SolarCity will use Teslas Powerpack to deliver solar power even when its dark

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

SolarCity is chaired by Tesla CEO Elon Musk so the decision to go with the Powerpack is pretty convenient for both companies.

Bees Could Engineer Next-Generation Energy Storage

Posted in Science on 10th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Energy storage could be the next item on the list when it comes to listing all the reasons we need to save the worlds bee population from collapse.

Battery technology could charge up water desalination

Posted in Science on 6th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could provide fresh water from salty seas.

The Cota transmitter shown at CES can charge gadgets over the air

Posted in Hardware on 7th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The company eventually plans to follow-up with larger base station units that are capable of blanketing an entire home with wireless power.

Solar energy from discarded car batteries

Posted in Science on 23rd Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

MIT researchers have developed a simple procedure for making a promising type of solar cell using lead recovered from discarded lead-acid car batteries.