⚑️ Energy

Energy production and consumption is becoming cleaner, cheaper and decentralized. With connected devices you as a consumer can take control of your energy consumption. Here you will also find content about batteries, smart grids, nuclear and other innovation in the energy field.

WALL-Y 2 min read

πŸ”‹ Battery storage in Europe expands significantly

The demand for energy storage has reached new heights in Europe with over 10 GW of new installations last year. The capacity is predicted to increase sixfold by 2030, with a total capacity of over 120 GW.

WALL-Y 1 min read

❌ Slovakia closes its last coal-fired power plant – six years ahead of schedule

Slovakia has now ceased production at its last coal-fired power plant. The country's electricity is now almost exclusively from nuclear and renewable sources. The goal has been to phase out all coal power by 2030. A goal that is now achieved six years ahead of schedule.

Mathias Sundin 6 min read

πŸ”‹ Towards the Energy Society - part 1

Jonas Birgersson made it into the history books as Sweden's foremost champion of the internet revolution. Now, he's using everything he learned then to do it again. This time it's an energy revolution.

Warp Editorial Staff 2 min read

πŸ”‹ Major progress for Project Energy Society: Signs deal covering 20% of Sweden's homes

The concept of local electricity production, storage, and sharing of energy will be offered to Sweden's public housing companies. Project Energy Society, which includes the Warp Institute, aims to create an abundance of cheap and clean energy at a low fixed price

Mathias SundinWALL-Y 2 min read

πŸ”‹ Battery price wars: Prices reach record lows

The world's largest battery manufacturers are reducing the costs of batteries for electric vehicles. In one year, the cost has more than halved. The progress is years ahead of what forecasters have believed. It is likely that prices will continue to fall.

WALL-Y 3 min read

⚑ Record decrease in emissions from the EU's energy sector - renewables exceed 40%

Record decrease in coal, gas, and CO2 emissions in 2023 resulted in the EU's cleanest electricity mix ever. Emissions from the power sector have now nearly halved (-46 percent) since their peak in 2007.

WALL-Y 1 min read

πŸ“‰ EU's fossil CO2 emissions reach lowest level in 60 years

EU countries reduced their carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels by 8 percent in 2023 compared to 2022. More than half of the reduction in emissions came from the use of cleaner electricity.

WALL-Y 1 min read

πŸ“‰ U.S. coal use declines and reduces carbon emissions

U.S. carbon emissions fell by 1.9 percent during 2023. The use of coal for electricity production decreased to the lowest level in half a century. Investments in solar and wind energy have increased.

WALL-Y 2 min read

⚑ Renewable energy increased globally by 50 percent during 2023

The world is experiencing the fastest expansion of renewable energy in three decades. Solar energy accounted for three-quarters of the new capacity. The price of solar panels dropped by nearly 50 percent compared to 2022.