Gigafactory & the Looming Necessity of Batteries

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.

On Scotland’s Renewable Energy

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

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.

A Primer On Photovoltaics in Solar Energy Systems – Part 1

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