The cost of offshore wind power in Britain has fallen to £97 ($121) per MWh. According to an industry report (PDF), this represents a 32 percent drop from £142 ($178) four years ago. The Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB), a part of The Crown Estate, which manages the UK seabed, released its report on Tuesday. […]
Tesla Motors Inc. and Panasonic Corp. said Tuesday that they would begin producing cells for solar panels next summer at a sprawling factory opening in Buffalo, N.Y., expanding a relationship between the two technology firms. This article originally appeared at: http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-tesla-panasonic-20161227-story.html?utm_source=MIT+TR+Newsletters&utm_campaign=ca9509e208-The_Download.
We are all familiar with the tragedy of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, which was caused by an enormous tsunami that occurred back in 2011. It brought the nuclear power debate back to life. Now, one Japanese engineer wants to harness the power of another potentially destructive force in order to generate energy. Atsushi Shimizu has […]
In response to growing accusations from both conservationists and conservatives that renewable energy sources like solar and wind kill too many birds, U.S. News and World Report has compiled data on which energy industries are responsible for the most bird deaths every year. For each power source — wind, solar, oil and gas, nuclear, and […]
The Hydrobee charger is sitting on top of the Jiko Safi stove invented in Seattle. Below the stove is a cylinder charcoal lighter for barbecues. We fill it with briquettes and light it. We put it under the stove, under the bowl. Fill the bowl with water or stew etc to boil, or […]