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Implementing cooling measures for solar plants

Researchers are exploring ways to exploit the geometry of solar plants to enhance natural cooling mechanisms.

What is lithium used for, and where does it come from?

Brent Wilson of Galvanic Energy details how lithium is obtained around the world and its essential role in decarbonising the planet.

Green innovation firm, Dynelectro, enters critical phase

It is expensive and difficult to convert solar and wind energy into green hydrogen and fuels. Power-to-X technology could be the solution.

Construction to start on Keliber’s €588m lithium refinery

The lithium refinery will be built in Kokkola Industrial Park, producing lithium hydroxide to meet the demand for lithium-ion batteries.

Three-dimensional coercivity control by local diffusion in sintered NdFeB magnets

Dr Alexander Furgeri, Magnet and Magnetic Systems Expert at JL MAG, explores the growing market for rare earth magnets.

Phosphate-based waste form platform provides an alternative solution to advanced reactor nuclear waste

Nuclear waste forms are at the centre of a successful strategy for the clean-up and isolation of radioactive waste from the environment.

Could mirrors be the key to controlling solar energy during photosynthesis?

Using light through mirrors could be the key to controlling solar energy conversion during photosynthesis, or other light reactions.

GREATER4H: Kickstarting the hydrogen economy in Northern Europe

The project kickstarts a hydrogen economy by enabling heavy-duty vehicles to shift from diesel to hydrogen across several European countries.

Advanced technology projects to efficiently recycle nuclear fuel

The US DOE's Argonne National Laboratory has been awarded over $6m to develop innovative technologies for recycling used nuclear fuel.

Approval granted for Europe’s largest lithium refinery

The lithium refinery will supply critical metals to the ever-growing EV industry, producing both lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate.

Working towards environmentally friendly lithium extraction methods

Lithium is crucial in the switch to renewable energy, but the extraction process of this critical mineral has been costly to the environment.

Enabling nuclear innovation: A regulator’s view

The UK nuclear regulator is working with other organisations around the world to innovate to improve nuclear safety and security.

Met4Tech: Ensuring a circular economy roadmap for technology metals

The Met4Tech project combines leading UK academics to develop an alternative technology metals circular economy.

European Citizens Energy Forum: Understanding energy consumers’ behaviour to design nudging interventions

Mariano Votta and Filippos Anagnostopoulos discuss how the Citizens Energy Forum is aiming to mitigate consumer energy consumption.

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What is lithium used for, and where does it come from?

Brent Wilson of Galvanic Energy details how lithium is obtained around the world and its essential role in decarbonising the planet.

Implementing cooling measures for solar plants

Researchers are exploring ways to exploit the geometry of solar plants to enhance natural cooling mechanisms.

Phosphate-based waste form platform provides an alternative solution to advanced reactor nuclear waste

Nuclear waste forms are at the centre of a successful strategy for the clean-up and isolation of radioactive waste from the environment.

Green innovation firm, Dynelectro, enters critical phase

It is expensive and difficult to convert solar and wind energy into green hydrogen and fuels. Power-to-X technology could be the solution.

Storage Power Solutions Inc. takes on the challenges of behind-the-meter energy storage systems

Storage Power Solution’s C-2-CTM energy storage system offers superior safety and environmental performance.

New electron microscopy technique heightens performance of rechargeable batteries

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign scientists have developed an electron microscopy technique that enhances rechargeable batteries.

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