An article published in WaterWorld looking at the status of nuclear powered desalination; providing a primer and insights on the technologies in play, feasibility and future opportunities of securing potable water through nuclear power from International Atomic Energy Agency, the International Desalination Association and others.
On the Remediation of Fukushima
An article for Ars Technica on the decontamination and decommissioning of Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan: Remediating Fukushima—“When everything goes to hell, you go back to basics”
Substructure Testing Paving the Way to Longer Wind Turbine Blades
A look at how the drive for longer rotor blades on wind turbines is driving novel testing methods.
Hydropower Outlook 2016: Exploring the Water-Energy Nexus and Energy Storage
A look at the expansion of hydropower going into 2016, with consideration of the technology’s unique and powerful role in the transition to a cleaner planet.
The Wind Power Horizon for Denmark
As Denmark moves toward new energy policies for the coming decade, industry and government contemplate wind power’s role in a comprehensive energy strategy to secure the renewable transition.
Tesla Unveil the Powerwall
Elon Musk unveils the Tesla Powerwall and Powerpack – residential energy storage technologies that are pitched to open the doors on sustainable energy use and transform how we utilise renewable energy.
What about Marine Energy?
An introduction to marine energy systems providing thoughts on progress, challenges and the advantages of one of the most valuable means of renewable energy yet to reach the mainstream.
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 Advances in Energy Storage Systems & Their Role in the Future of Renewables
Without efficient storage of electricity derived from renewable energy, we cannot transition to a fossil-free energy market – here’s why, together with a look at recent advances in energy storage systems.
Natural Gas – taking the long way round to a better climate
A new study concludes that use of natural gas won’t be contributing to reducing the impacts of climate change in the near future, and will introduce competition into the global energy market that will almost certainly hinder progress towards a cleaner climate.