The cost of solar panels dropped 80% between 2008 and 2015 and solar technology is becoming an increasingly common sight both in business and residential contexts. Panels are now an affordable commodity for the middle classes and a team of researchers at Michigan State University have aimed to take advantage
Leading Pittsburgh University to become a working ‘petri dish’ for Google’s Internet of Things Technology
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh is to become part of an experiment which will essentially see it transformed into a ‘living lab’ created using Google’s smart technologies.
Earlier this year, Toyota announced that they were releasing 5,680 patents related to fuel cell technology for royalty-free use.
A sharp rise in this year’s sales appears to suggest that the electric and hybrid car sales trend is building momentum. A combination of growing consumer interest, increased economic and performance competitiveness and government incentive has seen electric cars take a significant step forward in the marketplace in 2015.
Electricity demands are predicted to rise by 50% over the next 20 years presenting a significant challenge, particularly considering the price volatility and finiteness of fossil fuel energy sources. However, advances are being made towards more resilient energy systems that can power a prosperous economy in the long-term. One concept
The GravityLight is an innovative new solution that requires no outside energy sources and provides a safe, easy and affordable lighting. It is currently being marketed as a cost effective solution for the one billion people in the world who are living without electricity.