Every Friday, the Circulate team pull together a collection of their favourite circular economy related articles, podcasts and videos that they’ve come across during the previous week. This week we’re looking at the amazing cost of wind turbines, food waste opportunities, new thinking on AI, the latest on Uber and plenty
The United States wastes enough energy every year to power the UK for seven years. While there has been plenty of focus on the need to transition to an economy powered by renewable energy sources, rather than fossil fuels, the structural waste issues within the system itself should not be
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. Today, we’re reflecting on the rising numbers of jobs in the solar energy industry, an article that argues that in the future we will own nothing, but have access to everything and the potential for
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. Today, we’re looking at 3D-printed upgrades and replacement parts for your car, a look inside the Solar Impulse, the aircraft powered entirely by solar energy, a new circular economy focused business initiative in Minnesota and much
Two days and 23 hours after stunning pictures showed a solar plane with a wingspan wider than a Boeing 747 jumbo jet flying past the statue of liberty, Solar Impulse 2 has landed in Seville becoming the first aircraft powered exclusively by renewables to traverse the Atlantic Ocean.
How does a country go through a renewable energy transition? Well, no country has done it before and there is no blue print to follow, but Germany is leading the world in this front.
The short answer to this important question is actually yes. But perhaps not for the reasons that most suspect. Renewable energy sources are not technically or economically infeasible without government subsidies. They need subsidies to be competitive because they are so unsubsidised compared to fossil fuel and nuclear power sources.
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. For this weekend, we’re recommending a Wired piece on a Chinese startup that’s democratising manufacturing, a Fast Company article on the potential of the future cashless society and the MIT Technology Review’s article on an integrated grid
The world’s largest concentrated solar power station has just seen its first phase open in Morocco. The plant is expected to be fully operational by 2018, when it will have the capacity to provide energy for more than 1 million homes. The Moroccan Solar Energy Agency and the World Bank
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This Friday, we’re focusing on the latest disruptive innovations in the renewable energy sector, a round-up of some of the latest sharing economy commentary and much more…