News tagged with efficiency gains

Labs to investigate new approach to engines

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory is working with Achates Power, Inc., and Delphi Automotive to develop an innovative new engine that could yield efficiency gains of up to 50 percent over ...

dateFeb 16, 2016 in Engineering
shares54 comments 6

Finding ways to feed pigs for less

Results of a preliminary experiment conducted at the University of Illinois indicate that it may be possible to select pigs that can make efficient use of energy in less expensive feed ingredients, thus reducing diet costs.

dateJun 07, 2012 in Plants & Animals
shares0 comments 2

Double solar world record

(PhysOrg.com) -- A world record double by UNSW solar cell researchers promises to make solar power more affordable, with world-beating new technology delivering substantial efficiency gains at minimal extra cost.

dateJul 07, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
shares0 comments 24