Category Archives: News

UK Scientists Say Byproduct of Beer Production Can Power 700,000 Homes

published: 2019-12-12 0:30 | editor | category: News
Humans have a long history of brewing beer, which remains a popular alcoholic beverage worldwide. Breweries in Europe use millions of tons of barley every year, and how to dispose the large quantities of used grain left over from the production process has always been an issue. Good news is that UK scientists recently announced that they have developed a method to convert barley waste into a type of biofuel. ...  more

Australia Develops Solid-Anode Lithium Battery

published: 2019-12-11 0:30 | editor | category: News
A research team from Australia’s Deakin University has successfully developed a new type of solid-electrolyte solution that addresses the safety concerns of the existing lithium batteries for mobile phones, notebook PCs, and electric cars. ...  more

3 Ways to Improve Wind Resilience of Your Solar Farms

published: 2019-12-07 0:00 | editor | category: News
In the previous article regarding wind resilience, three issues have been discussed: What is the wind resilience problem of PV trackers? How has the wind resilience problem come into existence? How does the lack of codes for PV trackers affect the PV industry?  This article will focus more on the solutions to the previously discussed issues. ...  more

Offshore Wind Industry in the US Sees Increases in Installation Targets and Project Contracts

published: 2019-12-05 9:30 | editor | category: News
The offshore wind market in the US is currently experiencing rapid growth. In addition to state governments raising their targets for the installation of offshore wind turbines, wind project developers are also securing an increasing number of contracts for the construction of offshore wind farms. Recently, Phil Murphy, the Governor of New Jersey, signed an executive order that revises the state’s offshore wind energy target from 3.5GW by 2030 to 7.5GW by 2035. This directive indicates that the government of New Jersey has relaunched its offshore wind program to demonstrate a long-term commitment for developing this source of renewable energy. ...  more