All articles by Patrick Kingsland

  1. Steamaco: disruptive smart metering for Africa

    Across sub-Saharan Africa, the need for electricity is vast. Of the 1.1 billion people who lack access to power around…
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    2 Jul
  2. Origen: can a natural gas plant solve the emissions riddle?

    Most people agree that cutting emissions is the key to avoiding dangerous climate change but an increasing number also believe…
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    11 Jun
  3. Origami Energy: upending the idea of energy as a commodity

    Two big transformations are simultaneously taking place in today’s energy sector, Alex Howard, head of strategy and innovation at Origami…
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    22 Mar
  4. Opening up electricity data

    In 2009, the European Union set itself an ambitious target: to ensure that member states achieve a 20% cut in greenhouse gas emissions…
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    23 Jan
  5. Information deficit: why understanding assets is key to unlocking renewable tech investment

    From the engineers designing wind farms to the mechanics installing solar panels, there are few people working in the renewable…
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    19 Dec
  6. Wave and tidal energy: the O&M challenges

    There are few who doubt the potential of marine energy as a source of electricity generation: both the movement of…
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    24 Sep
  7. Carbon capture’s new material

    Some 5,000 years ago when the people of ancient Mesopotamia discovered that smelting tin and copper could produce a material…
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    13 Aug
  8. Could air be the next big battery breakthrough?

    “If we are going to stop using nuclear, coal, gas and oil power plants and replace them with renewables then…
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    23 Jul
  9. Powering Madagascar

    Fed up with repeated electricity black-outs, the residents of Toamasina in north-east Madagascar finally lost their patience on 22 December…
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    2 Jul
  10. WindForS: testing wind power in the Swabian Alps

    The road to the top of the 2,900m high Baoding Mountain Wind Farm in the Chinese province of Yunnan involves…
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    29 Mar

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