Features for January 2014

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Off-grid solar power generation and latest developments

The use of off-grid solar PV is not restricted to countries in the developing world alone. They can also be applied successfully in developed areas, either as add-on or back-up systems.

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Ready to explode Ready to explode

In Part 1 of this 'mini-series,' Andrew Mourant looks at global developments in the nascent field of landfill gas site management and engineering.

US Government reaffirms commitment to renewables--Part II

REF contributor Felicity Carus continues her analysis of President Obama's Climate Action plan, drawing particular attention to the issue of renewable energy credits.

Simplifying mass production of PEM fuel cell technology

Over-complicated components, fragmented supply chains, and a lack of significant national organisation have been identified by PA Consulting Group as slowing the development of the UK fuel cell industry, as Dr Stuart Gilby reports.

US Government reaffirms commitment to renewables-Part I

REF contributor Felicity Carus looks at the upside (and potential shortcomings) of President Obama's Climate Action Plan, as it pertains to energy issues.

Reliability and safety of new electric vehicle technology is put to the test at Millbrook Reliability and safety of new electric vehicle technology is put to the test at Millbrook

Vehicle manufacturers are working with Millbrook Proving Ground in the UK to comprehensively test their electric and hybrid electric vehicles. Here Millbrook's Alastair Wynn gives an insight into the specific requirements of durability testing for EVs and HEV, compared with traditional vehicles.