Posts tagged ‘Electricity’

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    How to turn waste heat into electricity

    Picture a device that can produce electricity using nothing but the ambient heat around it. Thanks… more

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    A new way to harness the power of the sun

    Transforming into a society that is driven by sustainable energy rather than fossil… more

  • A labourer works at the construction of a residential complex at Noida Forum Article

    5 ways India can overcome its infrastructure challenges

    India needs infrastructure. From the moment you set foot in the… more

  • A man stands on the sidewalk at Pudong financial district in Shanghai Forum Article

    Could China still be in for a hard landing?

    While virtually every country in the world is trying to boost growth, China’s government is trying to… more

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    How data will power the future of energy

    Throughout history, we’ve equated energy with the consumption of natural resources such as oil, natural… more

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    Interview: How can we get cheaper power from the sun?

    Nanotechnology offers new ways to make solar power cost efficient. Dr Hele Savin, a World Economic Forum… more

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    Can Africa’s desert sun power Europe?

    Up to 20% of power demand in Europe can be obtained by connecting African deserts to… more

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    Can Europe compete with a fracking-fuelled US?

    Newspapers like to claim that energy prices are much higher in Europe than in the United States, which has… more

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    The rise of the energy consumer

    For a long time, many electricity providers have largely ignored the needs of the customer. These utility… more

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    How big data will make us more energy efficient

    One of the by-products of smart grid technology – an energy grid that delivers power more efficiently and… more

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    Why we need a price tag on carbon

    Scientists are more convinced than ever that climate change is happening, and we are on track for a… more

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    Interview: A light bulb moment for renewable power

    This blog is part of a series of interviews on our Emerging Technologies 2014. What do we mean by… more

  • Technology Pioneers Event

    It’s time to change the way we measure energy

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

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    How should we prepare for the future of energy?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

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    Lighting China’s cities

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013

    , Dalian, People’s Republic of China

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    Time to get serious about the energy crisis

    The massive challenge of achieving universal access to energy recently received two major boosts that… more

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    Power – How to price it right

    In a series of blog posts related to the World Economic Forum’s Global Energy Architecture Performance… more

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    Can Russia help China get clean energy?

    As one of the first 20 signatories to the Forum’s Energy for Society Initiative, I know and understand… more