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Pilot Project for Electric Cargo Bikes in Germany

By DLR The project targets influencers and is intended to raise awareness for cargo bikes as a green alternative to the use of motorised vehicles. The post Pilot Project for Electric Cargo Bikes in Germany appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

UK Only Has a Decade of Oil and Gas Reserves Left

By University of Edinburgh If the study’s predictions are correct, the UK will soon have to import all the oil and gas it needs, researchers warn. The post UK Only Has a Decade of Oil and Gas Reserves Left appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal…

NREL Investigates Coatings Needed for Concentrating Solar Power

By U.S. DOE Concentrating Solar Power plants with low-cost thermal storage enable facilities to deliver electricity whenever it is needed, helping to support grid reliability. The post NREL Investigates Coatings Needed for Concentrating Solar Power appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Developing Advanced Lithium-Ion and Metal-Air Batteries

By University of Central Florida All batteries eventually begin degrading after they’ve been drained and recharged over and over again. The post Developing Advanced Lithium-Ion and Metal-Air Batteries appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Real-Time Super Lab Will Re-Route Electricity Over Vast Distances

By Colorado State University Researchers will convene at Idaho National Laboratory for a live demonstration of the Real-Time Super Lab concept, which shows how electricity can be rerouted across vast distances to address disruptions. The post Real-Time Super Lab Will Re-Route Electricity Over Vast Distances appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here…

Smart Road Surfaces That Generate Electricity From Passing Traffic

By Lancaster University The system we develop will then convert this mechanical energy into electric energy to power things such as street lamps, traffic lights and electric car charging points. The post Smart Road Surfaces That Generate Electricity From Passing Traffic appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Wearable Solar Cells You Put in the Wash

By Riken The work, published in Nature Energy, could open the way to wearable solar cells, which will provide power to devices such as health monitors incorporated into clothing. The post Wearable Solar Cells You Put in the Wash appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal…

Why do Lithium-Ion Batteries Sometimes Explode?

By American Chemical Society Lithium-ion batteries have become a ubiquitous part of the digital revolution, but not without a serious setback. The post Why do Lithium-Ion Batteries Sometimes Explode? appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Producing Hydrogen Fuel From Urine

By U.S. Army Research Laboratory Hydrogen, the most plentiful element in the universe, has the potential to power fuel cells and provide energy to future Soldiers. The post Producing Hydrogen Fuel From Urine appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Scientists Make Methanol Using The Air Around Us

By Cardiff University Scientists at Cardiff University have created methanol from methane using oxygen from the air. The post Scientists Make Methanol Using The Air Around Us appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Proterra Sells Second Fleet of Electric Buses to Clemson Area Transit

By Press Release Proterra, the innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that Clemson Area Transit (CATbus) has purchased ten 40′ Proterra Catalyst E2 buses and related charging infrastructure. The post Proterra Sells Second Fleet of Electric Buses to Clemson Area Transit appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

OXIS and NASA Join Forces for Development of Lithium Sulfur Cells

By NASA …it will help NASA to improve its understanding of the capabilities of Lithium Sulfur technology and OXIS to develop pouch cells meeting NASA’s long term battery requirements. The post OXIS and NASA Join Forces for Development of Lithium Sulfur Cells appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great…

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