Category: Energy

Disruptive innovations in energy storage

Silicon Valley is the best place to learn about green energy as it is a home for the most innovative eco-friendly initiatives in the world. The state of California plans to switch all its utility providers to 1/3 of renewable sources by 2020. As solar and wind energy technologies are being implemented in all places, an important problem has arisen: how to secure sufficient storage to preserve unused and extra energy produced with unpredictable renewable sources as well as satisfy growing demand for capable auto batteries? According to DNV GL, world’s best energy storage innovations already surpassed the RND stage ... Read more

SILICON VALLEY COMPANIES TRANSFORM ECONOMICS OF SOLAR

Over the last years the Bay Area was definitely a game-changer for the whole green energy industry. A lot of Silicon Valley companies implemented newest solar technologies to make their businesses more sustainable. Change has happened in all different levels, from inventing better ways of harvesting solar energy in cities to making these technologies cheaper and simplifying distribution chains. The solar industry saw 20 % growth in jobs in 2013, as a research by the Solar Foundation indicates. One-third of Americans who work in the solar industry live in California. Renewable-energy technologies create more construction, manufacturing and installation jobs than ... Read more