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Zinc8 to manufacture its first zinc-air batteries in the U.S.

Zinc8 to manufacture its first zinc-air batteries in the U.S.

Canadian battery developer Zinc8 Energy Solutions announced its plans to begin battery production in the United States Image: Zinc8 Zinc8 Energy Solutions Inc. announced that the company’s inaugural commercial production facility will be based in Ulster County in New...

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High-performance aqueous calcium-ion battery

High-performance aqueous calcium-ion battery

Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the United States have developed a special class of materials for bulky calcium ions, providing pathways for their facile insertion into battery electrodes.   Image: RPI Against a backdrop of soaring prices and...

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New photovoltaic tiles from Estonia

New photovoltaic tiles from Estonia

Estonian startup Solarstone has developed two solar tiles with an efficiency of up to 19.5% and an operating temperature coefficient of -0.41% per C. It recently secured €10 million in funds to expand sales across Europe. Image: Solarstone Estonian startup Solarstone...

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All signs point to a growing appetite for digital twins

All signs point to a growing appetite for digital twins

Smart Cities Dive Brief: The implementation of digital twin technology is expected to increase by 36%, on average, over the next five years across major industries, according to a recent report by Capgemini Research Institute. The in-house think tank of the...

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Pyrolysis process proposed for recycling wind turbines

Pyrolysis process proposed for recycling wind turbines

At the end of their 15-year service life, wind turbine blades composed of glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) laminate composites are landfilled.  Many nations are banning composite materials from their landfills, posing challenges to recycling these structures....

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Hydro-powered hydrogen production in Switzerland

Hydro-powered hydrogen production in Switzerland

Groupe E will build an $8.5 million hydrogen production facility in the Swiss canton of Fribourg, featuring two polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) electrolyzers provided by H-Tec Systems. Image: H-TEC Systems The Swiss energy company plans to set up the green hydrogen...

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