Issues & Trends
|Warm Currents: Graphite Powder Stirs Up Hints of Room-Temperature Superconductivity
Is a magnetic signal in water-treated graphite powder a sign of room-temperature superconductivity or a false alarm?
|California ‘sets very high benchmark’ for emissions reduction
Jerry Brown, the governor of California, has instructed his state to follow the “most aggressive” set of targets to be put in place for emissions reduction by a government anywhere in North America via an executive order issued on Wednesday.
|How new transmission will bring Wyoming wind to California|
|Move over, Tesla: electric vehicles are about to be super-sized
|US Army to Buy $7 Billion in Renewable Energy
On the heels of the Department of Defense's (DoD) decision to consider up to 16 million acres of military land for renewable energy projects, the Army is actively seeking private sector partners to help make that development happen.
|China Plans World's Largest CO2 Market While U.S. Drags Its Feet
Upon learning today that China has a plan in place for a carbon emissions "cap and trade" market by 2016, my joy was mixed with frustration at U.S. foot-dragging. The D.C.
|Japan estimated to have installed over 8GW in 2014, says RTS PV
Japan is thought to have installed over 8GW of new photovoltaic (PV) generation capacity during 2014, according to analysis and research firm RTS PV.
PV Tech spoke to Dr Hiroshi Matsukawa at the Tokyo-headquartered company and asked for his estimate of how much PV was installed during the calendar year which has just finished.
|Saudi, Egypt may tender power link in early 2015
Saudi Arabia and Egypt may tender their long-awaited power link project in early 2015 and it would take nearly three years to be completed, a Saudi electricity official was quoted on Wednesday as saying.
|The Electrification of Africa
A GCR special report into the surge of power construction that will transform the continent over the next six years.
|OPINION: Renewable Energies – a Double-Edged Sword|