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Ford files patent for an inflatable, solar-powered, EV-charging car shield

22 May 2020

The dream of a solar-self-charging electric vehicle lives on. A Ford patent application was published this week for a roof-mounted device that, with a flip of a switch, cocoons the entire parked vehicle in a shield of solar panels. The patent application was filed on November 8, 2019, and published on May 14, 2020. More >>

Experts Think The Coal Industry May Never Recover From The Pandemic, And We're Not Sad

22 May 2020

For the first time ever, official energy statistics from the US government show renewables are on track to generate more electricity than coal for the entire year of 2020, according to projections. More >>

Seychelles readies the world’s largest salt-water floating solar plant

8 May 2020

Located in the Indian Ocean archipelago, and with a population of just 25,400 souls, Seychelles is putting together the world’s largest floating solar power plant on saltwater — a project currently being developed by a consortium of companies. More >>

Tethered high-altitude drones designed to replace wind turbines

8 May 2020

Wind turbine towers have become a familiar sight in many parts of the world, but if Ampyx Power has its way, they could be replaced with fleets of tethered drones. More >>

Clear skies and social distancing help Europe shatter solar energy records

8 May 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is helping multiple countries in Europe set new records for solar energy generation. More >>

Terabits-Per-Second Data Rates Achieved at Short Range

30 April 2020

Superfast transmission speeds could prove useful in data centers and for chip-to-chip connections More >>

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

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.


Webinar Global and UK Energy Challenges and Opportunities for Young Members

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.