Month: June 2023

Caltech team achieve wireless energy transfer in space

The achievement was made by MAPLE (Microwave Array for Power-transfer Low-orbit Experiment), an array of flexible lightweight microwave power transmitters with precise timing control.  MAPLE is one of the three experiments carried out by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) as part of its Space Solar Power Project (SSPP), an…
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Green hydrogen production costs could be lowered with new method

By reducing the amount of platinum and iridium used in water electrolysis devices, scientists believe they could bridge one of the largest barriers to green hydrogen production.  Hydrogen is a versatile, storable, potentially zero-carbon fuel source, that has been hailed as one of the solutions that will enable countries to reach their net-zero…
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Geothermal power could provide boost to deprived UK areas

Deep geothermal technology uses the heat from naturally occurring water sources deep underground to generate a large amount of usable heat and energy. Carried out in conjunction with backbench Conservative MP Dr Kieran Mullan and experts at the University of Durham’s Energy Institute, the report finds “strong overlaps” between areas…
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