How can cloud computing contribute to cleantech?

Category: Advanced, Lifestyle, Materials, Profession

Author : Admin September 18, 2016


Cloud computing, in which a number of data as well as processing are done in the “cloud” rather than at the client, is usually thought of as being in the realm of computer technology. The ...Read more

How can Internet of Things contribute to cleantech?

Category: Advanced, Efficiency, Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Profession

Author : Admin September 15, 2016


We are a jerk generation. Oh yeah? Yeah! Don’t agree? Then just how do you explain the following? We forget to switch things off. We run things at a maximum or a minimum, rarely at an optimum W...Read more

How can mobile technologies contribute to cleantech?

Category: Advanced, Lifestyle, Profession, Transport

Author : Admin September 12, 2016


Mobile technology is everywhere. Our future generations will wonder how the world had been able to ever live without it. Beyond the obvious benefits mobile technologies provide for our life, mobile te...Read more

How exactly do wave energy systems work?

Category: Advanced, Profession, Wave Energy

Author : Admin September 10, 2016


You might have heard of wave power or wave energy systems. These are renewable energy systems that generate energy (electricity, to be precise) from waves. While wave energy is nowhere near as popular...Read more

What are micro-grids and what are their benefits?

Category: Advanced, Profession, Renewable

Author : Admin September 3, 2016


For many city dwellers in developed or even developing countries, it is rare to be without electricity for a long time. Most of us are used to 24×7 power. This is possible mainly because of the e...Read more

I heard we can get oil from algae. Is it snake oil or is it legit?

Category: Advanced, Biofuels, Profession

Author : Admin September 2, 2016


This is an interesting story you might want to listen to: Many millions of years back, diverse biomass, a large portion of which were algae, got buried deep inside earth. Over millennia, under extreme...Read more

What the heck are biomass pellets, and how are they different from briquettes?

Category: Advanced, Biomass Heating, Profession

Author : Admin September 2, 2016


Biomass can be used in a variety of forms. (For those who wish to know what biomass is, here is my post on what it is). While some sectors use biomass in its natural form (stalks, saw dust, ground nut...Read more

Why is large hydro power not considered an alternative energy source?

Category: Advanced, Hydro, Profession, Renewable

Author : Admin August 31, 2016


Large hydro refers to  the conventional hydro power plant you and I have heard about – those large power plants with huge dams. Some of the large hydro projects are really massive – the w...Read more

Is geothermal energy the same as geothermal power?

Category: Advanced, Geothermal, Geothermal Heating, Geothermal Power, Profession

Author : Admin August 31, 2016


Outside of the professional industry circles, only a few people actually know what geothermal energy is all about. As a result, there is significant confusion, leading people to think that geotherma...Read more

Why are companies taking the trouble of putting up wind turbines in the ocean?

Category: Advanced, Offshore, Profession, Wind

Author : Admin August 31, 2016


You would have surely seen wind turbines on land. Did you know that we have not stopped with land? Some countries have started putting massive wind turbines in the ocean, sometimes as much a 20 miles ...Read more

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