Daily Archives: August 29, 2022

The Reckonings of European Energy

By Gerard Reid With European wholesale natural gas, coal, and electricity as well as CO2 prices near to all-time highs, Europeans are facing a winter of discontent, one which may in fact last for many years. Customers, be they industrial, commercial, or retail must contend with price increases at multiples of what they have paid…

Green Tories back Johnson’s call for successor to invest in renewables

By Peter Walker Political correspondent Outgoing PM to warn against focusing on short-term energy solutions in one of his final speechesLeading green Conservatives have backed Boris Johnson’s call for his successor to invest in renewable energy, amid concern that the Tory leadership frontrunner Liz Truss could rely more on fossil fuels to combat soaring prices.In…

Preventing dye aggregation with molten salts to improve solar cell performance

Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) are a promising next-generation solar power technology, but they suffer from dye aggregation on electrodes, which reduces charge carriers and the conversion efficiency. Fortunately, scientists have now found a simple way to prevent the aggregation by modifying the electrode’s surface with ionic liquids. Stable and eco-friendly, these versatile compounds demonstrate excellent…

Honda and LG investing $4.4B to build batteries in the US

Although many Japanese automakers are falling behind in the EV race, Honda is taking a big step today to solidify its place in the future of automobiles. Honda announced Monday that it will be forming a new joint venture with LG Energy Solution to build EV batteries in the US. more…. The post Honda and…

A Cheap Clean RV Option Emerges

With more people remote-working than ever, the idea of hitting the road like Jack and never coming back (no more no more) sounds like a great option. After all, who doesn’t want to wake up to the views of Yellowstone or the Grand Canyon every morning? With portable Starlink internet now available, there’s almost no…

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