Renewable energy

An energy-efficient method for capturing and converting carbon dioxide

Capture carbon dioxide with MIT's electrochemical device for renewable electricity.

Bifacial solar cells could produce more energy at lower costs

The technology has the potential to outperform its monofacial counterparts.

Harvesting large-scale raindrop energy using solar panel technology

Paving a potential industrial approach for effectively harvesting raindrop energy at a large scale.

A new understanding of catalysis at the atomic level may lead to significant energy savings

Catalytic reactions work at the atomic scale.

Extracting rare elements and minerals from wastewater for renewable energy

Study describes ways in which environmental biotechnologies will help society achieves sustainability goals.

An innovative tech to generate renewable energy and capture carbon

An innovative method that could solve two wicked problems of climate change.

Electric Vehicles Provide Lower Carbon Emissions Through Additional Channels

Electric vehicles dominate when indirect supply chain emissions are accounted for.

New type of transistor perform at substantially improved efficiencies

New nanotransistors keep their cool at high voltages.

A methodology to better incorporate organic waste for enhanced energy conversion

Biomass-driven technology allows for enhanced energy conversion

Assembly of the largest ever thermonuclear fusion reactor ITER begins

ITER will be the first fusion device to maintain fusion for long periods of time.

A single drop of water can generate power to light up 100 LED bulbs

The innovative generator can achieve performances thousands of times higher than similar devices.

Electricity generated at estuaries using light and osmosis

The fluctuation of photovoltaic and wind power generation is directly related to the weather variability. EPFL scientists are now developing a method that can...

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