News tagged with hybrid systems

Research makes desalination easier to swallow

"We live in one of the driest places on earth, and so the opportunity to create new sources of water for the Australian community is incredibly important," said Professor Saravanamuth Vigneswaran, Director ...

Sep 22, 2011
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Hybrid solar system makes rooftop hydrogen

While roofs across the world sport photovoltaic solar panels to convert sunlight into electricity, a Duke University engineer believes a novel hybrid system can wring even more useful energy out of the sun's ...

Aug 09, 2011
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Green jobs grow slowly

Last year, Randy Hagen, president of Solar Skies Mfg in Starbuck, Minn., laid off four of his 14 workers after orders stalled for the rooftop solar collectors he makes. Government rebates promised last year under the Obama ...

Jan 22, 2010
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Hybrid systems get strengthened through diversity

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our everyday work and home lives are becoming increasingly dependent on complex computerised networks with built-in control systems. European researchers are working to make the controls more ...

Jan 11, 2010
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