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Off Grid Energy Independence

Support for minigrid development in Sierra Leone

A feasibility study to provide the technical and financial analysis necessary to implement approximately 45 minigrids in Sierra Leone.

Bridgestone investigates power generating tires

The project seeks to develop new technologies that will ensure sufficient driving distance for electric vehicles with fewer batteries by installing motors inside wheels that are able to receive electric power directly from roads when driving or stopping.

Flexible solar cells a step closer to reality

Solar cells that use mixtures of organic molecules to absorb sunlight and convert it to electricity, that can be applied to curved surfaces such as the body of a car, could be a step closer thanks to a discovery that challenges conventional thinking about one of the key components of these devices.

Mercedes-Benz sources battery cells from carbon-neutral production

A production site in Germany is currently being planned and will be carbon-neutral from the beginning. The locations in the USA and China are then scheduled to follow.

New Zealand's first floating solar array

Auckland's electricity and water utility companies announced a project to build New Zealand's largest solar array in the heart of Auckland's North Shore, by floating it on top of the Rosedale wastewater treatment pond near the Northern Motorway.

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