Iron-based solar cells on track to becoming more efficient

An international study led from Lund University in Sweden shows that 30 percent of the energy in a certain type of light-absorbing iron molecule disappears in a previously unknown manner. By closing this loophole, the researchers ...

Sustainable pellet production saving lives

The world needs more efficient energy systems based on renewable raw material, an equation not easily solved. At Karlstad University, research and education are in progress to find sustainable energy systems, for instance, ...

Opinion: A 'cleanish' energy target gets us nowhere

It seems that the one certainty about any clean energy target set by the present government is that it will not drive sufficient progress towards a clean, affordable, reliable energy future. At best, it will provide a safety ...

Zeolite catalysts pave the road to decentral chemical processes

Fuel from waste? It is possible. But hitherto, converting organic waste to fuel has not been economically viable. Excessively high temperatures and too much energy are required. Using a novel catalyst concept, researchers ...

Constructing energy efficient schools for the future

The EU SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE project has devised innovative solutions and designs that will allow for the creation of a new generation of highly energy efficient school buildings.

Are electric vehicles really best option for greener driving?

Jaguar Land Rover has become the latest car manufacturer to announce its entry into the world's first fully electric racing series – the FIA Formula E World Championship. It is reported that the racing series will serve ...

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