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On-Demand Webinars: Energy
The Advantages of High-Voltage Standard-Product Power Supplies  

Despite the sophisticated nature of product development involving systems with high-voltage components, designers often face the pressures of fast cycle times. This webinar...

On-Demand Webinars: Energy
Precise Thermal Measurement and Control for Temperature-Critical Applications  

Thermal management and control largely determine overall process uniformity, product quality, and throughput in temperature-critical applications. This presentation...

News: Energy
Future Fashion Statement? New Material Generates Power from Human Motion

Vanderbilt University researchers developed an ultra-thin system that can harvest energy from the slightest of human motions — even sitting. Made from materials five...

News: Energy
'Smart' Transformer Supports Power Grid of Tomorrow

Imagine a system that handles electricity flow not just from the power company to our homes, but also back from our homes to the power company. North Carolina State University researchers say an...

News: Energy
What’s New on Tech Briefs: Smart Devices, Powered by the Sun

New stories on TechBriefs.com shed light on smart windows, solar paint, and more.

News: Energy
Smart Windows Get Smarter (and Self-Powered)

A “smart window” from Princeton University uses a transparent solar cell to selectively absorb and harvest near-ultraviolet light. The advanced window controls the transmission of visible light and...

News: Propulsion
Sound-Off: Can Hydrogen be Stored in Carbon Nanotubes?

The fuel cell, an increasingly popular device in the automotive sector, creates a power source when coupled with hydrogen. The hydrogen can be made from natural gas or electrolysis of water...

Application Briefs: Energy
Data Optimization Technology Helps Wind Farm Operator Examine Costs

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Avangrid Renewables is a subsidiary of Avangrid, Inc., and part of the Spain-based Iberdola Group, the largest wind...

Briefs: Energy
Three-Dimensional Zinc Electrode Architectures for High-Performance Batteries

Zinc-based batteries offer a safe, inexpensive alternative to fire-prone lithium-based batteries, yet have been historically limited by poor rechargeability. A 3D zinc...

Briefs: Energy
Alpha-STREAM Convertor

Innovators at NASA’s Glenn Research Center have developed two novel technologies that make Stirling engines more efficient and less costly. First, Glenn’s thermoacoustic power converter uses sound to turn heat into...

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