Renewable energy now accounts for a third of global capacity, thanks to gains in solar and wind energy in 2018. In 2018, 171 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity worldwide bringing total capacity to 2 351 GW in total, as noted in the IRENA Renewable Capacity Statistics report.
The Pan-American Marine Energy Conference (PAMEC) Energy Association is organizing PAMEC 2020, in San Jose, Costa Rica from 26-28 January. Register here The Conference will examine areas including resource assessment, environmental impacts, wave, tidal, offshore wind, floating offshor
IECRE, the IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for Use in Renewable Energy, held its annual meeting and important working group (WG) meetings in Feldkirch, Austria from 18-22 November. Hosted by Bachmann electronic, over 40 expert stakeholders from 15 count
The 2019 Qingdao Forum on International Standardization took place on 27-29 October, under the guidance of IEC, ISO, ITU, the Standards Administration of China (SAC) and the People’s Government of Shandong Province. The event was hosted by the Qingdao Municipal Government.
Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their pioneering work on lithium-ion batteries. Today lithium-ion batteries are used in everything from mobile phone to electric cars.
From our homes, to offices, hospitals and other public spaces, we use electronic products every day, such as smartphones, ovens, washing machines and medical devices, which we expect to function properly and safely.
Vertical farming is a new sustainable farming concept that has received much hype. Transforming dilapidated warehouses and factories into urban farms to grow salads and vegetables has generated much interest, most notably in Japan and the United States.
Robots and drones can safely reach places humans can’t. They have been used to free people trapped under rubble after earthquakes and access dangerous areas, such as the Fukushima nuclear disaster, as part of emergency response actions.