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16 06 2021 | 09:36

Kenya's Thandiwe Muriu: Standing out in camouflage.

Photographer Thandiwe Muriu wants her models to both blend in and stand out at the same time. The images in her Camo - short for camouflage - series create an optical illusion where the person in…

14 06 2021 | 10:47

Flower power: how one company is beautifying the wind turbine.

Tulip-shaped ‘eco-art’ turbines address common complaints about noise, danger to wildlife and ugliness. Tulips and flowers could help harness the power of the wind, after a green energy company came…

14 06 2021 | 10:07

Wind Catching with a different approach.

Designed to optimise energy production for a floating wind power plant Designed for easy operations and maintenance Elevator based turbine installation – all heavy operations performed on…

09 06 2021 | 09:56

Are vertical-axis wind turbines really the future.

New research suggests VAWTs could surpass current ofshore giants. Eize de Vries talks to an aerodynamics expert who disagrees. Recently published research by Oxford Brookes University suggests that…

26 05 2021 | 09:15

Rwandan, Zambian energy startups secure funding from impact investor

Rwanda’s Munyax Eco and Zambia’s WidEnergy have secured investment from female-focused fund Opens-LCEF, an impact investor that provides catalytic capital to early-stage social enterprises in …

26 05 2021 | 08:41

A brilliant 100-year-old Nikola Tesla invention is just beginning to make sense.

The patent never received too much attention, but scientists think it could have modern uses. Eccentric scientist and inventor extraordinaire Nikola Tesla is known for developing the basis for AC…

26 04 2021 | 10:19

Innovation: Burkina Faso is at the forefront of micro-irrigation.

Burkina Faso intends to be a pioneer in the development of micro-irrigation. This agricultural method aims to bring water to the foot of the plant, which is usually drip-fed, through a surface or…

13 04 2021 | 10:32

Insead’s case study on ENEL INNOVABILITY® STRATEGY wins at Case Awards 2021

The case study, written by INSEAD Professor Felipe Monteiro and engineer José Miguel García Benavente, focuses on the achievements of Enel and its CEO Francesco Starace in the last five years,…

09 04 2021 | 09:16

What is the Alpha 311 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

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07 04 2021 | 09:42

‘Our biggest challenge? Lack of imagination’: the scientists turning the desert green.

In China, scientists have turned vast swathes of arid land into a lush oasis. Now a team of maverick engineers want to do the same to the Sinai

03 04 2021 | 07:39

This Icelandic Startup Is Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Stone.

Carbon emissions are the leading cause forcing the climate crisis today.

29 03 2021 | 11:06

'Dimming the sun': $100m geoengineering research programme proposed.

All options to fight climate crisis must be explored, says national academy, but critics fear side-effects. The US should establish a multimillion-dollar research programme on solar geoengineering,…

12 03 2021 | 10:12

An NGO is building the world’s first 3D-printed school in Madagascar.

Construction will start later this year, and the concept may expand to other countries. The school was designed by Studio Mortazavi, an architecture firm based in San Francisco and Lisbon, in…

03 03 2021 | 11:19

Solar power satellites that could beam energy to anywhere on Earth successfully tested by Pentagon scientists.

The most far-reaching application of power beaming technology is the ‘continuous transfer of boundless electrical power to the Earth,’ study states. A solar panel capable of beaming electricity to…

26 02 2021 | 10:59

Kenyan Engineer Recycles Plastic Into Bricks Stronger Than Concrete.

Nzambi Matee is an entrepreneur with an incredible goal -- to turn plastic destined for the landfill into sustainable, strong building material. Her company, Gjenge Makers, uses the plastic waste of…

20 02 2021 | 07:40

Three young African talents awarded for their innovative ideas

The electrification of a health centre through renewables, a solar-powered fridge to support the cold chain of farmers, and a platform to empower women through renewable energy: these are the three…

01 02 2021 | 09:31

What is #BUILDBACKBETTER Greece

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27 12 2020 | 07:50

The Household Product Cleaning Up More Than Just Your Countertops.

Veles is a spray cleanser made from organic waste—the first in what founder Amanda Weeks hopes will be a whole trash-based product line. There’s a pervasive bit of mythology about food waste that it…

13 12 2020 | 06:21

Lab-grown chicken tastes like chicken – but the feeling when eating it is more complicated.

“Clean”, “cultured”, “no-kill” – these are just a few of the monikers that have been applied to San Francisco-based food start up Just Inc’s lab-grown chicken nuggets. The product has just been…