All articles by JP Casey

  1. Orbital solar power: beaming the sun’s rays back down to Earth

    In 2017, China invested $125.9bn into renewable energy sources, almost half of the global total, as the country looks to…
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    27 May
  2. UK pledges £20m to nuclear fusion technologies in 2018 Budget

    The UK Government announced yesterday a financial commitment to nuclear fusion technologies as part of the 2018 Budget, which it…
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    30 Oct
  3. Breakthrough materials could improve battery efficiency

    Researchers from ETH Zurich and Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratory for Materials Science Technology, have identified two new materials that…
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    1 May
  4. Gallium oxide semiconductor could improve electronic efficiency

    Researchers from Ohio State University have demonstrated the wide-bandgap semiconductor gallium oxide (Ga2O3) can be engineered into nanometre-scale structures to…
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    24 Apr
  5. Organic dye could improve solar cell efficiency

    Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have demonstrated that the effectiveness of solar cells can…
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    23 Apr
  6. Asymmetrical solar cells could improve efficiency

    Researchers from the University of Warwick have developed a way to deform the p-type and n-type semiconductors in solar cells…
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    19 Apr
  7. Novel composites offer hydrogen vehicle storage solutions

    Researchers from the University of Bristol have developed composite materials able to absorb and store hydrogen gas at high densities…
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    18 Apr
  8. Nanoscopic film can trap waste heat for useful electrical energy

    Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley have developed a nanoscopic film that can be placed on sources of waste…
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    16 Apr
  9. Google matches 2017 electrical energy use with renewable power

    The amount of solar and wind energy purchased by Google in 2017 was greater than the volume of electrical energy…
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    9 Apr
  10. Predictive maintenance solution protects university’s IT UPS

    Power company Eaton has provided the University of Winchester with its Intelligent Power Management (IPM) software and 5PX batteries to…
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    27 Mar
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