Textiles and alternative energy

June 10th, 2024

Pvilion's solar fabric combines shelter with power generation. Photo: Pvilion.  According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the amount of renewable capacity added to energy systems around the world grew by 50 percent in 2023, reaching almost 510 gigawatts (GW), with solar PV accounting for three-quarters of additions worldwide. The IEA forecasts that U.S. solar […]

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Textiles’ role in a growing energy industry

June 14th, 2021

Vestas V100-2.8 MW compose a wind farm at South Plains, Texas. Photo: Vestas Wind Systems A/S. European collaborations lead the way in sustainable wind energy production. by Marie O’Mahony The Biden administration is wasting little time putting plans in place to achieve the goal of a carbon-free energy sector by 2035.  Offshore wind energy is an […]

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