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wind farms

Vertical turbines will enhance the efficiency of future wind farms

Researchers have found that vertical turbines are more efficient and compact than traditional models, potentially advancing wind farms.

The world’s fastest exfoliation of a photomechanical material

Researchers say they have manufactured the world's fastest ever exfoliation of a photomechanical material, changing mechanics as we know it.
wave energy

The future of testing wave energy technology

A new H2020 project is using hybrid testing methods proven in other industries to create a new hybrid testing platform for wave energy converters. 
fusion energy

UK Atomic Energy Authority launches new fusion energy collaboration

A new partnership between The University of Manchester and UKAEA will accelerate the country’s development of fusion energy.

Electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide using copper catalyst

Researchers have found that C02 can be converted into chemicals or fuels electrochemically using stable copper catalysts.
vanadium clean energy

Vanadium: a key component in the clean energy future

Australia’s only vanadium production facility is poised to be a strategic partner for the long-term clean energy storage market. As governments around the world set...
Building an environmentally responsible lithium supply chain for the UK

Building an environmentally responsible lithium supply chain for the UK

Cornish Lithium outlines the importance of establishing a secure and environmentally responsible supply of lithium for the UK as part of the transition to...
renewable hydrogen

Renewable hydrogen and Europe’s green future

Kitti Nyitrai, a member of the European Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson’s Cabinet, discusses the future of renewable hydrogen, from policy frameworks to R&D, and its key role in Europe's green future.
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...

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...

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