Resurrected batteries to stabilize power grid

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A project involving three partners is connecting old batteries in Hamburg to form a large-scale storage system to keep the power grid stable.

Environmentally friendly flame protection

Environmentally friendly flame protection

Empa has developed an environmentally friendly, quickly applied coating for aircraft furniture.

Linde launches retail hydrogen fueling station in the U.S.

Linde launches retail hydrogen fueling station in the U.S.

The North American subsidiary of the Linde Group, Linde LLC, has put its first retail hydrogen fueling station in the U.S. into operation.

Electric car with aluminum-air battery can go the distance

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Alcoa and Phinergy build a demo car powered by a aluminum-air battery that can greatly extend travel range.

“Horizontal Strip Casting of Steel” joint project wins German President’s Award

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Project partners Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, SMS Siemag AG, and the Technical University of Clausthal presented with award in Berlin.

Compact nuclear fusion reactor

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US engineering company Lockheed Martin has reported that it has developed a new design for a fusion reactor that could be in use in a decade.

BASF inaugurates catalysts manufacturing operation in Shanghai

BASF have inaugurated its expanded mobile emissions catalysts manufacturing operation in Shanghai, China.

Engineers develop smart skins for aircrafts

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Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like ‘skin’, enabling the detection of injury or damage.

Micro electric motors fly with the Rosetta mission

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The European space probe Rosetta has reached the comet Chury. Micro motors from the swiss manufacturer maxon have traveled with it.

Aviation biofuel made from tobacco plants

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Boeing Partners with South African Airways for a pioneering project that will make sustainable aviation biofuel from a new tobacco plant, not cigarettes.