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Solution Could Help Replace Lithium with Sodium in Batteries

21 October 2020

Manufacturing safer, more powerful batteries that use geopolitically stable resources requires solid electrolytes and replacing lithium with sodium. A chemical solution is now being offered to battery developers. More >>

Ural Federal University invites to participate in the next visionary lecture on implementation of smart power industry projects in Europe

18 August 2020

The next visionary lecture of the ISMC UrFU is dedicated to the implementation of smart power industry projects in Europe. You will learn how smart energy systems are revolutionizing the science and technology right now. The world is waiting for fundamental changes in the power industry, which will change not only the industry itself, but also our life, because electricity is everything for us. More >>

Webinar Global and UK Energy Challenges and Opportunities for Young Members

18 August 2020

Webinar Global and UK Energy Challenges and Opportunities for Young Members with the participation of the CIGRE Chair Dr. Rob Stephen and the CIGRE UK Chair Adam Middleton. More >>

Tesla begins construction on world’s largest Megapack project for PG&E

5 August 2020

PG&E announced that it started construction with Tesla on a giant Megapack project deployed at the electric substation in Moss Landing in Monterey County, California. More >>

Super-Hybrid: Dutch Offshore Wind Farm to Include Floating Solar, Batteries and Hydrogen

5 August 2020

Shell is chasing carbon-neutrality. A new project in the Netherlands offers a glimpse into how it may get there. Oil major Shell and Dutch utility Eneco will build a super-hybrid offshore wind farm, having won the latest Dutch tender. More >>

NZ to trial world-first commercial long-range, wireless power transmission

5 August 2020

A New Zealand-based startup has developed a method of safely and wirelessly transmitting electric power across long distances without the use of copper wire, and is working on implementing it with the country's second-largest power distributor. More >>

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CIGRE Russia invites to take part in the surveys launched in preparation for the International Forum «Power Grids»

23-25 December 2020 will take place The "Power Grids" International Forum (PGIF). It held by the PJSC Rosseti since 2018 is a large-scale event in the electric power industry, which has become a platform for discussing and solving priority tasks related to the digital transformation of the electric grid complex.


Turning streetwear into solar power plants

Researchers at Empa and ETH Zurich succeeded in developing a material that works like a luminescent solar concentrator and can even be applied to textiles. This opens up numerous possibilities for producing energy directly where it is needed, i.e. in the use of everyday electronics.