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CRDF Global is seeking female researchers in the U.S. to attend an event in Doha, Qatar, where they will meet with female Qatari graduate students in the natural sciences/engineering. The event is co-sponsored by the Qatar National Research Foundation.
Date: 08/24/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Materials
Scientists from the American Chemical Society are developing a unique, "green" antenna that could potentially double the efficiencies of certain kinds of solar cells and make them more affordable.
Date: 08/18/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
On Tuesday, the Advanced Energy Economy Institute released a report that calls for California regulators to consider entirely new ways for its major utilities to invest in and operate a distributed energy resource-rich grid, and how to get paid for it.
Date: 08/11/2015
Type: News
Researchers at the University of Manchester in the U.K.,in collaboration with the company European Thermodynamics Ltd., have called upon graphene to make thermoelectric materials more useful.
Date: 08/10/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Thermoelectrics
Luminous white lasers look to be the future in lighting and Li-Fi, or light-based wireless communication, in being more energy efficient than LED's.
Date: 08/06/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Photonics
Researchers at Ohio State University have reached a new milestone with their solar air battery by achieving a 20 percent energy savings over traditional lithium-iodine batteries.
Date: 08/04/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Hundreds of businesses including eBay and Nestle back federal rules to cut emissions and encourage a switch away from coal to renewable energy.
Date: 08/03/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy announced that their TRANSNET project teams will design new software systems that provide travelers information about energy-efficient transportation options to reach their destinations.
Date: 07/30/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Transportation
Over a dozen US companies are investing up to $140 billion in tackling climate change by using energy efficient technology.
Date: 07/28/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
The sixth of nine new manufacturing institutes brings $610 million in public-private investment to next-generation photonics manufacturing, fostering American manufacturing innovation to transform digital communications and high-performance computing
Date: 07/27/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Photonics

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