24 April 2018
A survey by consultancy firm Roland Berger has found that less than a quarter of utility companies have a plan in place to employ artificial intelligence (AI).
23 April 2018
Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have demonstrated that the effectiveness of solar cells can be improved by coating the nanoparticles used in their construction...
19 April 2018
Researchers from the University of Warwick have developed a way to deform the p-type and n-type semiconductors in solar cells to improve their efficiency and generate more electrical energy from...
18 April 2018
Researchers from the University of Bristol have developed composite materials able to absorb and store hydrogen gas at high densities within nanometre-sized pores, potentially enabling the gas to be stored...
16 April 2018
Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley have developed a nanoscopic film that can be placed on sources of waste heat, such as computers and cars, and produce unprecedented levels...
12 April 2018
A University of Manchester PhD student has developed software that can generate complex scientific and engineering simulations using computer game technology.
11 April 2018
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have discovered a method that could see other metals used in place of cobalt in lithium-based batteries, as well as increasing their storage...
9 April 2018
The amount of solar and wind energy purchased by Google in 2017 was greater than the volume of electrical energy used at the company’s offices and data centres around the...
3 April 2018
Researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a method that uses lignosulphonate, a major by-product of the papermaking industry, to build a rechargeable lithium-sulphur battery.
28 March 2018
A lithium-sulphur substitute for lithium-ion batteries could drastically extend battery life, according to researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas.