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Scientists develop new model for second-generation biofuels

Researchers at Princeton University and the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center have developed a model to map out the supply chain for second-generation biofuels...

Scientists achieve 44% efficiency in converting heat to electricity for renewable energy storage

Researchers at the University of Michigan have made a significant breakthrough in converting heat into electricity, achieving an impressive 44% efficiency. This advancement brings us...

Electric cars: Swappable batteries could be the way to revive flagging sales

The rate of adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in western countries continues to wane. In the UK, EVs' market share of all new cars for...

Columbia study unlocks secrets to safer, more powerful lithium batteries

A team of researchers from Columbia Engineering has discovered how to use nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy to design safer and better-performing lithium metal...

Scientists develop next-generation semi-permanent battery

Researchers have developed a next-generation semi-permanent battery that doesn't need recharging. This new technology, known as dual-site radioactive isotope dye-sensitized betavoltaic cells, was created by...

Scientists pioneer new solar-powered liquid fuels: A step towards a greener future

Researchers at Yale University are making exciting strides in developing solar-powered liquid fuels, a sustainable energy solution activated by sunlight. Their work is part of...

Scientists create breakthrough self-assembled layers to boost perovskite solar cells

Researchers from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) in Lithuania have made an exciting advancement in solar cell technology. Building on their previous success with record-breaking...

Copper shortage threatens U.S. renewable energy goals

A recent study by the University of Michigan reveals that copper cannot be mined quickly enough to meet U.S. goals for transitioning to renewable...

Scientists harness the solar power to generate heat above 1,000°C

Researchers in Switzerland have found a way to use solar power instead of fossil fuels to generate heat above 1,000°C, which could revolutionize industries...

New eco-friendly battery could bring power to low-income countries

Researchers at Linköping University in Sweden have developed a new, eco-friendly battery made from zinc and lignin that can be used over 8,000 times. This...