Prototype Gravity-based Energy Storage System Begins Construction

Prototype Gravity-based Energy Storage System Begins Construction

As renewable energy generation grows, so does the need for new storage methods that can be used at times when the Sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing. A Scottish company called Gravitricity has now broken ground on a demonstrator facility for a creative new...
Apple Taps Solar Power for Massive New Store in Downtown Beijing

Apple Taps Solar Power for Massive New Store in Downtown Beijing

Apple and Foster + Partners’ longstanding partnership has again borne fruit as the two firms have collaborated on another new store, this time in Beijing, China. Named Apple Sanlitun, the project is topped by solar panels and is defined by its generous glazing,...
Water Filled GlassPromises to Revolutionise Building Design

Water Filled GlassPromises to Revolutionise Building Design

Water-filled glass can ‘revolutionise building design’ and performance when used as part of a wider heating system. Water-filled glass involves a sheet of water being trapped between a panel of glass. The research reveals that WFG systems perform well in any inhabited...
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