• Austin Energy: America’s solar storage test bed

    Texan public utility Austin Energy is collaborating with a host of industry partners to test and demonstrate distributed solar energy storage technologies under the US Department of Energy’s SHINES initiative....

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    With extreme waves damaging parts and devices submerged in hard-to-reach places, operating and maintaining marine energy equipment has always been a challenge for the wave and tidal industry. Could reducing...

  • Solar power for Syria

    Syria’s power grid has been decimated by years of war, leaving millions with unreliable energy. The Union of Medical Care and Relief Organisations (UOSSM) has begun a project to install...

  • Producing power where the river meets the sea

    A research team from Penn State College of Engineering has developed a new hybrid technology that could use salinity gradient to produce electricity from electrochemical reactions. But how does it...

  • Sun Tower: a vision of power and beauty

    BLDA Architects has designed an offshore power plant, Sun Towers, for a stretch of sea directly in front of the Santa Monica Pier in California. In this special photo feature,...