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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.

Province’s first critical minerals strategy positions Ontario as global leader

Ontario releases new critical minerals strategy that will support a made-in-Ontario electric vehicle and battery supply chain. In an exciting week for the critical raw...

Removing hotspots from hybrid solar panels

An international solar power research study has demonstrated how removing hotspots from hybrid solar panels improves electrical and thermal energy output. A new model that...

Carbon capture and storage made more efficient with novel technique

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a novel method that could result in cheaper and more efficient carbon capture and storage.  The...

Supercharging Australian critical minerals manufacturing

The Australian government, under the reign of Prime Minister Scott Morrison, has delegated $1.3bn in funding for the critical minerals manufacturing sector, under the...

Large-scale flow battery stores power in simple organic compound

Researchers at the University of Groningen have designed a large-scale flow battery that can store power in a simple organic compound.  In order to maintain...

Scientists revolutionise solar powered adsorption cooling systems

A collaborative research team including the American Institute of Physics (AIP) has developed an optimiser tool that designs, evaluates, and maximises solar powered adsorption...

Northvolt to establish third gigafactory in Germany’s clean energy valley

Powered by the cleanest electricity grid in Germany’s clean energy valley, Northvolt Drei aims to produce the cleanest batteries in continental Europe with a...

Building a circular economy for critical materials

The urgent need to create a global framework to support a circular economy for critical materials is detailed by Ian M London, Executive Director...

Renewable bioenergy generation aided by ‘skyscraper’ bacteria

A research team from the University of Cambridge has developed ‘skyscrapers’ for communities of bacteria to aid in renewable bioenergy generation. How did scientists develop...

Guaranteeing European independence from Russian fossil fuels

The European Commission has proposed a novel plan to ensure European independence from Russian fossil fuels.  The European Commission’s proposal – known as REPowerEU –...

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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.

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.

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.

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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New testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies

The University of Pittsburgh is developing a pool-type materials testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies. In order to facilitate advanced nuclear technologies, stable materials...

Exploring the potential of advanced nuclear system coolants

Professor Mark Anderson from the University of Wisconsin-Madison discusses some of the interesting experimental science questions associated with advanced nuclear system coolants and how...

Accident tolerant fuel: Ensuring safe, sustainable and reliable nuclear power plants

Professor Brent Heuser discusses the development of accident tolerant nuclear fuel for nuclear power plants in the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi accident. Global climate...

Corrosion damage modelling of dry storage containers for spent nuclear fuel

Robert G Kelly, AT&T Professor of Engineering at the University of Virginia, explains why we must understand when significant corrosion damage can occur to...

Molten salt reactors: An old technology made new

A nuclear technology, molten salt reactors (MSRs), once considered to power aircraft during the Cold War, is now on the cusp of lighting our...

Developing advanced nuclear reactors using ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage

Researchers at the University of Michigan are utilising ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage, thus paving the way for the development of advanced nuclear...