Bavarian foundry is storing unused heat energy with the help of thermal oil and reduces fuel consumption.
Protein-based photoelectrochemical cell produces a direct current under continuous light but a novel alternating current under discontinuous illumination.
Power-to-gas process converts short-term excess electricity from photovoltaic systems and wind turbines into hydrogen.
Physicists have developed a “planet-satellite model” to precisely connect and arrange nanoparticles in three-dimensional structures.
Chinese group show semiconductors can improve efficiency of photocatalysis, with potential in turn for better solar cells.
Harvesting waste heat from power stations and even vehicle exhaust pipes could soon provide a valuable supply of electricity.
A team has, for the first time, succeeded in functionally characterizing the active layer in organic thin-film solar cells using laser light.