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Scientists create semi-artificial photosynthesis system that creates fuel from water

By : editor_2, Sep 5, 2018

Scientists have developed a semi-artificial photosynthesis system that uses sunlight to produce hydrogen fuel from water. Photosynthesis is the process plants use to convert sunlight into energy...

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India conducts first LiDAR-based wind profiling to set up offshore farms

By : editor_2, Sep 4, 2018

India has successfully conducted a first-of-its-kind LiDAR-based offshore wind profile measurement at the Gulf of Khambhat in Gujarat, the National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) said in a...

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Maersk Tankers tests wind power to fuel ships

By : editor_2, Aug 31, 2018

Maersk Tankers is testing the use of wind power to fuel its ships, a new technology it says can cut fuel consumption by up to 10 percent and help the industry reduce polluting emissions....

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Wastewater from textile mills could power batteries, says study

By : editor_2, Aug 29, 2018

A sapphire-coloured dye -- a common industrial pollutant from textile mills -- could be used to build rechargeable batteries for wind farms and solar homes to store electricity, a study has...

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This solar tree charges your phone, provides free Wi-Fi

By : editor_2, Aug 27, 2018

Municipal administration minister SP Velumani on Sunday inaugurated a ‘smart tree’ at VOC Park under which people can rest and browse the internet using free Wi-Fi connectivity....

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Lithium-ion batteries that don't catch fire in the offing

By : editor_2, Aug 24, 2018

At a time when consumer electronics players are aiming to develop safe lithium-ion batteries that don't catch fire, a team of researchers has developed a practical and inexpensive way to help...

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Scientists develop novel bacteria-powered paper battery

By : editor_2, Aug 23, 2018

Scientists have developed a low-cost battery made of paper that is fueled by bacteria, and may power disposable and flexible devices. In remote areas of the world or in regions with limited...

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Stacking concrete blocks is a surprisingly efficient way to store energy

By : editor_2, Aug 23, 2018

Thanks to the modern electric grid, you have access to electricity whenever you want. But the grid only works when electricity is generated in the same amounts as it is consumed. That said, it’s...

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Self-cleaning solar panels developed by Hyderabad-based ARCI

By : editor_2, Jul 31, 2018

In a shot in the arm for India's National Solar Mission, Hyderabad-based international Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) has developed solar panels that are...

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Solar-powered system can harvest fresh water from air

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2018

Scientists have developed a system that can harvest water out of the air using just solar power, an advance ideal for people living in arid areas of the world. The prototype, developed by...

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