News tagged with energy efficiency

Six climate change solutions we can all agree on

In the U.S., few issues seem to be as divisive as climate change. Although the science is unequivocal, political polarization has taken climate change hostage. Fortunately, there are solutions that people on both sides of ...

dateSep 22, 2017 in Environment
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A solar cell you can put in the wash

Scientists from RIKEN and the University of Tokyo have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and waterproof films, which can continue to provide electricity from sunlight ...

dateSep 18, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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More coal doesn't equal more peak power

The proposed closure date for Liddell, AGL's ancient and unreliable coal power station, is five years and probably two elections away. While AGL has asked for 90 days to come up with a plan to deliver equivalent power into ...

dateSep 13, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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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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