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Lithium-air batteries can store energy for cars, houses and industry

15 February, 2019
Science Daily
Growth in the offer of renewable energy sources will mean increased demand for devices optimal for energy storing.

Chemical data mining boosts search for new organic semiconductors

14 February, 2019
Science Daily
Organic semiconductors are lightweight, flexible and easy to manufacture. But they often fail to meet expectations regarding efficiency and stability. Researchers are now deploying data mining approaches to identify promising organic compounds for the electronics of the future.

High-speed surveillance in solar cells catches recombination red-handed

14 February, 2019
Science Daily
Using synchronized lasers pulses, researchers developed a new method of electrostatic force microscopy that can record movies with frames as fast as 300 nanoseconds. This is fast enough to watch electrons move inside solar cells, which can lead to more efficient solar power devices.

Spacecraft measurements reveal mechanism of solar wind heating

14 February, 2019
Science Daily
A new study describes the first direct measurement of how energy is transferred from the chaotic electromagnetic fields in space to the particles that make up the solar wind, leading to the heating of interplanetary space.

Solar power for UN refugee camp in Jordan

2 January, 2018
Solar News
The largest solar plant ever built in a refugee camp went live in Jordan, providing clean and much-needed additional power to 80,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan’s Za’atari camp.

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