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How reusing waste heat can take aluminium one step closer to becoming a greener industry

Aluminium is one of the most recycled commodities in the world, but the processes involved in the production of this metal still leave a high environmental impact on the planet. New waste heat recovery technologies can take the industry one step closer to achieving cleaner production methods. Aluminium is the second most highly produced metal and one of the most recycled commodities in the…

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Four young scientists talk about the future of waste heat recovery
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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.…

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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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