ZIMBABWE: Total invests $4 million to equip 50% of fuel stations with solar energy

The French company Total is investing $4 million to supply half of its filling stations in Zimbabwe from small solar power plants. The project will enable the oil company to become more independent from the Zimbabwean power grid.

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Two Innovations That Could Make CO2 Fuel A Reality

Carbon capture technology has been garnering more and more attention as one way to solve the world’s human-made emissions problem, but costs remain an obstacle. But another technology might help: turning CO2 back into fuel.

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Solar energy industry jobs modestly increased in 2019

The solar energy workforce grew in the United States grew by 2.3% last year, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2019 released today by The Solar Foundation.

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Renewable Energy Could Power the World by 2050

Virtually all the world’s demand for electricity to run transport and to heat and cool homes and offices, as well as to provide the power demanded by industry, could be met by renewable energy by mid-century.

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Could water solve the renewable energy storage challenge?

Seasonal pumped hydropower storage (SPHS), an already established yet infrequently used technology, could be an affordable and sustainable solution to

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US solar hits near-record employment as Southeast shines

The solar industry, which represents 2.6% of overall U.S. electricity generation, already employs twice as many workers as the U.S.

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SCIENTISTS HAVE WORKED OUT HOW TO GENERATE ELECTRICITY FROM THIN AIR

Scientists have worked out a way to generate energy from nothing but the air around us, and not by using wind turbines.

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from humidity and moisture present in the air across the globe. They say the new technology could change the face of renewable energy with the potential to put the brakes on climate change by burning fewer fossil fuels.

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A new world record for the conversion of solar energy to electricity using quantum dots

The development of next-generation solar power technology that has the potential to be used as a flexible ‘skin’ over hard surfaces has moved a step closer, thanks to a significant breakthrough at The University of Queensland.

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The solar-powered plane which could be airborne for a year completes first flight

The PHASA-35 has been designed and launched within two years and could detect forest fires and be used for maritime surveillance.

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Could ‘solar skins’ power our cities and vehicles?

If there’s one thing we can look forward to for the renewable future, it’s the concept of cities and vehicles powered by their very own sources. Currently in hot discussion, innovations known as ‘solar skins’ or ‘paint’ may just be the next big thing for both the manufacturing of more sustainable vehicles and buildings.

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