Tag: clean energy

Apple to Invest $300 Million USD in China Clean Energy Fund

Apple to Invest $300 Million USD in China Clean Energy Fund

Apple has announced that it will be investing $300 million USD in the China Clean Energy Fund. On Thursday, Apple and several of its suppliers announced their plan to invest a staggering $300 million USD...
Wind turbines on a Colorado farm

Wind Power to Become the Next Cash Crop for Colorado Farmers

Besides boosting local economy via jobs and taxes, wind power is helping farmers in rural Colorado cope with dwindling crop prices and generate revenues to keep their farms running. Wind power is experiencing strong growth...
Tokamak device

Feasible Fusion Power May Soon Become a Reality

The prototype reactor of a UK-based company has managed to bring plasma to a temperature of over 15 million °C. This could mean that fusion power might be around the corner. The race for fusion...
Aerial photograph of the ITER project

ITER Project Brings us Closer to Viable, Large-scale Fusion Power

The ITER Project, the world's largest fusion reaction research program, is on track to make fusion power viable. There are different states of matter in the Universe. We also know that they can change from one...
renewable energy sources power all apple offices

Every Apple Office and Data Center Powered by Renewable Energy Sources

Apple announced Monday that all its campuses and data centers around the world are now using renewable power to operate. In a statement released by the company, Apple said that all its global facilities are...
thermoelectricity

MIT Develops New Way to Triple Thermal Electricity Output

In trying to tackle one of thermoelectricity’s most significant problems, a new technique from MIT has managed to triple heat to electricity conversion efficiency.  Now that even Big Oil has come out of denial and...
invest heavily in renewables

Top Energy Providers Invest Heavily in Renewables

Facing falling oil prices and profits, big energy companies are investing in renewables, energy storage, and clean tech. For most of the 20th century and up until the modern day, major oil companies and energy providers...
overpopulation

How AI and Clean Energy can Reduce Overpopulation Woes

As the global population increases and centuries-old infrastructure ages, old world energy shortages will resurface. SLAC researchers leverage AI to help with this problem. Overpopulation is becoming more of a threat as we approach 7.5...
DEMU trains

India’s Solar-Powered, Hybrid DEMU Trains Save Tons on Diesel

India’s first train running on alternative fuel has made its inaugural trip. The hybrid diesel-electric train is partly solar-powered, and it aims to reduce carbon emissions. After the U.S. (250,000 km), China (100,000 km) and...
RISE 2017

RISE 2017: Join in With the Northeast’s Prestige Technology Event

Edgy Labs begins its coverage of the 2017 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE) taking place at Boston’s Northeastern University. RISE is a lot like a grownup version of a science fair. Every year, well...