Solar-powered family car of the future

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A student team from Eindhoven University of Technology presents a new solar-powered family car that generates more power than it uses.

20 billion switches on a fingernail-sized chip

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A development alliance produced the semiconductor industry’s first 7nm node test chips with functioning transistors.

Private energy storage plants

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Mercedes-Benz launches energy storage plants for private use.

Energy Storage System for Viking Queen

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Eidesvik have entered into an agreement for installation of a battery solution onboard the vessel Viking Queen as a retrofit solution

Historic round-the-world flight

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First round-the-world flight in a plane powered only by energy from the sun.

Breakthrough in thermoelectric materials

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Researchers created a novel and much more efficient thermoelectric alloy by using liquid-flow assisted sintering.

World-record electric motor for aircraft

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Siemens researchers have developed a new type of electric motor that, with a weight of just 50 kg, delivers a continuous output of about 260 kW.

Wood, straw, cereals and rape will give power to 100,000 homes

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Alstom signs two biomass contracts in the UK

Substitute non-renewable raw materials with sugar

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The Dutch company AkzoNobel and partners are looking to turn sugar beet into raw materials.

Faster Manufacturing of Stainless Steel Tanks

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Roeco Inox has developed a new system of tank manufacturing which reduces the production time by 30% and also decreases the amount of necessary welding.