energy

Alternative auto energy

At this year’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Audi debuted the conceptual model of a new SUV, the Audi h-tron quattro, and Chevrolet officially…


After the sands

Over the past several years discussion about Canada’s energy policy has largely centred around the Alberta tar sands, with people asking how to deal with them. For Gordon Laxer there’s a much more interesting question to answer: what comes after the sands?



Bigger, better batteries

IBM is currently working on the development of a new type of battery. The technology is called lithium-air or lithium oxygen. Their goal is to…




Solar power

What if I told you that enough of the sun’s energy strikes the Earth every hour to power the entire planet for a full year?…