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Novel approach to store carbon

Novel approach to store carbon

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has not been too successful to date for all its promises. Many are sceptical it will ever be a viable approach. Marianne Holmer, Professor of Biology and the University of Southern Denmark discusses in an article on The Conversation website about using seagrass in storage. This is definitely the first … Continue reading

Silicon-based solar cells close to their maximum theoretical efficiency

Silicon-based solar cells close to their maximum theoretical efficiency

Sam Davis writes on the Power Electronics website about the use of silicon-perovskite to boost solar-cell efficiency. After decades of research and investment, silicon-based solar cells are close to their maximum theoretical efficiency. Will perovskite be the go-to material solution?   Scientists Use Silicon-Perovskite to Boost Solar-Cell Efficiency Scientists on both sides of the Atlantic … Continue reading

Milestone in Europe in the development of a new generation of flexible, modular and energy efficient supercomputers

Milestone in Europe in the development of a new generation of flexible, modular and energy efficient supercomputers

Christoph Hammerschmidt writes on the EE News Europe website about a new innovative supercomputer that is helping Europe catch up with other global developments.   European supercomputer shines with energy efficiency Europe is catching up in developing innovative supercomputer architectures. One example of this is the new high-performance computer that is currently being launched at … Continue reading

Harvesting kinetic energy

Harvesting kinetic energy

We are always looking for new innovations that will have an important impact in our energy transition. Kitty Knowles writes on the Forbes website about the efforts of Laurence Kemball-Cook to produce electricity as we pound our local pavement.   The Tesla Of Smart Cities? Pavegen’s On A £5m Mission To Supercharge Your Sidewalks Laurence … Continue reading