Zinc metal batteries built using a novel hydrogel electrolyte show remarkable performance and processability, making them suitable for the next generation of wearable energy storage devices.
Experiments find the sweet spot for surface area and bubble trapping to create more efficient water-splitting devices.
Chemical transformation of waste plastics into value-added chemicals can be a convenient avenue to supplement current recycling processes.
University of Groningen scientists have now “watched” how thin films of tin-based perovskite crystals grow to create more efficient and stable tin-based perovskite solar panels.
Photovoltaic-membrane distillation turns waste heat from solar panels into a power source to drive an efficient water distillation process.
Magnesium batteries promise to replace the lithium-ion battery, but there remain certain challenges and open questions in this field of research.
Computational screens allow researchers to efficiently determine how different elemental combinations can alter material properties to quickly identify 2D materials for next generation battery anodes.
Dutch researchers develop a new computational model that could help turbine designers manage large uncertainties in wind and wave behavior.
A “spillway” for electrons could keep lithium metal batteries from catching fire.
Researchers from Newcastle University and the James Hutton Institute explore how catchment systems engineering can be a holistic approach to solving some environmental problems.
York University researchers have discovered a way to make lithium-powered batteries more environmentally friendly while retaining performance, stability and storage capacity.
A new catalyst optimization technique could improve the efficiency of piezophototronic materials.
A new eco-friendly perovskite solar cell improves stability and minimizes harmful solvents and lead leakage found in conventional cells.