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The Estádio de Pituacu is the first football stadium in Latin America to install solar panels
Date: 08/26/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Researchers at UCLA are on their way to developing the first OLED display screens that can stretch, shrink and fold.
Date: 08/26/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
MicroGen Systems is developing low-cost, energy-harvesting chips that convert mechanical energy into electricity from environmental vibrations
Date: 08/25/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
New, high-energy batteries that can withstand harsh environments developed using nanotube-based supercapacitors at Rice University.
Date: 08/23/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Storage
SunPower has partnered with the California School Boards Association to bring solar power to more than ninety schools across the state
Date: 08/21/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Researches at IBM have developed two chip prototypes that intertwine computational power with memory, similar to the how the human brain functions. Not only can these chips take on novel tasks, they require a fraction of the electricity and computing power of conventional computers.
Date: 08/18/2011
Type: News
First Solar has set the new conversion efficiency record for cadmium telluride solar cells with it's new test models constructed using commercial-scale manufacturing equipment and materials.
Date: 07/26/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Nanotubes
Researchers at Rice University have improved on a method for making pure nanotubes called amplification that could allow them to turn a nanogram of pure carbon nanotubes into much more.
Date: 07/21/2011
Type: News
Chipmaker Applied Materials claims that the most effective way of producing the next generation of 22-nanometer transistors is through the process of atomic-layer deposition or ALD.
Date: 07/14/2011
Type: News
Chinese startup Wuhe is increasing the conductivity of lithium-iron phosphate by milling it into extremely fine nanoscale powders. This could cut battery-cell manufacturing costs by 10 percent.
Date: 07/12/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries

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