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A new source of clean energy: osmotic power

In a study newly published in Nature, researchers introduce a new source of clean energy: osmotic power (blue energy), or the power generated when...
sodium-ion batteries

Scientists developed advanced high-energy sodium-ion batteries

The large consumption of non-renewable resources has pushed the current fossil-fuel-based economy to be at serious risk. One solution is to use renewable energy...
solar PV panels

Solar PV panels coupled with lead-acid batteries can strongly increase electricity self-sufficiency

Nowadays, more and more people use solar PV panels and energy storage systems at home to support household electricity use. This is in line...
battery

A novel method of battery pack inconsistency and state-of-charge estimation

The lithium-ion battery has been widely used in distribution energy system and electric vehicles as its features of high density, long cycle, low self-discharge...
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How to use Li-ion batteries safely

More and more people are using electric vehicles and green energy sources (solar, wind or geothermal heat) nowadays. These techniques can help solve the...
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Scientists develop a new catalyst to enhance Li-air battery function

Lithium-air battery, Li-air battery for short, is a renewable energy source. It is considered to play an important role in energy storage to meet...
solar thermal electrochemical process

Turning greenhouse gas into car batteries: a new technique developed by scientists

Greenhouse gas, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), is the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effect. Greenhouse effect can rise global temperature, cause destructive floods,...
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Sugar alcohols: the new possible way to store solar and wind energy

As renewable energy is more and more important in the world energy supply, how to effectively store the energy is a critical issue. Recently, scientists...
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Scientists find a new way to produce metals, which can reduce energy use and...

Traditionally, metals are produced via heat. In a high temperature, metals like silver, iron, copper, and other base metals are produced from their ores. Metal...
wind turbine

Wind energy costs may decrease by 40% in 2030, say wind energy experts

Renewable energy, such as solar and wind energy, has become more and more important in the global energy supply. However, its long-term contribution depends on...