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Project Tujenge: Solar-powered water purification

In 2022, the University of Pretoria's "Team Tujenge" earned second place in the international student competition “Universities for Goal 13” for their small-scale,…

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Energy: A Promising Pathway

To develop within a safe operating space, there must be a global transition to a renewable energy system, as growing economies are projected to have growing energy use until mid-century. Since the…

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What is an Energy System?

While to avoid the potential consequences of uncontrolled climate change requires profound transformations of the way we grow our economies, and in particular, a fundamental transformation of our…

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Other Drivers of Climate Change

The rising greenhouse gas concentrations have been the main drivers of the overall rise of Earth’s temperature, especially during the recent decades, but year-to-year fluctuations of…

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Transmission, energy storage and grid integration

In this chapter, Ryan Jones discusses transmission, energy storage, and grid integration of renewables. We expect that our energy services are reliable, or that supply matches demand, and that…

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Renewables: Solar

This chapter profiles the science and potential impact of solar power. Its history is briefly profiled; notably, that it's not a new technology and has gone through multiple generations of…

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