Solar power

Solar-powered device produces clean water and clean fuel at the same time

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Solar-powered device produces clean water and clean fuel at the same time

The latest artificial leaf hitches a lift on a punt on the River Cam Thursday, November 9, 2023 Researchers here have developed a floating, solar-powered device that can turn contaminated water or seawater into clean hydrogen fuel and purified water, anywhere in the world The device could be useful in resource-limited or off-grid environments, since…

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Network Rail completes its first zero carbon engineering works in Eastern region

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It used batteries and solar power for overhead line renewals at Royston station.

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Driving on sunshine: clean, usable liquid fuels made from solar power

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Driving on sunshine: clean, usable liquid fuels made from solar power

The artificial leaf can produce liquid multi-carbon fuels using sunlight Thursday, May 18, 2023 Researchers from the Reisner group have developed a solar-powered technology that converts carbon dioxide and water into liquid fuels that can be added directly to a car’s engine as drop-in fuel.  The researchers used artificial photosynthesis to convert CO2, water and…

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Learning about a world powered by sunlight

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Learning about a world powered by sunlight

The Reisner Lab Outreach Team teach chemistry in an entertaining way, courtesy @ChemistryPhotograph Thursday, January 26, 2023 A group of students recently attended a lecture peppered with fun-filled experiments to illustrate the serious issue of how to combat climate change in an entertaining and informative way. More than 100 Year 10 students and teachers from…

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BBC Look East news programme gets carbon makeover

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Look East reporters have been travelling by electric car and bicycle and using solar power.

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Zhang recognised for re-wiring photosynthesis research

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Zhang recognised for re-wiring photosynthesis research

Portrait of Dr Jenny Zhang, courtesy Gabriella Bocchetti Thursday, December 10, 2020 Dr Jenny Zhang has been awarded the 2020 Royal Society of Chemistry Biotechnology Medal for her work in combining electrochemistry with natural photosynthesis to find sustainable ways to fuel the planet. Zhang is a key player in the emerging field of bio-photo-electrochemistry, in…

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Azuri welcomes UK-Africa trade summit focus on sustainability

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Solar power company set to enjoy boost as off-grid solutions get thumbs-up

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Peterborough students have been Inspired by Gigabit City

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Medical wristbands, solar powered bin lorries and fast food drone deliveries were some of the innovative ideas proposed by Peterborough students.

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