Another Jump in Thin-Film Solar Efficiency

June 1, 2011 by  
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Researchers at Empa (the Swiss national research laboratory) have achieved a new record in thin-film solar cell efficiency. The flexible solar cells are made from copper indium gallium diselenide ( CIGS ), and these cells have achieved an energy conversion efficiency of 18.7 percent

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High-Efficiency Hydraulic Hybrid Car Could Get 170 MPG

March 19, 2010 by  
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INGOCAR is a developmental concept for a 5 passenger car with a hydraulic drive system in place of a conventional powertrian. With the weight reduction this offers and other efficiencies in the systems, the designers say their vehicle could get 170 mpg.

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Finally, A No-Draw Charger

March 18, 2010 by  
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AT&T has just announced a USB-based telephone charger that does not pull electricity from the wall when it’s not charging a phone. I don’t know about you, but my charger is plugged in 100% of the time. That charger pulls a tiny amount of energy from the wall 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

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Wave Energy Looking for Breakthrough — Using Aerospace Design

November 21, 2009 by  
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The oceans seem like a great potential source for clean energy. The force of the waves, the constancy, the size of the oceans — it all seems like something that could produce energy for humans without much harm.

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