at Kennedy Energy Park in north Queensland, Australia. Kennedy Phase I is reported to be the world’s first utility-scale, on-grid wind, solar and battery […]

Construction of the world’s biggest Li-ion battery completed in Australia

The 129 MWh Powerpack system is the largest Li-ion battery storage project in the world(Credit: Hornsdale Wind Farm) Back in March, Tesla’s Elon Musk promised to have a proposed battery storage system at the Hornsdale Wind Farm in South Australia up and running within 100 days, or he’d foot the bill. The project clock started […]

The revolutionary Redox system that produces and stores energy in the home

A new energy production device called a Chemical Looping Energy-on-Demand System (CLES) can produce electricity, heating, cooling, hot water, oxygen and hydrogen in one system(Credit: University of Newcastle) Imagine having a fridge-sized box in your home that not only generates and stores electricity on-site, but heats and cools the house, provides hot water and even churns out oxygen […]

Toyota to build megawatt-scale renewable power and hydrogen fuel plant in California

Hydrogen produced at the new facility will be used to fuel the Toyota Project Portal heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell Class 8 trucks at its Long Beach Port facility At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota has announced it will build the world’s first megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant with a hydrogen fueling station in California. This […]