The construction of Tesla’s Gigafactory is ahead of schedule and expected to come into operation, producing more batteries than current world capacity, in 2016. Here we take a look at the reasoning behind such massive investment, and consider the growing importance of batteries in a sustainable world.
Scotland’s largest source of power is its renewables & while Scotland may never be suited to solar technologies, it’s certainly making up for it with wind power and gearing up to lead the way in marine energy conversion.
A primer on wind power presenting the fundamentals, technology, recent growth and projections for one of the leading renewable sources of energy at our disposal.
Part one of a primer on the current landscape of solar photovoltaic energy, presenting the history, physics, and development of a technology that’s very likely to emerge as a principal source of energy for the planet within this century and a fundamental component in our arsenal for combatting climate change