Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

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Renewables and Nuclear Must Triple to Save Climate, Says UN

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

Renewables and Nuclear Must Triple to Save Climate, Says UN The world needs to triple the energy it gets from nuclear reactors, renewables and power[...]
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Thermoelectric Generator on Glass Fabric for Wearable Gadgets

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

Thermoelectric Generator on Glass Fabric for Wearable Gadgets Wearable devices have been hailed as the next generation of mobile gadgets. But, for electronics to be[...]
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U.S. Navy Converts Seawater into Jet Fuel

Posted on April 11th, 2014 by

U.S. Navy Converts Seawater into Jet Fuel Researchers at the Unites States’ Naval Research Laboratory had found a way to extract carbon dioxide and hydrogen[...]
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Cheaper and Better Performing Lithium-Ion Batteries Created

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

Cheaper and Better Performing Lithium-Ion Batteries Created Researchers at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering have improved the performance and capacity of[...]
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Fuel Cell Boom Stymied by Need for Platinum, GE Says

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

Fuel Cell Boom Stymied by Need for Platinum, GE Says General Electric Co. determines that the fuel cell technology is hampered because of its dependence[...]
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FERC Approves License for Revolutionary Tidal Energy Project

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

FERC Approves License for Revolutionary Tidal Energy Project The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently issued a 10-year license to Public Utility District No.1 of Snohomish[...]
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MIT’s Liquid Metal Technology to Reshape Battery Industry

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by

MIT’s Liquid Metal Technology to Reshape Battery Industry Ambri Inc., a startup founded by MIT researchers, is working to make liquid metal batteries into a[...]
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Report Reveals Lagging US Climate Change Legislation

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by

Report Reveals Lagging US Climate Change Legislation An audit made by the GLOBE Climate Legislation Study reports that out of 66 countries representing 88% of[...]
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Offshore Wind Turbines May Weaken Oncoming Hurricanes

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 by

Offshore Wind Turbines May Weaken Oncoming Hurricanes New research by Stanford University and the University of Delaware claims that an army of offshore wind turbines[...]
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DOE Awarding $3M to Geo Energy Systems with Capability of Extracting Rare Earth Elements

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

DOE Awarding $3M to Geo Energy Systems with Capability of Extracting Rare Earth Elements The US Department of Energy is offering up to $3 million[...]
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SunEdison Ponders on Massive PV Factory in Saudi

Posted on February 7th, 2014 by

SunEdison Ponders on Massive PV Factory in Saudi SunEdison is currently deliberating whether to develop a massive 3-GW vertically-integrated solar PV manufacturing plant in Saudi[...]
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Scientists Develop First Single-Molecule LED

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by

Scientists Develop First Single-Molecule LED The ultimate obstacle in miniaturizing light emitting diodes has now been overcome as a team led by the institute de[...]
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Solar Jobs in US Grows Ten Times Faster than National Average Employment

Posted on January 28th, 2014 by

Solar Jobs in US Grows Ten Times Faster than National Average Employment  The Solar Foundation, a non-profit organization seeking further understanding of solar energy through[...]
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Sugar-Fueled Bio-Battery Battery With Unmatched Energy Density Created

Posted on January 24th, 2014 by

Sugar-Fueled Bio-Battery Battery With Unmatched Energy Density Created A research team from Virginia Tech says that their new sugar battery posses unmatched energy density that[...]
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Hot Nanotubes Aid Solar Panels Harness More Energy

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by

  Hot Nanotubes Aid Solar Panels Harness More Energy Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists are testing solar cells with a layer of carbon nanotubes that[...]
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BP Energy Outlook Sees Emissions Rising 29% by 2035

Posted on January 21st, 2014 by

BP Energy Outlook Sees Emissions Rising 29% by 2035 BP Energy released their BP Energy Outlook last week, detailing worldwide energy demand for the coming[...]