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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.

New research aims to improve the ion transport in aqueous Li-ion batteries

Researchers achieve a microscopic understanding of solvation structures involved with transporting aqueous Li-ion batteries, revealing heterogeneity in the super concentrated water-in-salt electrolytes. Lithium-ion batteries are...

Breakthrough made in enhancing energy-efficiency of organic solar cells

An international team of researchers has devised an innovative technique for enhancing the efficiency of organic solar cells. A collaborative project between experts from Linköping...

UK government reveals massive investment into Scottish tidal power

The government has announced it will invest a staggering £20m in Tidal Stream electricity each year across the UK, unlocking vast potential for Scottish...

The urgency of European battery material recycling

The European Commission collaborates with Batteries Europe to release ‘Roadmap on Raw Materials and Recycling’ report. Batteries Europe released its report on, 24 November, underlining...

Daimler battery recycling plant to be in Kuppenheim

Daimler has confirmed plans to build a new battery recycling factory in Kuppenheim, Germany to expand operations. Although rumours about a planned battery recycling plant...

Developing high-performance MXene electrodes for future battery

Scientists at City University have analysed electrochemical Nb2CTx MXene electrodes as a possible next generation battery material. The two-dimensional MXene has been a rising star...

Disrupting the battery recycling supply chain for renewable energy

Retriev Technologies president, Shane Thompson, is redefining the renewable energy future by tapping the power and potential of lithium-ion batteries. Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere. They...

Single-atom dimer electrocatalyst for green hydrogen production

Researchers discover that nickel-cobalt metal dimer on nitrogen-doped carbon can catalyse electrolysis under both acidic and alkaline conditions. The increasingly foreboding threats of climate change,...

The evolution of nanomaterials innovation in Canada

Marie D’Iorio, Founder and President of NanoCanada, spoke to Innovation News Netowrk about the evolving nanomaterials landscape in Canada and NanoCanada’s role in accelerating...

From high-grade Sri Lankan vein graphite mines to lithium-ion battery anodes

Don Baxter, CEO at Ceylon Graphite Corp, describes how the company will evolve into a stand-alone battery technology company through its access to the...

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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

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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...