Category Archives: News

Magical Semiconductor Black Phosphorus Also Serves as a Potential Material for Lithium Anode, with Anticipated Battery Storage Elevation

published: 2020-08-11 13:00 | editor | category: News
Scientists have been hoping to expand the power storage capacity of lithium-ion batteries by converting graphite anode to lithium or silicon, where users will no longer have to worry about the battery of smartphones, nor the distance between charging stations when driving electric vehicles. Now, American scientists have discovered another alternative material that possesses reasonably well efficiency: phosphorus. ...  more

Wire and Cable in Renewables, Part 1: Onshore wind - an essential part of the energy transition roadmap

published: 2020-08-11 12:00 | editor | category: News
 Limiting the increase in global average temperature to, or below, 1.5-2˚C versus the pre-industrial level is the ultimate goal as outlined in the Paris Agreement. To realise a low-carbon future, this requires a unified large-scale transition to clean energy and electricity generation by renewables plays a critical role in this shift. Renewables are expected to provide 30% of global electricity generation by 2024, according to the International Energy Association (IEA). ...  more

Mini, Honda e, eBussy, Who’s the Cutest of Them All?

published: 2020-08-11 10:00 | editor | category: News
Performance is often not the only factor to take into account when purchasing cars, where the appearance is usually the key element for final purchases, which is also applicable on electric vehicles. We have picked 3 electric vehicles with cute round eyes. Let’s see which one takes the crown of the cutest. ...  more

“Like a Yam in a Clay Oven”: July Saw Record Highs in Taiwan’s Power Consumption as Summer Heat Kept Intensifying

published: 2020-08-11 4:00 | editor | category: News
The temperature has been soaring around Taiwan as the summer rolls on, thereby raising the electricity consumption of the whole island to record levels. According to data released by the government-run utility Taipower, this July produced seven days that occupy seven places in the top 10 ranking of dates by the daily peak demand for power in Taiwan. Five of them are actually in the first five places of the ranking. ...  more

Fiat-Chrysler Considers the Development of Electric RAM Trucks On the Premise that Its Leading Position is Threatened

published: 2020-08-10 13:30 | editor | category: News
While various fields of transportations have jumped aboard the wave of electrification successively, Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles, one of the major truck manufacturers, doesn’t seem to have been affected by this current trend. At present, the plug-in hybrid Jeep of the company has been delayed, and the battery electric truck remains below the radar. ...  more

Clear Sky Amidst National Lockdown; Delhi of India Increases Solar Generation by 8%

published: 2020-08-10 10:30 | editor | category: News
The lockdown measure implemented to avoid spreading of the coronavirus has gently cleansed the sky and the environment, which propels the volume of power generation simultaneously. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have discovered that Delhi of India, known for its smog, has experienced unprecedentedly clear sky after the national lockdown, where the solar power generation had increased by 8.3% during late March, and the power generation also increased by 5.9 in April. ...  more

The First SmartFlowers in Boston Bloom at Assembly Row

published: 2020-08-08 4:00 | editor | category: News
Creating Visible Connections Between Solar Energy & Artistic Expression. SmartFlower Solar, the Boston-based solar company behind the award-winning Smartflower, introduced its first multi-unit Smartflower installation in Massachusetts at Assembly Row, the growing neighborhood just minutes from downtown Boston. This multi-unit installation is one of many planned installations in Boston, inspiring a clean energy future within the community. ...  more