BNDES aprova financiamento de R$ 1,26 bi para Complexo Eólico na Bahia

O Complexo Eólico Umburanas é composto por dezoito parques eólicos, com potência instalada total de 360 MW, além dos respectivos sistemas de transmissão. Foram gerados cerca de 2.400 empregos durante as obras, e outras 120 vagas com o início das atividades dos parques eólicos. O BNDES financiará 78,8% do investimento total do Complexo O Banco …

Revestimento vai esfriar edifícios e casas sem gastar energia

Redação do Site Inovação Tecnológica - 01/11/2019 Além de simples e barato, o revestimento poderá ser facilmente instalado em casas e edifícios.   Ar-condicionado que não gasta energia A refrigeração passiva cada vez mais mostra que essa técnica, que causou estranheza e ceticismo a princípio, não veio para brincadeiras. Um novo revestimento simples e potencialmente barato promete …

Bateria de lítio para carros elétricos recarrega em 10 minutos

Redação do Site Inovação Tecnológica - 31/10/2019 Em apenas 10 minutos a bateria se recarrega inteiramente, podendo adicionar até 320 km de autonomia a um carro elétrico. Enchendo a bateria Enquanto todos tentavam baixar a temperatura das baterias de íons de lítio - para que elas não explodissem, entre outras vantagens - uma equipe da Universidade do …

The next major innovation in batteries might be here

Lithium-ion batteries were first introduced to the public in a Sony camcorder in 1991. Then they revolutionized our lives. The versatile batteries now power everything from tiny medical implants and smartphones to forklifts and expensive electric cars. And yet, lithium-ion technology still isn’t powerful enough to fully displace gasoline-powered cars or cheap enough to solve …

Department of Energy Announces $34 Million for Innovation Building Technologies Research and Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, 27 april 2018. the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $34.5 million in funding to support building technology research and development (R&D). Buildings are the single largest energy-consuming sector in the U.S. economy, representing approximately 75% of the nation’s electricity use and 40% of its total energy demand, resulting …

Even in Trump era, green energy innovation is sparking, not sputtering

BREAKING BARRIERS Congress has kept in place federal funds that support the key period when inventors have to build prototypes to show potential investors. Some corporations and states also help maintain momentum on clean energy. APRIL 27, 2018 WASHINGTON—Eric Wachsman thinks he might have an answer to one of the great challenges that’s hindering the …

Energy Storage is the Policy Epicenter of Energy Innovation

A darkened Manhattan after Hurricane Sandy. Photo courtesy of David Shankbone.   Right now, the reliability and economics of the electric power grid is changing. A major player in this change might be energy storage. Utilities have always known that storing electricity is valuable, but other than building dams to hold water, it wasn’t a …

Innovation In The Energy Industry: How A Timeless Company Is Adapting Overtime

  Baltimore Gas and Electric utility employees huddle while responding to a sinkhole in the Charles Village neighborhood in Baltimore, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. (AP Photo) The energy industry is in constant flux. As more consumers – and governments alike – prioritize clean energy, the need for companies to innovate grows stronger. For CFO of …