Posts tagged: Celsius

Israeli Firm Says It Can Keep Solar Power Plants Running At Night

Ari Rabinovitch, Reuters Germany’s President Christian Wulff, right, and Avi Brenmiller wear protection glasses during a visit to Brenmiller’s Siemens’ solar receiver production plant in Beit Shemesh. An Israeli solar power company, Brenmiller Energy, says it has developed a new, more efficient way to store heat from the sun that could give a boost to […]

An All-Liquid Battery For Storing Solar And Wind Energy

Making alternative energy cheaper and more reliable By Francie Diep You could call it a rainy-day fund. A team of MIT researchers has built anĀ all-liquid battery prototype that’s designed to store excess energy from solar and wind power plants. When the sun isn’t shining, or the wind isn’t blowing, future versions of this battery could […]

Scientists solve solar energy’s burning question: how to make it cheaper than fossil fuels

By: Daniel Cooper In a fight between solar and fossil fuels, the latter has always had a killer question up its sleeve: “What about supercritical steam?” That’s the method by which the most advanced power stations generate electricity, superheating water until it instantly becomes steam, a feat that’s only possible (and affordable) by burning coal […]

Mongolia Confronts Smog with Launch of First Wind Farm

Mongolia on Thursday opened its first wind farm, a landmark $122 million project that aims to shift the country’s reliance on coal and tackle the pollution choking its capital Ulan Bator. A total of 31 turbines have been erected at the facility, which are expected to power five percent of electricity needs in a country […]