Researchers at the University of Essex in the UK have pioneered a new production method for heterostructure devices, based on two-dimensional (2D) materials like graphene.
3 days ago by Luke James
Multiple companies have announced new SiC MOSFETs—indicating growing popularity in the device and a promising future for solar and EV applications.
June 20, 2020 by Jake Hertz
In the electronics space, organic solar cells may find a range of useful applications, particularly in the development of wearable devices.
June 19, 2020 by Luke James
Why underwater? The reason is actually quite practical: cooling.
June 18, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Many drivers are reticent to invest in electric vehicles because of the scarcity of charging stations. But some companies are getting creative with urban charging methods.
June 04, 2020 by Steve Arar
Hydrogen could be one step closer to becoming a viable storage medium for excess renewable energy as Duke University researchers reportedly enhance the efficiency and affordability of electrolysis.
June 03, 2020 by Luke James
Researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have reportedly found a way to treat cheap electrode materials and improve their properties during electrolysis.
May 26, 2020 by Luke James
Researchers at the University of Surrey have developed a new “ground-breaking” supercapacitor technology and claim that it brings the world a “step closer” to clean energy storage.
May 23, 2020 by Luke James
A Google subsidiary, Loon, is sending solar-powered balloons twelve miles into the stratosphere to beam LTE down to sparsely-populated or disaster-struck regions.
May 18, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
A research team from the University of Groningen says that transporting energy through a single molecular nanowire is superior to transporting it through bundles.
May 17, 2020 by Luke James
Artificial intelligence is becoming more commonplace in electronic devices, but many of its applications require lots of energy.
May 14, 2020 by Luke James
The materials in solar photovoltaic panels can be toxic when improperly disposed of. Are alternative materials any better?
May 11, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
How exactly does the UK plan to ban new diesel and petrol car sales by 2035? The VIGIL project is a start.
May 04, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
England recently reported a record-setting 9.68 GW of solar power generation. New solar technology seeks to keep these levels high—even after government lock-downs lift.
April 23, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
A battery designed by researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) could be used to resolve the issues facing large-scale renewable energy storage make it inefficient.
April 14, 2020 by Luke James
A research team from the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) School of Engineering is redesigning how electricity is distributed within power grids.
March 29, 2020 by Luke James
The secret sauce? Renesas' silicon-on-thin-buried-oxide (SOTB) process technology.
March 19, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Scientists from the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) have created a layered, low-cost solar cell technology that exhibits some of the highest levels of power-conversion efficiency to date.
March 14, 2020 by Luke James
Global warming alone could push Chicago to generate 12% more electricity for each person each summer month by 2030.
March 13, 2020 by Luke James
There's plenty of buzz about SiC for electric vehicles. How is the wide-bandgap semiconductor pushing innovations in solar power, though?
March 11, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
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