News tagged with efficiency gains

Splitting water for the cost of a nickel

A technique to create a material for cost-effective water electrolysis uses a simple chemical method for preparing nickel-based anodes to improve the oxygen-evolution reaction. Efficiency gains like this one developed by ...

dateJul 03, 2017 in Materials Science
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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
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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
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