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Reconfiguring the whole energy system for a net zero future

In order to achieve a net zero future, the UK needs more tangible support to achieve net zero ambitions – including better infrastructure for sustainable energy.
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Increasing oil prices could reduce the development of green energy

Increasing oil prices may lead to a reduction in the development of green energy – as oil is still needed in the transition to a carbon-free electricity supply.
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Solar-powered tower for carbon neutral jet fuel production

Researchers have developed a carbon neutral solar-powered aviation fuel production system that uses water, CO2 and sunlight.
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Renewable geothermal energy: A climate champion

Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Climate in Iceland, discusses renewable geothermal energy, which in his opinion, is a climate champion for the clean energy transition.
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Could solar powered hospitals be the future of net zero health?

Updates to the Castle Hill Hospital in Hull show that solar powered hospitals may be the next step towards net zero health in the NHS decarbonisation strategy.
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Researchers improve energy efficiency of perovskite solar cells

Scientists have found a way to push perovskite solar cells to an energy efficiency of 25% - which could eventually lead to a replacement of silicon solar cells.
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Bringing European space to the next level

Highlighting the priorities of the European Space Agency’s Agenda 2025, with the ultimate goal of being a world-class, leading space agency
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We need a solar revolution in European cities

European cities are in need of a solar revolution, says Peder Vejsig Pedersen, Chairman of the board and partner, MSc at European Green Cities.
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Radioactive isotopes from stars

Maria Lugaro and Marco Pignatari, Senior Researchers at the Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences examine radioactive isotopes from stars, from the archaeology of solar system material to modern supernovae In August 2019, a significant amount of the radioactive isotope 60Fe was discovered in Antarctic snow (Koll et al....
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Renewable hydrogen production focus

Here, Prof Kazunari Domen, Shinshu University & The University of Tokyo, explains a large-scale renewable hydrogen production system based on arrayed photocatalytic water splitting panels & an oxyhydrogen gas-separation module under development for practical solar hydrogen production.
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Solar energy policy in America

Open Access Government considers the rudiments of solar energy policy, including its major role in decarbonising the power grid of America.
solar roofs

Are solar roofs worth the money?

Maiko Kiis, Marketing Manager at Solarstone finds out if solar roofs are worth the money and tells us what we need to know about building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV).
biological carbon capture

Supercharging biological carbon capture & food production

Richard T Sayre, Senior Research Scientist at New Mexico Consortium in the U.S., walks us through engineering improved photosynthesis for enhanced food production & carbon sequestration.
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Renewable energy: Next generation solar power

Peder Vejsig Pedersen discussing the growing need and development of renewable energy and the demand for the next generation in solar power.
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Asia’s renewable energy future

Minghui Zhang, Head of Section and Benoit Nguyen, Head of Department at DNV, describe Asia’s renewable energy future.
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From European Green Cities to the proposed Carbon Zero Digital Platform

Chairman of the board and partner Peder Vejsig Pedersen explores the evolution of the European Green Cities in 1996 to the proposed Carbon Zero Digital Platform in 2021.
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Using all renewable energy sources for innovative solutions

Here, we learn how Grundfos Holding A/S can effectively integrate renewable energy sources in district heating by integrating heat pumps in a decentralised way.

TRI-HP Project: Developing trigeneration systems for multi-family buildings

Daniel Carbonell, TRI-HP Project Coordinator from SPF Institute for Solar Technology, explains how this EU funded project TRI-HP develops trigeneration systems based on heat pumps with natural refrigerants and multiple renewable sources, to provide heating, cooling and electricity to multi-family buildings.
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Battery Safety: Accelerating rate calorimeters for the renewable energy sector

Dr Carlos Ziebert, Head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT, explains how the safety of stationary battery storage for renewables can be increased by battery calorimetry.
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New solar-powered fuel cell can purify three litres of water a day

Microorganisms within soil could be turned into solar-powered fuel cells that can purify significant amounts of drinking water in one day.

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