Google’s Nuclear Fusion Project Is Finally Delivering a Pay Check

The research scientists netted a 50 percent reduction in energy loss, taking us that much closer to a future of unlimited clean energy. Nuclear fusion, the process the sun has used for billions of years to fuse atoms of hydrogen into atoms of helium, could be the pot of gold at the end of the […]

Tesla installing world’s largest battery at South Australian wind farm

Tesla and the South Australian government have partnered to demonstrate energy-storage technology by installing the world’s largest lithium-ion battery on the Neoen Hornsdale Wind Farm. Elon Musk’s pledge to build the world’s largest lithium ion battery within 100 days or it will be free seems too good to be true, but is it? Tesla has […]

World’s largest second-use battery storage unit prepared for grid connection

The second-use battery storage unit will be connected to the grid in early 2016 As electric cars come towards the end of their life, they create a set of problems that you simply don’t get with petrol cars – namely, getting rid of the batteries. Automotive giant Daimler is doing its bit to tackle the […]

Eguana lords it over Tesla

Bob Moriarty discusses a tiny Canadian technology company based in Calgary with an award winning battery/power converter that is more powerful, more portable and easier to install than the Tesla equivalent. THANK YOU BOB Distributed Storage Between 2014 and 2024 solar/wind power systems or Distributed Energy Storage Systems (DESS) are predicted to increase some sixty-fold […]

Fastidiously engineered Ford Eco Blue diesel promises big fuel savings

Ford’s EcoBlue diesel has been designed to save fuel and deliver more power from the top down. Ford’s EcoBoost gasoline engines have found favor in everything from Fiesta hatchbacks to the almighty Mustang, but the fuel-saving tech is yet to make its way into the brand’s diesel engines. Until now, that is, because Ford has […]

Here Is the Tesla Model 3 electric car at last

The long-awaited machine has finally arrived. Sort of. Thursday night at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthrone, CA, Elon Musk revealed the Tesla Model 3 to the world. Promised back in summer of 2014 as a $35,000 EV that would be accessible to far more drivers than could afford previous Teslas, the 3 is here. […]

Apple looks greener than ever with new renewable energy-powered data centers

We’re creating more data than ever before – YouTube receives 300 hours’ worth of video uploads every minute – and all of those 1s and 0s have to be stored somewhere. With this in mind Apple’s €1.7 billion (around US$1.9 billion) European data centers, which will be powered entirely from renewable energy sources, show a […]

CHINA BUYS INTO AUSTRALIAN POWER ENERGY SUPPLIERS BIG TIME UP TO $5B

CHINESE POWER ENERGY INVESTORS INVEST BIG TIME IN AUSTRALIA State Grid Corp of China, the world’s largest state utility, has agreed to buy large stakes in Australian power companies from Singapore’s Temasek Holdings in a deal that could be worth over $5 billion, as it searches overseas for higher-yielding assets. State Grid will buy 19.9 […]

POLAND STRIKES DEAL WITH WASTE TO ENERGY PRODUCTION

JV Brings Waste to Energy Gasification Technology to Poland 7 February 2013 By Ben Messenger Vacouver based waste gasification specialist, Waste to Energy Canada (WtEC) has formed a joint venture with Polish investment and property development company, Rank Progress to develop projects in Poland and Croatia.The joint venture – Rank Recycling Energy (RRE) – will […]

THE FUTURE IN ENERGY IS STORAGE OF THE ENERGY IN A MULTI BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY

ENERGY STORAGE IS A MULTI BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY OF THE FUTUR While renewables like wind and solar are getting cheaper and more efficient, they need storage to make them viable says Ron MacDonald, executive chairman of American Vanadium, who sees a big opportunity in supplying the market with vanadium-flow batteries. “Renewables have never met their […]