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How data is helping in the energy transition

Author | Esther Fuldauer The only way to slow climate change will be by changing our energy system. But there are many financial, social and technical hurdles which must first be overcome when transitioning from using energy from fossil fuels to clean renewable sources. In the path of energy transition, being overly ...

Recovering energy from traffic: positive energy roads

Author | Tania Alonso There are over 1.2 billion registered vehicles worldwide. In the US alone, the road network exceeds six million kilometres in total length. And it is also estimated that, on average, roads worldwide are occupied by vehicles 10% of the time. Positive energy roads try to convert the magnitude ...