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 […]

Storing Electricity In Paper – Paper batteries that charge in seconds

This piece of power paper can store 1F. Researchers at Linköping University’s Laboratory of Organic Electronics, Sweden, have developed power paper — a new material with an outstanding ability to store energy. The material consists of nanocellulose and a conductive polymer. The results have been published in Advanced Science. One sheet, 15 centimetres in diameter […]

Tesla’s new battery is in most respects a great thing Video presentation you tube

From reducing power bills to revolutionising our dependence on fossil fuels, people are expecting big things from Elon Musk’s latest offering. “We have this handy fusion reactor in the sky called the sun”: Elon Musk talks up solar’s potential at the launch of Tesla Energy. Photo: YouTube Billionaire Elon Musk is in the business of […]

COLLECTS HEAT DURING THE DAY AND RELEASES IT AT NIGHT-RAVENSKIN SYSTEM

RavenSkin insulation stores up daytime heat for release when temperatures drop RavenBrick, the company that brought us the smart tinting RavenWindow, has added to its folio of temperature regulating building materials with RavenSkin. Unlike traditional insulation that blocks all heat equally, this innovative wall insulation material absorbs heat during the day to keep the interior […]

CARDBOARD MINI WASTE BALER UNIT FROM GERMANY

Mini baler machine for space saving waste cardboard Press release from Strautmann Umwelttechnik GmbH – 2010-05-14 EK 700 Mini – the compact beginner The EK 700 Mini compresses cardboard, paper, tins, foil and a lot more into bale with up to 40 kg of bale weight. This corresponds to a volume reduction from up to 90%! With a […]

REDUCE VOLUME OF MATERIAL WITH THIS CHIPPER FROM LANNER

Materials chipper to reduce volume Press release from Lanner Anlagenbau – 2010-05-06 LANNER® chip crusher LANNER® chip crushers are suitable for breaking up steel wool, stainless steel, titanium, aluminium, brass and cast chips that are high in oil content. The broken, free flowing chips achieve around 20% of their original volume depending on the type of material. Chips […]