Smart windows that are transparent when it’s dark or cool but automatically darken when the sun is too bright are increasingly popular energy-saving devices. But imagine that when the window is darkened, it simultaneously produces electricity. Such a material – a photovoltaic glass that is also... Read the full story
Alstom has signed an agreement with the Dutch infrastructure operator ProRail and Rotterdam Rail Feeding (RRF) to perform Automatic Train Operation (ATO) tests in 2018. The ATO system automates the train driver’s operations while he focuses on supervision tasks. The tests should optimise the... Read the full story
Today, President Donald Trump issued a determination on remedies in the Section 201 Global Safeguards trade case on behalf of the U.S. solar photovoltaic cell and panel manufacturing industry. SolarWorld Americas Inc., the largest U.S. crystalline-silicon cell and panel producer for more than 42... Read the full story
In another major step towards bringing rigid sails onto powered ships, Eco Marine Power (EMP) announced today that it has signed a patent license agreement with Teramoto Iron Works Ltd concerning patents related to EMP’s EnergySail® and Aquarius MRE® technologies.
Teramoto Iron Works is one of... Read the full story