Polish Researchers Discover New Cheap Catalyst for Formic Acid Fuel Cells

Fuel cells usually need hydrogen to function, or at least a compound containing hydrogen. The rule is the same for the new direct formic acid fuel cells, developed at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, which can use formic acid to power virtually anything from phones to cars.
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Brazil Making Huge Progress in the Wind Energy Sector

The renewable energy capacity in Brazil will grow with over 400 MW of wind power. The amount will be provided by GE Energy, a first-rate US provider of power systems and energy services, which had won the supplying commitments in a previous auction last year.

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In order to optimize any future energy development, China should integrate nuclear or renewable energy so that they bring down to a minimum the...

Researchers Develop More Efficient Energy-Producing Clothes

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In a few years, this construction site will enable Tesla Motors to lead the world in electric vehicle production.

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With construction of the Tesla Gigafactory (is that really its name?), Tesla Motors expects to be able to get lithium-ion battery pricing down below...

China Now Dominates Market for Lithium-ion Battery Components

About ten years ago, Japan was leading the industry of lithium-ion battery materials. Now the lead shifted to China mainly because of the country’s...