innovation

Αποτελέσματα 1 - 20 | από συνολικά 189
10 10 2020 | 09:02

Robots and magnetic soap: scientists rethink oil spill clean-ups.

Incidents such as ship stranding in Mauritius stress need for quick and effective solutions. Special sponges, magnetic soap and autonomous robots are among the latest wave of inventions aimed at…

10 10 2020 | 08:25

Biodegradable, Carbon-Negative Straws and Cutlery Could Help Stop Plastic Pollution.

Newlight Technologies, a California biotech company, has set its sights on curbing greenhouse gas emissions and marine plastic pollution simultaneously. The startup uses ocean bacteria to create a…

27 09 2020 | 08:00

New Cooling Technology Protects Against Severe Heat and Viral Spread

In the face of dangerous heat waves this summer, Americans have taken shelter in air conditioned cooling centers. Normally, that would be a wise choice, but during a pandemic, indoor shelters present…

27 09 2020 | 07:49

Solar Windows Will Soon Become A Commercial Reality.

Last year, the United Nations sent out a grim warning: The world has a very short 10-year window to act to avert catastrophic and irreversible climate change.

19 09 2020 | 10:20

The solar fridge helping African entrepreneurs living off the grid.

London - Keeping food fresh without refrigeration is near impossible in the scorching climate of sub-Saharan Africa. But it's hard to power fridges in a region where almost 600 million people live…

08 09 2020 | 11:44

Energy storage “Lego blocks” offer missing piece to 100 per cent renewable grid.

As climate change worsens, the future of fossil fuel jobs and infrastructure is uncertain. But a new energy storage technology invented in Australia could enable coal-fired power stations to run…

16 08 2020 | 09:52

Energy and the Military: Leading by Example

PITTSBURGH: As the world demands more energy, nations face the often-competing pressures to increase energy access and affordability, protect the environment, and assure energy security.  The…

16 08 2020 | 09:14

Solar energy breakthrough paves way for electricity-generating colourful windows.

Cells are more environmentally friendly and cheaper to produce than traditional silicon-based technology. Researchers in South Korea have manufactured a ground-breaking form of solar cell using thin…

16 08 2020 | 09:03

Powerhouses: nanotechnology turns bricks into batteries.

Research could pave way for cheap supercapacitor storage of renewable energy. The humble house brick has been turned into a battery that can store electricity, raising the possibility that buildings…

14 08 2020 | 13:45

Why invest in Concentrating Solar Power (“CSP”)?

Why is Bill Gates backing a CSP company? What is oil major ENI doing with a CSP startup? Why has Zurich airport agreed to purchase aviation fuel from a CSP company? Why are investors purchasing…

10 08 2020 | 07:51

Pandemic takes toll on funding for low-carbon innovation.

“Recovery plans rooted in the energy transition represent a far-sighted investment.” So claims Irena, the International Renewable Energy Agency. It says too that for every million dollars invested…

10 08 2020 | 07:20

Digitalisation and Africa's renewable energy sector post-Covid.

Rapid progression in increasingly more affordable storage technologies has enabled renewable energy units to become progressively more reliable. On account of their decentralised nature, renewable…

10 08 2020 | 06:48

How Underwater Microphones Are Helping Scientists Measure Climate Change.

Melting and crumbling glaciers are largely responsible for rising sea levels, so learning more about how glaciers shrink is vital to those who hope to save coastal cities and preserve wildlife. But…

05 08 2020 | 08:11

Meet the Woman Making Bamboo Bikes in Ghana.

Bernice Dapaah calls bamboo "a miracle plant," because it grows so fast and absorbs carbon. But it can also work wonders for children's education and women's employment – as she's discovered. Bamboo…

04 08 2020 | 06:04

3E to support Antwerp with innovative floating PV system.

3E has been appointed by POM Antwerp to provide technical advisory services and guidance during the tendering process for the installation of a floating PV system at the Science Park University of…

12 07 2020 | 08:04

NSW government awards $1m grant to develop ‘flying car’.

Testing facility for zero-emissions four-passenger electric aircraft expected to be built in Narromine within the year. The New South Wales government has awarded almost $1m from a regional grants…

26 06 2020 | 06:57

Italian team covers glacier with giant white sheets to slow melting.

Every summer, the Presena glacier in northern Italy is protected from the sun with huge reflective tarps. A vast tarpaulin unravels, gathering speed as it bounces down the glacier over glinting snow…

24 06 2020 | 08:32

GE looks to 3D printing to build next generation of taller, less costly wind turbines.

GE announced today that it’s developing skyscraper-sized wind turbines with massive 3D-printed bases. The conglomerate plans to work with partners in the construction industry to produce both a…

10 06 2020 | 07:55

Online matchmaking event on operations & diagnosis of PV plants on 17 June

As PV Impact partner, 3E invites you to participate to an online matchmaking session focusing on operations and diagnosis of PV plants on 17 June 2020 from 14:00 to 17:30.This event aims to…

07 06 2020 | 10:37

How Innovation Is Driving the Blue Economy.

Using waste food to farm insects as fish food and high-tech real-time water quality monitoring: innovations that could help change global aquaculture, were showcased at the World Economic Forum's …