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tidal waterpower

Intelligent turbines to produce green energy from tidal waterpower

Engineers from the University Otto von Guericke of Magdeburg are developing intelligent turbines for green energy from tidal waterpower.
safety of perovskite solar cells

Hydroxyapatite increases the environmental safety of perovskite solar cells

Scientists have found a way to accelerate the uptake of solar technology by increasing the environmental safety of perovskite solar cells.
constructing solar cells

New method for constructing solar cells could increase their productivity

An international research have developed a new method for constructing solar cells that could significantly increase their efficiency.
surplus renewable electricity

New original blockchain technology helps traders make use of surplus renewable electricity

Researchers has collaborated with Mitsubishi, to optimise the P2P trading of surplus renewable electricity.
energy storage for transport

Study on a carbon catalyst for fuel cells could lead to wider adoption of...

Researchers have identified the nitrogen atoms in the catalyst of a fuel cell that will optimise renewable energy storage for transport.
battery industry

The European battery industry: on track for battery market leadership

RECHARGE outline some of the barriers, and their solutions, to achieving the vision of a prosperous and sustainable economy.
offshore wind sector

Developing the European offshore wind sector

Giles Dickson, CEO of WindEurope, talks to The Innovation Platform’s Managing Editor Michelle Gordon about how Europe’s offshore wind sector is leading the way for the rest of the world
offshore wind capacity

The EU aims to increase Europe’s offshore wind capacity from 12 GW to 60...

The EU Strategy on Offshore Renewable Energy, which aims to increase Europe’s offshore wind capacity to 60 GW by 2030 and to 300 GW by 2050.
sustainable fuel production

Sustainable fuel production using sunlight

A new study at Uppsala University in Sweden has developed a coating material for semiconductors which enables fuel production to become more sustainable. The ‘Enhancing...
EnergyTag

New initiative, EnergyTag, enables energy users to verify the source of their energy every...

EnergyTag, a new initiative led by some of the world’s largest players in renewable energy, will help bring greater transparency for energy consumers and accelerate the shift to clean energy.
transparent solar cell

New transparent solar cell to harness ultraviolet light

Scientists in South Korea have presented an innovative design for the development of a high-power transparent solar cell. As published in Nano Energy, the researchers...
offshore wind energy infrastructure

UK invests £160m to upgrade offshore wind energy infrastructure

The British Prime Minister has announced a £160m investment to upgrade offshore wind energy infrastructure in Northern England, Scotland, and Wales. The funding will be...
energy infrastructure

Member States commit to €998m investment in energy infrastructure

EU Member States have committed to investing €998m in key European energy infrastructure projects under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). The largest portion of the...
low-carbon future

The role of citizens in achieving a low-carbon future

Cittadinanzattiva’s Mariano Votta and Tiziana Toto discuss the SI(e)NERGIA and NUDGE projects in the context of how the behaviour of citizens can play a...
perovskite solar cells

Perovskite solar cells: research towards a greener future of renewables

The Koleilat Research Group is working to make perovskite solar cells greener so that they can be deployed around the world to provide safe...

Wave energy innovation: Waves4Power is ready to grow

Swedish firm Waves4Power aims to ‘generate a better future’ by driving innovation in the burgeoning field of wave energy. Electricity production traditionally relies on burning...

Float Europe® can help Ireland achieve its renewable energy goals

Float Europe® proposes a concept that can assist Ireland’s renewable energy sources to respond to European 2030 renewable energy goals. Float Europe® (Float Marine Technologies...
Hydropower

Hydropower vs wind energy – securing the world’s electricity supply

Jose Manuel Chamorro from The University of the Basque Country, Spain, speaks to Innovation News Network about the environmental impact of hydropower plants and...
electromagnetic composite materials

Developing new energy harvesting electromagnetic composite materials

Fumio Narita and Hiroki Kurita from Tohoku University, Japan, speaks to The Innovation Platform about developing new energy harvesting electromagnetic composite materials. Internet of Things...
Ireland’s renewable energy

Float Europe’s proposal for Ireland’s renewable energy goals

Float Europe® address Ireland’s renewable energy needs, using their innovative wind and wave harnessing technology. In the past, Float Europe proposed the Offshore Floating Ocean...

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