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Identifying Options for Re-Use of CO2

CO2 Utilization: A Look Ahead The Energy Collective, January 9, 2017 Finding ways to convert carbon dioxide from an energy and industrial sector waste product to a useful commodity could spur the development of new technologies, products, and industries while limiting emissions to the atmosphere of climate-altering pollutants. In 2016, U.S. policymakers demonstrated leadership in […]

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New Process To Turn Waste Heat Into Electricity

Researchers report new thermoelectric material with high power factors Phys, November 14, 2016 Researchers reported this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that they have demonstrated a step forward in converting waste heat – from industrial smokestacks, power generating plants or even automobile tailpipes – into electricity. The work, using a thermoelectric compound composed of […]

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Energy Efficiency Saves Taiwan’s Manufacturing Sector NT$8.5 Billion

Energy efficiency helps manufacturers save over NT$8.5 billion a year Focus Taiwan, August 29, 2016 The local manufacturing sector has reduced its costs by about NT$8.55 billion (US$269 million) per year during 2009-2015 period as it has adopted measures to improve energy efficiency, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Monday. During that period, more […]

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Atomic-Scale Sandblasters Offer Silicon Chips a More Efficient Replacement

Atomic Sandblasters Could Replace Silicon Department of Energy, June 22, 2016 Virtually all electronics today rely on silicon computer chips, but this darling of the tech industry has drawbacks. Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory may have found a pathway to a cheaper, lighter and more efficient replacement. Today, silicon computer chips are produced through a complicated, […]