Shipping containers provide a sturdy, warm place for Indian researchers to hunker down for the night.
Brazil’s planned Antarctic research station will use solar panels for the sunny summers and wind turbines in the long winters to supply renewable energy year-round.
An Urban Green Energy turbine was the sole power source for the research vehicle “Polar Rover” as it traveled 2,500 kilometers in Antarctica.
A new British research facility has been built not only to survive in the fantastically cruel winters of the South Pole but to tread lightly on the fragile Antarctic environment.
The U.S. Department of Energy is conducting field tests on two electric vehicles in Antarctica to evaluate performance at extremely cold conditions.
A team driving a clean energy fueled truck will attempt to break a record for traveling to the South Pole by land later this year.
Ongoing usage and research into renewable energy in Antarctica by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory is producing some interesting results.
Meridian Energy of New Zealand recently opened what is presumed to be the world’s southern-most wind-farm, featuring three industrial grade wind turbines designed to supply power to two bases on the continent.