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Innovative Batteries With Potential of Low Cost, & More efficient Solar Energy

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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Innovative Batteries With Potential of Low Cost, & More efficient Solar Energy

A new type of battery with the potential of increasing the efficiency and cutting the costs of solar power was unveiled thanks to collaboration between the University of Southampton and lithium battery; technology company REAP systems. The latter is the sponsor of the research project which is Led by Yue Wu, a MSc Sustainable Energy [...]

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An Advanced Solar Powered Spacecraft – Juno Mission (Going to Jupiter – NASA)

Thursday, August 4, 2011

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An Advanced Solar Powered Spacecraft – Juno Mission (Going to Jupiter – NASA)

The NASA Juno Spacecraft is travelling towards Jupiter with an innovative source of energy – solar power – It is currently the most mechanically advanced space travel-craft – fuelled by sunlight. In contrast to other spacecrafts using nuclear generators, Juno is designed with three wide solar wings, which fuels the whole spacecraft. The spacecraft will [...]

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Batteries’ Affordability Is The Answer To More Wind and Solar Power Deployment

Saturday, March 19, 2011

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Batteries’ Affordability Is The Answer To More Wind and Solar Power Deployment

On March 4, a new published report by Chemical Reviews journal stated that advanced batteries utilized by the energy grid for wind and sun power storage should be dependable, long-lasting and non-toxic. However, the major key to a more expansive distribution is the batteries’ affordability. At present, this report is one of the most extensive [...]

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Plug-in electric hybrid Cars – Cost Efficient and Environmentally Friendly

Sunday, February 6, 2011

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Plug-in electric hybrid Cars – Cost Efficient and Environmentally Friendly

New modern plug-in electric hybrid vehicles are similar to conventional cars such as Toyota Prius and Lexus. The only difference is the size of the batteries used in these modern cars. In addition, these batteries are more expensive. They have an advanced system which even allows re-charging to be done at a parking. This would [...]

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Electric Vehicles – Some Formulas For Charging Batteries

Thursday, February 3, 2011

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Electric Vehicles – Some Formulas For Charging Batteries

There is really progress going on in the field of electric engines. Electric engines are already four times better than internal combustion engines. The technology to bring pure plug-in electric vehicles to the road does already exist. The only restrain is the presence of efficient battery solutions; batteries allowing recharging to be done at an [...]

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Wind Energy’s Greatest Concern; Intermittency

Monday, January 31, 2011

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Wind Energy’s Greatest Concern; Intermittency

The greatest problem of wind energy is intermittency. However, operators and manufactures are finding a multiple of solutions to unravel this bottleneck. European Manufactures of wind turbines are saying that the answer to the intermittency of wind energy might be found in our garage. The electricity car batteries could one day store excess wind energy. [...]

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The Intermittence of Renewable Energy: Smart Grid Is the Solution

Friday, December 3, 2010

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The Intermittence of Renewable Energy: Smart Grid Is the Solution

The intermittence of renewable energy sources like solar and wind energy is definitely a problem. This article explores some potential ways to fix it. Alternative sources of energy like wind and solar have a variability problem. The wind does not always blow, and the sun doesn’t always shine through clouds. The problem of its reliability [...]

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Power Grids Of The Future Won’t Waste Energy

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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Power Grids Of The Future Won’t Waste Energy

During energy transmission lots of electricity is lost. For wind energy, generated in the North Sea or regional wind, solar, and bio-gas power plants to reach consumers, there is a long transmission line required. In this journey, lots of energy is lost. Nevertheless, new electronic components are providing a solution. Electricity flows very similarly to [...]

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Storage Technology: An Energy Management Device For Home Use

Saturday, November 6, 2010

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Storage Technology: An Energy Management Device For Home Use

Clean Power Solution has introduced an energy management device. The technology helps to store energy to be used on the place instead of pushing excess production of clean energy to UK’s National Grid. It is called the EMMA device. It is a technology that regulates the electricity that can be produced through photovoltaic panels as [...]

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Fuel Cell Efficiency Advancing To Support Personalized Energy Systems

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

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Fuel Cell Efficiency Advancing To Support Personalized Energy Systems

Individualized energy systems are becoming increasingly common. Homes and small business do nowadays generate their own energy for powering cars, cooling and/or heating. Recently, this era of personalized energy systems took another twist as scientists identified an effective catalyst in the system. During the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, at Boston, the [...]

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