Solving the internet capacity crunch

With optical fibre networks gradually approaching their theoretical capacity limits, new types of fibres such as multicore fibres have been at the focus of worldwide research to overcome critical capacity barriers, which threaten the evolution of the Internet.

Geothermal power growth expected to stay hot

The geothermal power industry continues to grow by leaps and bounds, according to research firm Frost & Sullivan.

US has plenty of room for carbon storage, says MIT

While plenty of question marks still hang over the prospect of carbon capture and storage, MIT believes it's ruled out one: the US, it says, has enough capacity in its deep saline aquifers to store at least a century's fossil fuel emissions.

Wind power capacity to triple by 2017


The world's total wind power capacity, including both onshore and offshore projects, will triple by 2017, cleantech analyst Pike Research says in a new report.