Polymer crystals hold key to record-breaking energy transport
24 May, 2018
Scientists have found a way to create polymeric semiconductor nanostructures that absorb light and transport its energy further than previously observed.
How greener grids can stay lit
24 May, 2018
Without careful management, distributed energy resources have the potential to cause unreliable power delivery, or even outages, and lead utility companies to overcharge customers. A new index will help ISOs and utilities account for uncertainties introduced by both the electricity market and DERs so ...
Understanding light-induced electrical current in atomically thin nanomaterials
23 May, 2018
Scientists demonstrated that scanning photocurrent microscopy could provide the optoelectronic information needed to improve the performance of devices for power generation, communications, data storage, and lighting.
Don't wait for a unicorn: Investing in low-carbon tech now will save money
21 May, 2018
Waiting for a 'unicorn technology' that provides green energy at low cost could be more expensive than adopting low-carbon energy technologies now.
Solar power for UN refugee camp in Jordan
2 January, 2018
The largest solar plant ever built in a refugee camp went live in Jordan, providing clean and much-needed additional power to 80,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan’s Za’atari camp.
31 May, 2017