The Electrochemical Society Meeting, ECS 2015, will take place in Chicago (USA) from 24th May to 28th May. The technical program will address some of the most burning issues in this field including low carbon energy technologies, batteries and energy storage and nature inspired electrochemical systems among many others. 76 more words
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Making Fuel Cell Technology Cheaper: Insights into Potential Substitutes for Costly Platinum in Fuel Cell Catalysts
Platinum’s scarcity hinders widespread use of fuel cells, which provide power efficiently and without pollutants. Replacing some or all of this rare and expensive metal with common metals in a reactive, highly tunable nanoparticle form may expand fuel cell use. 699 more words
Scientists from South Carolina’s leading public universities–the University of South Carolina and Clemson University–have made a discovery that could dramatically improve the efficiency of batteries and fuel cells. 488 more words
Earth-abundant materials based primarily on carbon, nitrogen and transition metal oxides can be combined into highly efficient energy conversion devices. These devices can be used in fuel cells as well as in electrolysis. 450 more words
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Germany’s energy giants are lumbering behind the rapid advance of renewable energy. They might stay afloat for a while, but they don’t seem flexible enough to achieve a turnaround, says DW’s Henrik Böhme.
Environmental organizations repeatedly attempt to deride the efficiency of existing power plants and promote the use of combined heat and power (CHP).
Some radical environmental organizations, such as Greenpeace, claim that CHP has en efficiency of over 90%. 1,020 more words