Latest Electrical Stories
Ultracapacitors have been making the news of late but could they viably replace batteries in the EVs of the future?
Cities need to build their capacity to adapt to this range of impacts, and one of the best ways to do this is to learn from other cities’ experiences. One very recent case that cities are watching is Cape Town’s severe drought and the threat of 'Day Zero' – when the city’s taps were due to run dry
Cyclone Idai: Rich countries are to blame for disasters like this – here’s how they can make amendsApril 9, 2019
Identifying energy retrofit investment opportunities is a big challenge that is being addressed by the Horizon 2020 ENERFUND project, and both it and other innovative tools are likely to become more and more influential in developing the energy retrofit market, writes Michael Hanratty
How power-to-gas technology can be green and profitableMarch 26, 2019
Autonomous vehicles could be an environmental boon or disaster, depending on public policyMarch 26, 2019
Chernobyl: How bad was it?March 12, 2019
A scholar’s book uncovers new material about the effects of the infamous nuclear meltdown
With electric vehicle production and uptake set to grow rapidly over the next decade or so, what might the near future look like?
Discovering the next generation of catalystsMarch 12, 2019
The use of solar and wind energy must be doubled over the next 30 years. Catalysts that can ensure the storage of solar and wind energy in fuels and chemicals will play an increasingly important role. Now researchers have developed a method that makes it easier to find better and cheaper catalysts