News tagged with generating electricity

Toward a networked energy future

February 1, 2050, is a good day for German electricity consumers. The breeze off the north coast is blowing so strongly that offshore wind farms and the wind turbines on land are running non-stop. Since it's a sunny day, ...

dateOct 29, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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Team improves solar-cell efficiency

New light has been shed on solar power generation using devices made with polymers, thanks to a collaboration between scientists in the University of Chicago's chemistry department, the Institute for Molecular Engineering, ...

dateSep 19, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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Harvesting energy from devices

If there's one thing nearly all modern technology has in common, it's heat. Whether it's your car, computer, television, or even refrigerator, they all generate large amounts of heat. And nearly all of it goes to waste.

dateJul 04, 2014 in General Physics
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Video: Cobalt oxide superlattice

These individual particles of cobalt oxide have been engineered to form a superlattice or 3D mesh structure to improve their chemical activity, explains Giorgio Divitini.

dateJun 23, 2014 in Nanophysics
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