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Technological Breakthroughs in Clean Energy: What’s Next?

The development of new cutting-edge low-carbon technologies is a crucial part of an effective response to the global energy and climate challenge. The urgency of climate change requires new technological advances that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve sustainability of the energy system. While important progress has been made in developing clean energy solutions […]

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Tackling the World’s Energy Challenges: 7 Recent Innovations from the American National Laboratories

Needless to say that basic and applied research plays a crucial role in addressing world’s energy and environmental issues. Scientific research is a foundation for new innovations that could fundamentally change our energy system in its entirety. Hundreds of promising cleantech companies, including Aquion Energy, Bloom Energy, Ambri and Alphabet Energy were based on the […]

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5 European Research Projects Seeking to Recover 5 Critical Materials for Clean Energy

A large number of clean energy technologies, from wind turbines and energy-efficient lighting to electric vehicles and thin-film solar cells, are made with materials that have unique chemical and physical characteristics, including magnetic, catalytic and luminescent properties. In 2011 the U.S. Department of Energy has identified five rare-earth materials – neodymium, europium, terbium, dysprosium and […]

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Towards the Circular Economy: 30 European Research Projects in Resource Recovery and Recycling

During the 20th century, worldwide material consumption increased in eight times. By 2050, global resource use is expected to have tripled. Throughout its evolution, our industrial economy has been following a linear model. It means that the economy mostly consumes resources extracted from our natural environment (such as fossil fuels, aggregates, minerals and forest products), […]

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Scientific Breakthroughs that Will Accelerate Global Transition to Clean & Sustainable Energy

Basic research has played and continues to play a central role in the evolution of the energy sector. Historically, fundamental science has driven the development of new innovative technologies that have enabled disruptive changes in industries, economies and societies. In order to achieve the goal of global transition to sustainable and low-carbon energy, we need […]

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European Research Projects in Thermoelectric Materials, Which Can Open New Opportunities for Waste Heat Recovery

According to ‘’Waste Heat Recovery : Technologies and Opportunities in U.S. Industry’’ report published by the U.S. Department of Energy, 20 to 50% of all energy input in the U.S. industrial sector is lost as waste heat in the form of hot exhaust gases, cooling water, and heat lost from hot equipment surfaces and heated […]

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10 Promising European Cleantech Research Projects

Clean technologies are one of the central topics in the European scientific community. There is a strong government support of research projects in clean technologies, energy efficiency and renewable energy in Europe. For this reason, we can observe a large number of innovative technologies that have emerged recently in these spheres. Here are 10 cleantech […]

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