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Energy news, February 2014

Natural fibre reinforced plastic blades used for rooftop wind turbine

Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax has been used to manufacture natural fibre reinforced blades for a rooftop wind turbine at the University of Stuttgart,

Reducing film thickness by over an order of magnitude.

Improved absorption in ultrathin semiconductors.

Researchers combined cheap, oxide-based materials to split water into hydrogen and oxygen gases using solar energy.

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new type of low-temperature fuel cell that directly converts biomass to electricity.

ASU scientists, along with colleagues at Argonne National Laboratory, have reported advances toward perfecting a functional artificial leaf.

TPI Composites has signed a long-term supply agreement with wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa to supply blades for the Gamesa G114 turbine.

Materials Today is happy to announce that proceedings for the forthcoming ANM 2014 meeting will be published in Materials Today: Proceedings.

Researchers has developed a chewing gum-like battery material that could dramatically improve the safety of lithium ion batteries.

A new multidisciplinary, open access journal.

Gurit has reported unaudited full year net sales of CHF 281.1 million, a decrease of 19.9% compared with 2012.

Researchers have developed a highly selective catalyst capable of electrochemically converting carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide.

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