Innovation

Groundbreaking Research Into Solar Tech Develops Through new EU Project

An EU project led by Chalmers will develop prototypes of new solar technology for large scale applications, such as heating systems in residential houses. Over the last few years, a specially designed molecule and an energy system with unique abilities for capturing and storing solar power have been developed by a group of researchers from […]

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Policies for An Atmanirbhar Energy Sector

As India moves towards a new paradigm of ‘AtmaNirbhar’ Bharat, our energy security is a key component of this new resolve. The Prime Minister has already given pride of place to solar power, describing it as ‘sure, pure and secure’. But there is a lot more to our energy policy that requires a converted effort […]

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Airbus Reveals Concepts for new Zero Emission Commercial Aircraft

Airbus has revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035. Airbus, the world’s largest airline manufacturer, has revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035. These concepts each represent a different approach to achieving zero-emission flight, exploring various technology […]

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Researchers at IIT Madras Develop Feasible Alternatives to Li-ion Batteries

A team of researchers at IIT Madras has made significant advances in developing alternatives to conventional Li-ion batteries for industrial usage. The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) has announced that a team of researchers has made significant advances in developing alternatives to conventional lithium-ion (Li-ion) and lead-acid batteries for industrial usage. Such advances are crucial as India is aiming to achieve 40 […]

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Tin Monosulfide Crystal Opens Pathway for Next Gen Solar Cells

A team of scientists has developed a new process for the fabrication of crystal Tin Monosulfide, which opens the door for it to be introduced in PV cells Tin Monosulfide (SnS) has long been considered a potential alternative to the sometimes rare, expensive and toxic materials used in today’s solar photovoltaic cells. And now, a […]

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Indian Scientist Working on Generating Clean Fuel From Algae

While fossil fuels deplete, the fuel potential of algae residing in the vast marine environment surrounding India remains unexplored. Low-cost biodiesel from micro algae of marine origin may soon turn a reality, thanks to the efforts of a scientist who is working on biotechnological studies and tools for increasing the lipid accumulation in micro algae for biodiesel […]

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A Wireless Device Creating Fuel From Sunlight, CO2 and Water

Researchers have developed a standalone device that converts sunlight, CO2, and water into a carbon-neutral fuel, without any additional electricity. Researchers have developed a standalone device that converts sunlight, carbon dioxide (CO2) and water into a carbon-neutral fuel, without requiring any additional components or electricity. The device, developed by a team from the University of […]

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Design Breakthrough can Spur Advances in Solar Lasers and Hydrogen Generation

Scientists in Japan have developed a fully planar device that converts sunlight into a laser beam, which can efficiently power hydrogen fuel generators. Solar-pumped lasers convert sunlight into laser beams, which can be used to produce hydrogen—a clean type of fuel that can help to tackle the current environmental crisis. But, these lasers usually require […]

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Scientists Identify new Catalysts for More Efficient Hydrogen Electrolysis

A team of scientists has discovered the parameters that determine the efficiency of a class of low-cost catalysts called spinel oxides – a discovery that breaks a bottleneck in the extraction of hydrogen from water through electrolysis. A team of scientists led by the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has discovered the parameters that […]

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