The Cooling Island starts its season 2!
At a time when heat waves are common, people dream about their being outdoor in cool places set up in the heart of the city. This dream becomes a reality thanks to the Cooling Islands (Ilots Frais) connected to the City of Paris’s cooling network.These Cooling Islands were tested last summer on three sites. Now, they are coming back in four new locations. A few minutes of freshness with Maxime Boucaud (Project...Ca m'intéresse
Heating Silicon To Power Tomorrow’s Battery?
To compensate for the hazards of renewable energy production, new forms of electricity storage are necessary. Among some of the avenues explored: using electricity to heat materials, like silicon, to very high temperatures, and then, later, converting that heat to … electricity.Ca m'intéresse
Vertiports and the Future of Urban Air Mobility
From The Jetsons to Back to the Future to The Fifth Element, personal air mobility has been a recurring feature in popular culture’s image of what the future will look like. Now, it seems, we’re getting a bit closer on this front.Ca m'intéresse
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