Qorax Energy Blog

08 Jan 2018

Electric Bicycles with Solar Panels

The photovoltaic panels and bicycles are proving to be a great “tandem” to achieve a sustainable greener vehicle mobility, although dependent on electricity, it is obtained through renewable energies. The design of electric bicycles with solar panels is experiencing a boom, although they are still quite unusual. The objective? Get them to serve as an alternative to the car or...

24 Dec 2017

The Strange Case of Solar Energy

Companies in California That Pay to Take Their Electricity to Other Parts of the United States Pay to take your product is not the best business model, but it is just what is happening with several companies in California. The signatures of the most populous state in the United States that generate electricity through solar energy are producing so far...

16 Dec 2017

The Solar Plate Under the Skin May Be the Future 'Battery' of a Pacemaker

The device of only four centimeters can supply power to electronic implants. Using solar cells to carry electronic implants into patients is an old desire for medicine. Fortunately, researchers from the University of Bern, Switzerland, released a study on Tuesday that points to a way to develop a “battery” capable of achieving this goal. The scientists tested a small 3-inch...

12 Dec 2017

Photovoltaic Solar Energy: the Future Has Already Arrived

Solar energy is fashionable, almost every day we hear news in the media referring to this energy source. Although linked to issues not always related to its scientific basis, but with legal aspects that regulate the possibility of self-consumption of electricity, litigation in international courts, not to mention the controversial abandonment by the Trump administration of climate agreement signed in...

09 Dec 2017

The Electric Bikes - Is Our Future?

The sales of electric bikes, or rather, of bicycles of assisted pedaling (PAS), grow from year to year. This designation is correct since it is not exactly a bicycle equipped with an electric motor to use. In this case, this bikes would have another name. Namely: bicycle + motor = moped. On an electric bicycle (I will use the term...

07 Dec 2017

What Are the Dangers of Solar Panels?

Although solar energy is considered safer, more efficient and cleaner than that obtained through traditional generators and power plants, the production and operation of a solar energy collector panel is neither wholly safe nor ecological. In addition to the fact that they depend on environmental conditions and that they represent potential health risks, due to the toxic chemical products and...

07 Dec 2017

If we are late, we lose

If the electricity market were not covered by characteristics that significantly distance it from other markets, the pulse that is being waged today in our country between renewable technologies and conventional technologies would have occurred ten years ago. Moreover, the role of the administration in the transition process would not go beyond a limited surveillance role in avoiding abuses between...

05 Dec 2017

Solar Energy in California: Have Americans Gone Crazy?

This summer we visited California, specifically the city of San Francisco. I was struck by the excellent public transport network they have, where trams, modern trolleybuses, hybrid electric buses, others powered by fuel cells and metro harmoniously coexist with bike lanes, which dispute the asphalt to cars, not to pedestrians, and with the traditional and very touristy Cablecar that allows...

14 Jul 2014

EnerSom and the Road Ahead

Exciting times! After two years spent researching and consulting in Somalia’s energy market, Qorax is thrilled to announce the launch of EnerSom, our first portfolio company. EnerSom distributes renewable and efficient consumer energy products at the household level to the people that need them most. The company is led by Abdishakur Mohamoud, a Somali with several years of experience managing...

07 Jan 2014

Approach

We identify global best practices to solve local problems. 1. Investigate Every market is different, so every market demands a different approach. Our first step is to understand the energy challenges specific to a location and identify organizations that would be productive partners. 2. Refine Leveraging our team’s international experience and best practices from around the world, we drive innovative...

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