Shell Eco-Marathon highlights the latest capabilities of clean vehicles

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Clean cars set new records at the Eco-Marathon The latest Shell Eco-Marathon has come to an end and the event has seen many records broken in the clean transportation space. Shell has held the event for more than 30 years and has used it as an opportunity to highlight clean technology and how it can be used to power new vehicles. The latest Eco-Marathon was hosted in Singapore and features more than 120 participating teams of engineers from 18 different countries. Notably, hydrogen fuel served as a major part of…

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Microsoft forms new renewable energy agreement in Singapore

Renewable Energy - Skyline in Singapore

Microsoft has announced an ambitious agreement with Sunseap Microsoft has announced that it has entered into a new agreement with Sunseap, a renewable energy company based in Singapore. The deal is part of Microsoft’s ongoing effort to use clean energy to power its data centers throughout the world. According to the company, the deal will create the largest solar energy portfolio in Singapore. Microsoft and Sunseap will be working together for the next 20 years, with Microsoft purchasing all of the electricity that Sunseap’s solar energy system generates. Solar energy…

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New coalition seeks to bring fuel cells to the aerospace sector

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HES will be working with French companies to launch the FLY-HY alliance HES Energy Systems, a fuel cell developer based in Singapore, is moving forward with plans to team with three clean energy and aerospace technology companies in France. Together, these companies will form a coalition names FLY-HY. The coalition will work to address issues concerning the world’s hydrogen supply chain and effective energy storage solutions. FLY-HY will officially launch at the 2018 Singapore Airshow. After this launch, the coalition will work to aggressively promote and improve hydrogen technologies. Fuel…

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Singapore to invest in solar energy prediction methods

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Singapore will be investing nearly $5 million to develop new prediction methods to gauge solar potential Singapore will be setting aside some $4.57 million to develop new capabilities to predict solar energy potential. According to the Energy Market Authority, this funding will be used to provide support research initiatives that are focused on how solar energy can be used. Much of this funding is meant to go toward a consortium, which is being led by the National University of Singapore. The consortium has expertise in various fields that could affect…

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Apple to power Singapore store with solar energy

Apple’s first retail store will be powered by solar energy Apple has announced that it will be opening its first retail store in Singapore. Moreover, this retail store will be powered by solar energy, which has become one of the company’s more favored forms of clean power. To accomplish this, Apple has partnered with Sunseap Group, the largest solar energy provider in Singapore. apple continues to be a leading investor in clean energy, showing strong support for various forms of renewable power, including hydrogen fuel and solar energy. Sunseap Group…

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Researchers find new way to produce hydrogen fuel

Team of researchers discover a new way to generate hydrogen from water and sunlight A team of researchers from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a new way to produce hydrogen from water. The team has made significant progress toward a goal that scientists throughout the world have been trying to achieve for several years. According to the research team, they are close to creating a standalone hydrogen production system that is capable of generate large amounts of hydrogen without also being expensive. Hydrogen production continues to be…

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A*STAR researchers believe gold nanoparticles can improve fuel cells

Gold_nanoparticles used to improve hydrogen fuel cell

A*STAR develops new imaging method to examine gold nanoparticles Researchers from Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR) have developed a new imaging technique that allows them to closely examine fuel cell catalysts. There have been several breakthroughs in this sector recently, with scientists around the world developing new methods to improve catalysts and the materials use to make them. Using this new imaging method, A*STAR researchers have discovered subtle, atomic-scale structural transformations that are capable of activating and de-activating gold nanoparticles. Manipulating these particles could improve the longevity…

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