Today’s Solutions: May 21, 2024

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The incredible future of clean energy: electricity made out of thin air

While most humans don’t have the means or tools to bear witness to them, many of the world's smallest species have extraordinary survival mechanisms. Certain soil bacteria, for example, can consume hydrogen from the air and utilize it as fuel if they are starved of all other Read More...

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Global climate reform: Australia and Norway to stop overseas fossil fuel financing

Australia and Norway have formally joined the Clean Energy Transition Partnership (CETP), a historic alliance aiming at ending international public subsidies for fossil fuels. The CETP, also known as the Glasgow Statement, was launched during COP26 in Glasgow and has grown to include 41 countries Read More...

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Growing the green workforce: US commits $41M to clean energy training centers

The United States is preparing for an energy transformation, and it's no secret that a trained workforce is critical to making the transition to a cleaner future a success. The recent announcement by the Biden administration of a $40.8 million investment in 27 new training centers across the Read More...

The dawn of space-based solar

The dawn of space-based solar energy: a sustainable solution to our energy needs

Space-based solar power is a visionary solution to our energy demands in a world where the need for renewable energy is growing. The idea of beaming solar energy from space to Earth may have appeared science fiction at one point, but it is now on the cusp of becoming a reality. Scientists and Read More...

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UK achieves record numbers of heat pump and solar panel installations in the first half of 2023

The United Kingdom pressed ahead with its renewable energy objectives, recording an astonishing spike in solar panel and heat pump installations during the first half of 2023 in a resounding display of environmental dedication. This tremendous achievement not only demonstrates the country's Read More...

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The world's largest offshore wind turbine provides clean energy to thousands in China

In an incredible feat of engineering, Three Gorges Energy successfully connected the world's first 16-megawatt offshore wind turbine to the power grid. The MingYang Smart Energy MySE 16-260 towers over the skyline with its 260-meter (853-ft) rotor diameter, ready to offer renewable energy to about Read More...

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Historic launch of the UK's first national grid-connected solar farm

Excellent news for the United Kingdom! The first photovoltaic (PV) solar farm was connected directly to the National Grid transmission network last week, marking a major milestone in the country's shift to renewable energy. Cero Generation and Enso Energy collaborated on this ground-breaking Read More...

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AI makes wind farms safer for birds— a win for green energy expansion

For years, concerns over the potential harm wind turbines might cause to birds have been an obstacle to the expansion of wind energy. However, studies using artificial intelligence (AI) have shown that such worries are unfounded. The study analyzed vast amounts of data collected from bird Read More...

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Removable solar panels might soon be rolled out on railway tracks

Solar panels are being laid out "like carpet" across Swiss train rails as part of the country's renewable energy initiative. Swiss startup company Sun-Ways will begin installing solar panels in the western part of the country this spring, next to the Buttes train station, pending approval from Read More...

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New solar panels harness the full light spectrum to improve crop yields

Crops and clean energy are increasingly sharing the same land as the globe struggles to deal with the climate problem and transitions to renewables and agrivoltaics — the cultivation of crops beneath the shade of solar panels. Scientists are now investigating how to harness the sun's light Read More...