Energy Self-Sustainable Microgrids Are the Future of Energetics

Professor Zeljko Djurisic lectures at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade. According to anonymous claims on the portal “Rate Professor”, there were students who would only come to the faculty because of his lecturers. Regardless of whether these statements were given by nerds who once racked up As or …

Renewables at the Service of Nature and Society

When we read the news in the field of energy, often we stumble upon terms such as feed-in tariff, auction, net metering and prosumer. If you are not familiar with them and they make you stop reading the article for a second, you will get a first-hand explanation. Professor Stevica …

Why Forest Elephant Extinction Will Make Climate Change Much Worse

Forest elephant extinction would exacerbate climate change. That’s according to a new study in Nature Geoscience which links feeding by elephants with an increase in the amount of carbon that forests are able to store. The bad news is that African forest elephants – smaller and more vulnerable relatives of …

Low-Carbon Energy Makes Majority of UK Electricity for First Time

Low-carbon energy was used to generate more than half of the electricity used in the UK for the first time last year, according to official data. A rapid rise in renewable energy, combined with low-carbon electricity from nuclear reactors, made up almost 53% of generation in 2018, the government’s annual …

Kladovo Gets a New Biomass Heating Plant

Hospital in Kladovo and primary school “Vuk Karadzic”, which houses also a music school and a school for children with special needs, will soon fulfil needs for heating and hot water consumption with the new biomass system PEMCI 1. The requirements of this large school, almost 185 years old, currently …

Resalta Launches Second Project with Atlantic Group for Process Cooling in Foodland

Resalta is undertaking its second project with Atlantic Grupa at its Foodland factory in Kopaonik, Serbia. Following a power factor correction project in 2018, Resalta will now modernize cooling at the food processing plant. The existing process cooling system being inefficient, Resalta’s project goals were to ensure reliable and constant …

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Scottish Chickens Cooperate to Generate Eggcellent Amount of Energy

Chickens at a farm in Scotland are now generating their own heat and power. More than 128,000 hens at the Glenhead of Aldouran Farm in Stranraer are not only producing thousands of eggs but also creating enough manure to provide a reliable energy feedstock for the farm. This innovative approach, …