clean technology

Changing the World, One Toilet at a Time

From loo-building projects to social enterprises and even smart toilets, World Toilet Organisation founder, Mr Jack Sim, turns to innovation to address a neglected public health crisis: poor sanitation.

Hitting The Master SWITCH For Innovation

At #SWITCHSG17, innovators, entrepreneurs and many more gathered to reimagine the future—and to work on using technology to get us there.

NTU Singapore Teams Up With PC Partner For Cleantech R&D

NTU Singapore’s Techbridge Ventures and Hong Kong’s PC Partner have established a corporate incubator that will groom Asia’s most promising clean tech start-ups.

Perovskite Solar Cell Breaks World Efficiency Record

Researchers in Australia have achieved the highest efficiency rating of 12.1 percent for a 16 cm x 16 cm perovskite photovoltaic cell, which is at least ten times bigger than the current record holder.

SGInnovate To Launch Singapore Into AI & Robotics Space

SGInnovate will focus on areas such as artificial intelligence, robotics, digital health, financial services, smart energy, digital manufacturing and transportation.

Singapore To Build Offshore Clean Tech Power Grid System

Southeast Asia's first large-scale offshore renewable energy system will integrate solar, wind, tidal, diesel, and power-to-gas technologies.

These Semi-Transparent Solar Cells Could Also Serve As Windows

Korean researchers have developed semi-transparent solar cells that reflect solar heat energy and could one day be used as solar windows.

The Secret To Increasing Solar Cell Efficiency Is In The Air

Perovskite solar cells increase in efficiency when exposed to moisture in ambient air for a few hours, a study finds.

‘Smashing’ Radioactive Particles Can Help Clear Nuclear Waste

Scientists in Japan may have found a way to manage nuclear waste more easily, by converting two major radioactive isotopes found in nuclear waste into more easily managed isotopes.

Rusty Steel? No Problem, Let’s Split Water With It

Corroded stainless steel plates could be used as efficient, low cost and stable electrodes for splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen.