Solar panels set up vertically in Sweden by Sunna Group use an arrangement that is also expected to be useful for generating power at the South Pole. Photo by Silvana Ovaitt, NREL.

How To Power the South Pole With Renewable Energy Technologies

An opportunity exists at the bottom of the world to show the planet the importance and reliability of renewable energy. Researchers at two U.S. Department of Energy laboratories—the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Argonne National Laboratory—looked at how a combination of solar modules, wind turbines, and battery storage could … [continued]

Photo by Jennifer Sensiba | CleanTechnica.

Break My Stride: The Real Reason Charging Stations Are Needed Every 20–30 Miles (Or Less)

If you’re experienced with EV road tripping, you know where your vehicle’s “sweet spot” for charging is. Every EV has a fast charging curve, with the fastest charging happening at lower percentages and the slowest charging happening as the battery approaches 100%. For this reason, it’s almost never a good … [continued]

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Go Outside! People Who Play In Green Spaces Are Healthier

Technology is the use of scientific knowledge for practical purposes or applications, whether in industry or in our everyday lives. Clean technologies — also known sometimes as green tech — reduce the negative effects that our post-industrial society has on the planet and its ecosystems, including human life. Those negative … [continued]

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Canada Follows Europe, China, & USA With Anti-Greenwashing Provisions, Oil & Gas Industry Freaks Out

You might be surprised to know that the oil, gas, and coal industries make claims that aren’t completely aligned with reality, and indeed often make claims that have no discernible relationship to it. I know, I know, it’s a shocking revelation. That’s why Canadian firms in the sector are leading … [continued]

The megawatt charger on the ETCA site. June 2024. Image from Shell.

Shell Opens Megawatt Charger for Trucks & Vessels in Amsterdam

Shell has developed and commissioned its first megawatt charger at the Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam (ETCA). Both electric trucks and electric ships can use the charging system. The capacity of the megawatt charger is approximately equal to three regular 350kW fast chargers that trucks now charge with. “We want to … [continued]

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Principle Power Signs MoU with Shipyard HSG Sungdong to Advance Manufacturing of WindFloat® Floating Wind…

Principle Power has signed a non-exclusive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HSG Sungdong to cooperate on engineering developments for mass production and assembly of WindFloat® technologies. The agreement furthers the development of a sustainable domestic supply chain in South Korea and supports the country’s ambition to achieve 14.3 GW of … [continued]