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Four young scientists talk about the future of waste heat recovery

On the crossroads to sustainability, energy intensive industries face huge challenges – waste heat recovery is one of the most promising options to save energy, feed a circular economy and go green. For over three years, a group of scientists in four European countries have been working on the ETEKINA project to reinvent an incredibly efficient technology to recover and reuse excess heat. …

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Calorimeters for thermal propagation research on Lithium-ion batteries
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Calorimeters for thermal propagation research on Lithium-ion batteries

Dr. Carlos Ziebert, head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT, explains how calorimeters can be applied to improve materials for thermal propagation mitigation in Lithium-ion batteries Established in…

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New green tech generates electricity from atmospheric humidity
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New green tech generates electricity from atmospheric humidity

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from moisture in the air, a new technology they say could have…

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