Fossil fuels are not a sustainable source of energy, but the use of renewable energy is hampered by their intermittency: the sun goes down every day, and there are times when the wind doesn't blow.
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Inspired by the natural process of photosynthesis in plants, which converts energy from the sun into sugars, new solar cells have been developed that allow 'artificial photosynthesis'.
Despite a well-documented track record of success in enabling Australian Clean Technology companies to commercialize their products, the Australian Technologies Competition is now slated to close.
A dust extraction unit that exploits the laws of nature has made the indoor climate on the ‘shop-floor’ of the Thamshavn smelter in Norway 75 percent cleaner.
Using solar or wind power to produce carbon-based fuels, which are commonly called fossil fuels, might seem like a self-defeating approach to making a greener world.
Ellen Hanak spoke to AZoCleanTech about the ongoing California drought, and its lessons for a changing climate
Professor Max Shtein from the University of Michigan speaks to AZoCleantech about a new design for sun tracking solar cells based on the Japanese art of kirigami.
Phil Jones speaks to AZoCleantech about how architects from the university designed and built a house with implemented technology to help reduce its energy demand and carbon emissions.
Dr. Joseph L. Spencer speaks to AZoCleantech about how the behavior of corn rootworms has changed in recent years and how this is affecting their resistance to crop rotation techniques.
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