Innovation & Technology

A team of US scientists has made a breakthrough in developing perovskite photovoltaic cells. The unique architecture delivers a proven performance increase of up to 24% in sunlight.

Perovskite Photovoltaic Cells Achieve Efficiency of up to 24%

A team of US scientists has made a breakthrough in developing perovskite photovoltaic cells. The unique architecture delivers a proven performance increase of up to 24% in sunlight. This is the highest figure for devices of this type – in addition, after 2400 hours of operation at 55 degrees Celsius, the efficiency remained at 87% …

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The nuns of St Mary's Abbey in Glankern in southeast Ireland have converted a 17th-century monastery to a renewable energy haven.

Ancient Monastery in Ireland Becomes Renewable Energy Haven

The nuns of St Mary’s Abbey in Glankern in southeast Ireland have converted a 17th-century monastery to a renewable energy haven. Now, for heating and cooking, members of the religious order use biofuels and solar power, Reuters informed. The nuns have introduced sustainable agriculture into the life of the renewable energy haven: they grow apples, …

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An international scientific team, with the participation of scientists from the University of MISIS, has synthesized an effective industrial catalyst to produce biofuels, making it possible to obtain it faster and at low temperatures, the Asian Journal of Chemistry reported.

Scientists Create Biodiesel Catalyst

An international scientific team, with the participation of scientists from the University of MISIS, has synthesized an effective industrial catalyst to produce biofuels, making it possible to obtain it faster and at low temperatures, the Asian Journal of Chemistry reported. The pace of growing environmental problems and the simultaneous global energy crisis motivate scientists worldwide …

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QatarEnergy, QatarEnergy Renewable Solutions, and Qatar Fertilizer Company (QAFCO) have signed agreements to build the world's largest Ammonia-7 plant, the first in the Blue Ammonia project.

Qatar To Build World’s Largest Blue Ammonia Plant

QatarEnergy, QatarEnergy Renewable Solutions, and Qatar Fertilizer Company (QAFCO) have signed agreements to build the world’s largest Ammonia-7 plant, the first in the Blue Ammonia project. The new plant will be located in the industrial city of Mesaid. The plant’s capacity will be 1.2 million tons of blue ammonia annually, making it the world’s largest …

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Scientists at the University of Maryland have developed a zinc battery with a biodegradable electrolyte from crab shell, which is expected to make solar and wind energy storage batteries more environmentally friendly, Matter magazine reported.

Scientists Create Battery From Crab Shells

Scientists at the University of Maryland have developed a zinc battery with a biodegradable electrolyte from crab shell, which is expected to make solar and wind energy storage batteries more environmentally friendly, Matter magazine reported. Today, the demand for renewable energy sources is multiplying due to their environmental friendliness. However, the desire for conscious consumption …

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Last year, US scientists published a feasibility study on the benefits of building solar panels over water canals.

US Scientists Implement Project To Place Solar Panels Over Water Canals

Last year, US scientists published a feasibility study on the benefits of building solar panels over water canals. Now, the Nexus pilot project is being implemented in California, in which solar panels will be placed over two spans of canals in the Turlock irrigation district to collect energy. According to available data, California authorities have …

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American scientists have created a new type of battery from cheap public cells, Nature reported. Modern batteries are made from rare materials like lithium.

MIT Scientists Create Cheap Aluminum-sulfur Battery for Long-term Energy Storage

American scientists have created a new type of battery from cheap public cells, Nature reported. Modern batteries are made from rare materials like lithium. Because of this, the price for them is quite high, and their annual production cannot be increased indefinitely due to the limited capacity of the deposits. In this regard, scientists are …

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Volkswagen Strengthens Its Position in the Global Electric Vehicle Industry

The leadership position in the automotive industry in the near future will depend on the positions of companies in the segment of electric mobility, investments in technologies, and infrastructure. And it is more and more certain that the time for positioning is now, and investments must be continuous and flexible because everything is changing at …

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Researchers of the Scientific and Technological University King Abdullah (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia developed a solar cell module, that improves the optical design and reduces energy losses between cells and modules in solar panels, TechXplore reported.

Modification of Solar Panels Increases Their Efficiency

Researchers of the Scientific and Technological University King Abdullah (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia developed a solar cell module, that improves the optical design and reduces energy losses between cells and modules in solar panels, TechXplore reported. Research laboratories around the world are working to improve the efficiency of solar cells continuously. But the operation of …

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