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May 28, 2016

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May 28, 2016

Truck Turns Its Own Heat Into Power

May 24, 2016 — A 195-year-old discovery is behind a new system that will save vehicles hundreds of litres of fuel and reduce their carbon emissions by as much as 2 to 3 tonnes per ... read more

May 20, 2016 — A Finnish invention, a vertical axis Savonius wind turbine can be further improved shows a new study. Due to the mechanical modification of the rotor the power coefficient was shown to be increased ... read more

May 17, 2016 — Researchers have mapped the distribution of boron compounds in a model control rod, paving the way for determining re-criticality risk within the ... read more

Opinions on Fracking Linked to Political Persuasion, Says New Study

May 9, 2016 — A person's opinion on fracking can be predicted by their political ideology, according to a new study. The researchers found that politically conservative people are more likely to be in favour ... read more

Recovering Energy from Power Plants

Apr. 27, 2016 — Researchers are harnessing the energy of moving seawater that is being used to cool a power plant in ... read more

Americans Used Less Energy in 2015 According to Analysis

Apr. 19, 2016 — Americans used less energy overall in 2015 than the previous year, according to the most recent energy flow charts. Among the results, residential natural gas consumption fell by 0.5 quads in 2015 ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — To cut down on the environmental waste and provide storage for rural communities, researchers have proposed a model for recycling unspent lithium ion batteries into energy storage units for ... read more

Apr. 15, 2016 — By using a photoelectrode in which gold nanoparticles are loaded on an oxide semiconductor substrate, a research has worked to develop a method of artificial photosynthesis that may prove to be an ... read more

Apr. 11, 2016 — For the first time ever, researchers have connected nine biological-solar (bio-solar) cells into a bio-solar panel. Then they continuously produced electricity from the panel and generated the most ... read more

Scientists Pinpoint Solar Cell Manufacturing Process

Apr. 5, 2016 — Scientists have been able to pinpoint for the first time what happens during a key manufacturing process of silicon solar cells. The paste used in the manufacturing of the solar cells contains silver ... read more

Apr. 5, 2016 — Analysts have used detailed light detection and ranging data for 128 cities nationwide, along with improved data analysis methods and simulation tools, to update its estimate of total US technical ... read more

Apr. 4, 2016 — A system to generate electricity from coal with much greater efficiency has been designed by researchers, possibly reaching as much as twice the fuel-to-electricity efficiency of today's ... read more

Biotech Breakthrough: Sunlight Can Be Used to Produce Chemicals and Energy

Apr. 4, 2016 — A natural process that researchers describe as reverse photosynthesis has been discovered. In the process, the energy in solar rays breaks down, rather than builds plant material, as is the case with ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — Graphene layer could allow solar cells to generate power when it ... read more

Mar. 31, 2016 — Scientists study the most efficient way to conserve energy in hot and cold ... read more

Energy Recycling Heats Up

Mar. 30, 2016 — Scientists have developed a novel system that recovers energy normally lost in industrial ... read more

Mar. 30, 2016 — Part of the future of solar energy, especially for residential use, may be small'community-based' systems in which neighbors join together in the construction and use of solar systems to ... read more

Mar. 24, 2016 — With a combination of theory and clever, meticulous gel-making, scientists have developed a new type of catalyst that's three times better than the previous record-holder at splitting water into ... read more

Mar. 24, 2016 — Scientists have discovered that a highly promising group of materials known as hybrid lead halide perovskites can recycle light -- a finding that they believe could lead to large gains in the ... read more

Mar. 24, 2016 — Coal and gas-fired generation attracted less than half as much capacity investment as renewables last year; Renewables added more to global energy generation capacity than all other technologies ... read more

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