Start-up is developing world’s first ammonia-powered ships

Amogy's tug boat

The Brooklyn Navy Yard’s sprawling industrial complex once employed 70,000 workers to build US battleships and aircraft carriers during the second world war. Almost 80 years later, it has become home to a New York City start-up with a very different maritime mission – harnessing ammonia as a low-carbon fuel for the global shipping industry. … Read more

A massive power transformer shortage is wreaking havoc in the US

Electric power station with blue sky background

Transformers change the voltage of electrical currents Shutterstock/style_TTT Across the US, new houses sit unfinished – construction can’t be completed until they are connected to the electricity grid. Utility companies worry about how quickly they can restore power after damage caused by hurricanes and other natural disasters. And nationwide efforts to modernise ageing electrical grids … Read more

Solar panel cleaning robot can be dropped off and picked up by drone

The Pleco cleaning robot uses rotating brushes to clean dust off solar panels BladeRanger Every day the dust settles on thousands of square kilometres of solar panels around the world, cutting the amount of electricity they produce. A robot designed by an Israeli start-up can autonomously clean rooftop solar panels that other cleaning robots can’t … Read more

The green tech that could help Iceland become carbon neutral by 2040

Iceland is developing a suite of technologies to help it reach carbon neutrality by 2040 – and its research could help other countries go green too Technology 4 January 2023 By Michael Le Page The geodesic dome of the CarbFix CO2 injection site Michael Le Page Inside a small, geodesic dome near Iceland’s Hellisheiði geothermal … Read more

Commercial Operation Commences at National Grid Renewables' Noble Solar & Storage Project

Commercial Operation Commences at National Grid Renewables' Noble Solar & Storage Project

275 MW solar, 125 MWh storage ERCOT project located in Denton County, Texas MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — National Grid Renewables announced today the start of commercial operation at its Noble Solar and Storage Project (Noble) in Denton County, Texas. Noble is a 275 megawatt (MW) solar and 125 megawatt-hour (MWh) energy storage project located … Read more