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Brown liquor and solar cells to provide sustainable electricity

A breakthrough for inexpensive electricity from solar cells, and a massive investment in wind power, will mean a need to store energy in an intelligent way. According to research at Linköping University, published in Science, batteries of biological waste products from pulp mills could provide the solution. read more
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Breakthrough in electricity storage: New large and powerful redox flow battery

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

More and more electricity is being generated from intermittent sources of power, such as solar and wind energy. Powerful electric energy storage devices are necessary to level out corresponding irregularities in the power supply. Sc... Read Post

Bringing clean energy a step closer

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (12 hours ago)

Researchers have made an inexpensive metal-free catalyst that performs as well as costly metal catalysts at speeding the oxygen reduction reaction in an acidic fuel cell, and is more durable. The catalyst is made of sheets of nitrog... Read Post

Wireless device converts 'lost' energy into electric power: Metamaterial cells provide electric power as efficiently as solar panels

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (last year)

Using inexpensive materials configured and tuned to capture microwave signals, researchers have designed a power-harvesting device with efficiency similar to that of modern solar panels. Read Post

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