Category Archives: Analysis

The Path of Energy Seen from the Eyes of Trump and Biden Will Impact the Future Arrangement in Gasoline and Renewable Energy for the US

published: 2020-11-04 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
The 2020 US presidential election is currently at the ballot-counting phase. How will the energy arrangement in the US be impacted after the presidential election? Trump and Biden each holds a different perspective in the issue of energy, where the US President has been implementing an active “rescue of petrochemical industry” since he took office in 2017, and has established subsidies on coal burning and petroleum, as well as opened excavation of petroleum and natural gas, in the hope of achieving energy independency. As for Biden, the US presidential candidate emphasizes on climate change and renewable energy, and has proposed the Green New Deal that is worth US$2 trillion. ...  more

Research on Danish Wind Farm Indicates 99% of Nearby Birds Successfully Avoid Wind Turbine Blades

published: 2020-11-04 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
One should stay away from evil, as the wise have taught us. Danish scientists have recently discovered in a research on a wind farm that most birds know that they must avoid flying into the rotation diameter of wind turbine blades, and that 99.9% of pink-footed geese and cranes in the nearby area of the wind farm have exhibited an “avoidance response”. ...  more

South Australia Achieved a Temporary 100% Solar Power Provision on that Specific Day

published: 2020-11-02 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Numerous countries are implementing energy transformation in order to respond to climate change. As solar energy experiences an elevation in installed capacity and a reduction in cost, the photovoltaic ratio in multiple regions is on an ascending slope, and almost occupies all power provision. South Australia has recently enjoyed a 100% solar power generation, which can be regarded as a memorable milestone, despite its temporary duration. ...  more

Foxconn Hints That It Will Be Revealing an EV Platform at Hon Hai Technology Day

published: 2020-10-15 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Taiwan-based technology conglomerate Hon Hai Precision Industry, which is also known internationally as Foxconn Technology Group, will be holding the first-ever “Hon Hai Technology Day” (HHTD) on October 16. The first round of invitations for the event were sent on September 23. The invitation bears the slogan “3+3=∞” that signifies the company’s commitment to wholescale transformation and the bullish outlook on business opportunities in new industries. Foxconn released more promotional materials for the event at the end of September. ...  more

Israel Builds Wireless Charging Roads for Electric Buses

published: 2020-10-05 17:43 | editor | category: Analysis
Electric buses are one of the options for lowering the degree of air pollution in cities, though it is difficult to implement for crowded cities due to the problem of finding installed locations for charging stations. To make the charging of the buses easier, one possible solution is to install automatic charging roads. Tel Aviv, the most populous city in Israel, is currently experimenting on a project after Sweden regarding the paving of electric wires below the asphalt road surfaces that charge electric buses wirelessly and automatically. ...  more

Singaporean Researchers Use Orange Peels to Extract 90% of Rare Metals from Discarded Lithium-Ion Batteries

published: 2020-09-15 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Lithium-ion batteries are an indispensable form of power source that provides convenience in people’s daily lives and drives development in many technological fields. However, the immediate benefits that they offer come with some trade-offs related to the impacts of battery waste and the mining of the rare metals such as cobalt. ...  more