Wind power’s unsolved problem

Wind power’s unsolved problem

10:46 | Wind turbines are playing a big part in cleaning up our energy system. But the blades are close to impossible to recycle and largely end up in landfills. There are more and more companies promising to fix that. Can they?

Perovskite solar cells. Major new breakthrough!

Perovskite solar cells. Major new breakthrough!

11:30 | Perovskite structures have the potential to revolutionise the solar PV industry, but they are notorious for breaking down very rapidly in real-world use. Now a research team from Princeton University has developed a process for overcoming that problem.

Driving on Solar

Driving on Solar

47:26 | The solar car, an electric car with built-in solar panels, will be on the market in 2022. From 2030 onwards, no new cars may be sold in the Netherlands that run on petrol or diesel.

Why wave power isn’t everywhere (yet)

Why wave power isn’t everywhere (yet)

11:16 | The oceans, that cover most of the planet, are full of energy. So much, in fact, that if we could harness that of all the waves, we’d fulfill global demand three times over. There’s just one small problem.