Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 06 December 2018
With an involvement in automotive and alternate energies spanning across a whole generation, Dr. Scott Jorgensen has looked at the challenges of energy transition in great depth.
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 29 November 2018
As we have seen for island closer to the Mainland and small islands it is possible to reach a percentage in the renewable mix that is relatively high, even all the way to 100% for the Isle of Eigg. The population of these islands is low, from a few hundred to a 100000+, but what happens when the population is around 400000?
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 14 November 2018
In 1997 the inhabitants of the Isle of Eigg raised enough funds to take back control of their Island. Their next project was to see if it was possible to become independent from volatile oil prices, previously everyone on the island needed their own generator to generate electricity.
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 01 November 2018
Imagine a machine that quickly and relentlessly produces thousands of plastic bottles, glass bottles, printed circuit boards, tablet blisters, a paper mill...
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 26 September 2018
During the design phases of a vehicle, allocated space for systems very often becomes a problem.
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 04 September 2018
The International Maritime Organization (IMO for short) proposes to drastically reduce emission coming from the maritime industry.
It is believed that maritime transport alone causes 25% of the world's CO2 emissions. Up to recently, the industry has been using "Bunker oil". It is the lowest form of fuel coming from the oil refining process and the...
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 05 July 2018
Is it possible to be possible carbon neutral? In fact... Is it possible to take CO2 out of the atmosphere
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 22 June 2018
A dispute between Serbia and Kosovo regarding electricity usage of Kosovo has had a significant domino effect on the whole European grid (ENTSO-E). In 25 countries, the 50 Hz has been reduced in order to cater for the energy needed to keep Kosovo from suffering regular blackouts. This meant that all grid-operated clocks such as oven clocks, alarm clocks,...
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 13 June 2018
The wind power industry has been criticized for receiving substantial subsidies from public funds, fixing the revenue for wind farms. The windmills have also been criticized for being out of place in fields and very dangerous for wild birds and particularly birds of prey.