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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

Role of graphene in improving energy efficiency

Role of graphene in improving energy efficiency

We are always looking at new technical innovations to improve energy efficiency. An article on the Wall Street Pit website describes how researchers are looking at graphene to play an increasingly important role.   Energy-Saving Graphene Computers with 1,000x Speed and Efficiency Graphene is the strongest and lightest material in existence, with an amazing tensile … Continue reading