alternative energy

Solar Technology leaps forward

Alternative photovoltaic discoveries advance solar technology towards widespread application....

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Electrical Chaos

An international team of physicists has demonstrated that chaos can beat order - at least as far as light storage is concerned....

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Roundtable discussions begin on bioenergy crops

Bioenergy crops, such as Miscanthus and switchgrass, appear to be promising resources for renewable energy, but how to measure sustainability impacts....

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Waste Sulphur into Plastic

A new, simple and useful chemical process to convert waste sulphur into a useful plastic...

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Butanol : Alternative Fuel Source

You could fuel a car on pure butanol and it would run absolutely fine. That's the basis for butanol's emerging reputation as 'the gasoline of the future.'" - Dr Wass...

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Nanowire Solar Cells

A single nanowire can concentrate the sunlight up to 15 times of the normal sun light intensity increasing the potential for highly efficient solar cells....

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Fat worms confirm biofuel experiment

Fat worms confirm that researchers from Michigan State University have successfully engineered a (biofuel) plant with oily leaves...

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Poo Power – Energy from Excrement

Energy from excrement: Scientists have invented a new toilet system that will turn human waste into electricity...

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