The Rush to the Arctic

The Rush to the Arctic

On the 18th of September 2013, three Greenpeace activists scaled and boarded the Russian Gazprom Prirazlomnaye oil rig – the first oil rig to start production in the ice-filled waters of the Arctic. The Greenpeace message was simple: “No Arctic Oil”. The Russian...
Visualizing Energy 2014

Visualizing Energy 2014

Visualizing Energy is about encouraging the energy transition and opening new opportunities by bringing together the industries, companies, and people that are shaping a more sustainable future. Revolve presented these images in a photo exhibition that toured around...
World’s Largest Battery-Electric Vehicle Revealed

World’s Largest Battery-Electric Vehicle Revealed

BYD recently unveiled what is soon to be the world’s largest battery-electric vehicle at the 2014 American Public Transportation expo in Houston, Texas. This biggest-ever EV has been tentatively dubbed “The Lancaster” — in honor of the Californian city where it was...
How Heat Pumps Work

How Heat Pumps Work

Early installations of the technology have been operating for more than 75 years providing heating, cooling and hot water for residential, commercial and industrial purposes. Despite this history, the technology is still often deemed innovative. Heat pump technology...
Germans Get Cheaper Renewable Energy For The First Time Ever

Germans Get Cheaper Renewable Energy For The First Time Ever

For the first time ever, German consumers are about to see a drop in the surcharge they pay for renewable energy. The goal is to build out the country’s renewable generation capacity, but the costs of the scheme are passed on to consumers through a surcharge on their...