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Paper characterizes essential reaction for renewable energy fuel cells

10:48 a.m., Jan. 8, 2015–A University of Delaware research team is considering the important question of what it will take to create an affordable emissions-free car. Yushan Yan leads a UD research team studying the important question of what it

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Paper characterizes essential reaction for renewable energy fuel cells

10:48 a.m., Jan. 8, 2015–A University of Delaware research team is considering the important question of what it will take to create an affordable emissions-free car. Yushan Yan leads a UD research team studying the important question of what it

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Protons fuel graphene prospects

26 Nov 2014 Graphene, impermeable to all gases and liquids, can easily allow protons to pass through it, University of Manchester researchers have found. Published in the journal Nature, the discovery could revolutionise fuel cells and other hydrogen-based technologies as

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Protons fuel graphene prospects

26 Nov 2014 Graphene, impermeable to all gases and liquids, can easily allow protons to pass through it, University of Manchester researchers have found. Published in the journal Nature, the discovery could revolutionise fuel cells and other hydrogen-based technologies as

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World’s largest solar power plant gets second chance in Tunisia

Fresh plans have been announced for the construction of a 100-square-kilometre solar power plant in the Tunisian desert to produce electricity for Europe. Solar export from North Africa to Europe_2013 The backers of the TuNur concentrated solar power (CSP) facility say

TuNur Render_Power Block

World’s largest solar power plant gets second chance in Tunisia

Fresh plans have been announced for the construction of a 100-square-kilometre solar power plant in the Tunisian desert to produce electricity for Europe. Solar export from North Africa to Europe_2013 The backers of the TuNur concentrated solar power (CSP) facility say

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Airbus and South Africa’s National Aerospace Centre to jointly fund research by Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) into the application of fuel cells on airliners.

A new chapter has been opened in the quest to make commercial air transport more environmentally and economically sustainable, with the agreement by Airbus and South Africa’s National Aerospace Centre to jointly fund research by Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) into

Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) Systems Competence Centre:

Airbus and South Africa’s National Aerospace Centre to jointly fund research by Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) into the application of fuel cells on airliners.

A new chapter has been opened in the quest to make commercial air transport more environmentally and economically sustainable, with the agreement by Airbus and South Africa’s National Aerospace Centre to jointly fund research by Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) into

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UNSW researchers set world record in solar energy efficiency

UNSW researchers set world record in solar energy efficiency 08 December 2014 UNSW’s solar researchers have converted over 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity, the highest efficiency ever reported. The world-beating efficiency was achieved in outdoor

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UNSW researchers set world record in solar energy efficiency

UNSW researchers set world record in solar energy efficiency 08 December 2014 UNSW’s solar researchers have converted over 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity, the highest efficiency ever reported. The world-beating efficiency was achieved in outdoor

Phinergy’s metal-air battery could eliminate EV range anxiety

  By Darren Quick   Phinergy’s demonstration vehicle boasts a range of over 1,000 miles (1,609 km) using metal-air battery technology Image Gallery (3 images)   Israel-based company Phinergy claims to have developed metal-air battery technology that promises to end the range

Phinergy’s metal-air battery could eliminate EV range anxiety

  By Darren Quick   Phinergy’s demonstration vehicle boasts a range of over 1,000 miles (1,609 km) using metal-air battery technology Image Gallery (3 images)   Israel-based company Phinergy claims to have developed metal-air battery technology that promises to end the range

Self-healing “artificial leaf” produces energy from dirty water

By Darren Quick   The ‘artificial leaf’ created by Daniel G. Nocera, Ph.D. and his team now has self-healing capabilities (Photo: Dominick Reuter) The 2013 Passat TDI – www.vw.com/PassatTDI See How Affordable Premium Features Can Be. Build Your Own Passat Today Ads by

Self-healing “artificial leaf” produces energy from dirty water

By Darren Quick   The ‘artificial leaf’ created by Daniel G. Nocera, Ph.D. and his team now has self-healing capabilities (Photo: Dominick Reuter) The 2013 Passat TDI – www.vw.com/PassatTDI See How Affordable Premium Features Can Be. Build Your Own Passat Today Ads by

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Sol Voltaics a Swedish Nanotech Startup Sees Space Material Improving Solar

 PT Oxford Scientific via Getty Images 3D Atomic Force Micrograph of the surface of molecular beam epitaxy-grown gallium arsenide. Sol Voltaics AB, a Swedish startup backed by the founder of Norway’s Renewable Energy Corp. ASA, is developing a material based on

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Sol Voltaics a Swedish Nanotech Startup Sees Space Material Improving Solar

 PT Oxford Scientific via Getty Images 3D Atomic Force Micrograph of the surface of molecular beam epitaxy-grown gallium arsenide. Sol Voltaics AB, a Swedish startup backed by the founder of Norway’s Renewable Energy Corp. ASA, is developing a material based on

This Material Will Power the Future — If Somebody Can Profit From It

BY LEE BRUNO   Dr. Rahul R. Nair from the University of Manchester shows a 1-micron-thick graphene oxide film. Photo: University of Manchester It was a Friday evening at the University of Manchester and scientists Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov

This Material Will Power the Future — If Somebody Can Profit From It

BY LEE BRUNO   Dr. Rahul R. Nair from the University of Manchester shows a 1-micron-thick graphene oxide film. Photo: University of Manchester It was a Friday evening at the University of Manchester and scientists Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov

Next-gen biofuels making slow, slow, slow progress in 2013

  by Katie Fehrenbacher SUMMARY:Companies that are still looking to produce biofuels from plant waste (and not corn) are making slow, but steady progress on milestones in 2013. tweet this In the time it takes to scale up the production of

Next-gen biofuels making slow, slow, slow progress in 2013

  by Katie Fehrenbacher SUMMARY:Companies that are still looking to produce biofuels from plant waste (and not corn) are making slow, but steady progress on milestones in 2013. tweet this In the time it takes to scale up the production of

Bill Gates, investors, back sodium battery startup Aquion Energy

  by Katie Fehrenbacher SUMMARY:Battery startup Aquion Energy is raising another round of $35 million from Bill Gates and other new and existing investors. The company has been planning to build a factory in Pennsylvania that can produce its low cost

Bill Gates, investors, back sodium battery startup Aquion Energy

  by Katie Fehrenbacher SUMMARY:Battery startup Aquion Energy is raising another round of $35 million from Bill Gates and other new and existing investors. The company has been planning to build a factory in Pennsylvania that can produce its low cost

Kleiner Perkins backs energy comparison startup Choose Energy

  by Katie Fehrenbacher SUMMARY:A startup called Choose Energy is offering consumers a comparison shopping site for electricity in deregulated markets, and is building tools to help retail energy providers acquire customers. The company raised a series A round from Kleiner

Kleiner Perkins backs energy comparison startup Choose Energy

  by Katie Fehrenbacher SUMMARY:A startup called Choose Energy is offering consumers a comparison shopping site for electricity in deregulated markets, and is building tools to help retail energy providers acquire customers. The company raised a series A round from Kleiner