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Stanford researchers have discovered a way to use graphene-coated sulphur particles as a means of increasing the specific capacity of lithium batteries.
Date: 07/05/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
Engineers have found a way to produce thin film solar electronics using inexpensive inkjet printing technologies.
Date: 06/28/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Lithium ion battery technology, coupled with advancements in high-temperature superconducting materials could bring an all-electric airplane into reality in the near future.
Date: 06/28/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries, Transportation
Suntech Power's process for making solar cells leverages 20 year old technology to increase silicon solar cell efficiency by up to 20 percent.
Date: 06/27/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Graphite-based "heat spreaders" in cell phones could make it possible to build lighter car batteries with the same number of cells.
Date: 06/23/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
Tags: graphite
The latest Johnson Controls survey breaks down the major factors driving energy efficiency worldwide.
Date: 06/22/2011
Type: News
Technologies: General Information
Microinverter startup SolarBridge plans to change the way solar panels convert current.
Date: 06/20/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
New zinc battery technology shows promise for gridscale energy storage.
Date: 06/17/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
A GM-funded bus uses lithium titanate to charge batteries in 10 minutes.
Date: 06/16/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
UC Santa Barbara’s Institute for Energy Efficiency announces the release of a white paper which recommends improvements and actions needed to advance the development and adoption of integrated building control systems for energy efficiency.
Date: 06/14/2011
Type: News, Report

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