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WSP’s Battery Manufacturing Plant capability in global demand

International demand for batteries is expected to increase from 185 GWh in 2020 to over 2,000 GWh by 2030, according to With demand on the rise in industry, from consumer electronics...

Why aren’t there more small wind turbines on buildings?

By Elisa Wood, chief editor and co-founder of Microgrid Knowledge. SOLAR panels and batteries are common elements of a microgrid. Wind turbines, on the other hand, are more of a rarity. Large wind...

World Bank approves SA’s $497m request for Komati power plant’s decommission, repurposing

The World Bank has approved South Africa’s request for a $497 million project to decommission and repurpose the Komati coal-fired power plant using renewables and batteries. In a statement, the World Bank...

A strategy to rejuvenate dead lithium inside batteries

ONE of the main reasons for the performance decay observed in some Li-based batteries is that the lithium contained within them sometimes becomes inactive or "dead." This "dead lithium" can cause...

Solar system uses recycled aluminium to store energy—without batteries

A new renewable energy startup company has come up with a low-cost, zero-emissions solution to the thorny issue surrounding what happens when the sun isn’t shining and the wind isn’t blowing. Paradoxically, the...


New transport facility in Somerset West CBD to keep commuters moving

If all goes as planned, the new public transport interchange (PTI) in Somerset West will be ready to serve thousands of commuters and minibus-taxi...


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