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Maximizing Power from Solar Panels
Nov. 21, 2023
A Glimpse into Green Energy's Future at electronica 2022
Jan. 12, 2023
FAQ: Why Use a Distributed Energy System (DES)?
Dec. 8, 2022
This Week in PowerBites: Defining Power Density, Smart LED Drivers
Sept. 7, 2020
Printable Nanogenerator Harvests Falling Snow
Dec. 30, 2019
Solar at Tipping Point of Mass Adoption in EVs, Says IDTechEx
Dec. 11, 2019
Not a Joke: Harvest Energy from the Cold Night Sky
Dec. 4, 2019
Semi-Liquid Metal Anode Yields Higher-Capacity, Safer Lithium Batteries
Nov. 12, 2019
This lithium battery, developed by Carnegie Mellon researchers, uses a semi-liquid, metal-based lithium anode that prevents hazardous dendrite formation found on anodes using ...
High-Voltage Plasma Succeeds in Aircraft-Wing Deicing
Oct. 17, 2019
By using a plasma created by high voltage moving across a wing’s surface, researchers devised and tested a technique for deicing aircraft wings that doesn’t rely on diverted engine...
Hybrid Cathode Synergy Yields Sharply Improved Li-S Battery Metrics
Oct. 3, 2019
A new cathode implementation for lithium-sulfur batteries uses a hybrid of materials and fabrication techniques, greatly improving weight and energy density specifications versus...
Componentized Direct-Drive Electric Generator Targets New and Refurbished Wind Turbines
Oct. 1, 2019
Now becoming available for large wind-turbine systems are less expensive, lightweight, and higher-performing alternatives to the low-speed, rare-earth permanent-magnet direct-...
Liquid-Metal Triboelectric Nanogenerator Harvests Body Motion
Sept. 27, 2019
Researchers developed a friction-based transducer comprised of liquid metal and a polymer-layer sandwich that can harvest energy of low-frequency motion, such as from a body.
Are You Kidding—Harvest Power from Rust?
Sept. 3, 2019
An intermittent saline solution flowing across a precisely engineered, ultra-thin layer of rust can generate small but meaningful amounts of power.
Wood as a Transducer for Energy Harvesting of Low-Grade Heat?
Aug. 5, 2019
The Low-Carbon-Based Economy’s Future Banks on Energy-Storage Systems
Aug. 5, 2019
Hybrid SiC and IGBT Power Module Boosts System Efficiency
July 25, 2019
Lightest Vehicle Ever Achieves Fully Untethered Flight
July 23, 2019
A Low-Cost Alternative to Rare-Earth Permanent-Magnet Electric Motors
July 22, 2019
This brushless synchronous doubly-fed electric machine system is less expensive but more robust and higher performing than its rare-earth permanent-magnet counterpart.
A Peek Inside the KSU Nuclear Reactor
June 26, 2019
Paul Rako had the opportunity to tour Kansas State University’s “TRIGA” nuclear reactor, which serves an educational facility for students and researchers alike.
Can Silicon Qualification Standards be Applied to GaN HEMT Power Converters?
June 12, 2019
The industry needs a robust qualification strategy that allows manufacturers to demonstrate their devices can provide a high level of reliability. Infineon came up with a four...
Portland’s New Electric Buses Recharge Using Renewable Wind Energy
May 15, 2019
Pilot project buses will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 100 to 140 tons per year compared to a standard 40-ft. diesel bus.
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