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Open Source for a Global 'Energiewende'

Computer models are essential for achieving energy turnaround also known as 'Energiewende. Free and open-source simulations can help in the planning of capacities for generating, transporting, and storing energy, taking into account dynamic parameters such as the weather and energy consumption.

Aug 3rd, 2020

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Solar energy converter creates power and heat for cheap

The hybrid solar energy converter uses an approach that more fully captures the whole spectrum of sunlight. It generates electricity from high efficiency multi-junction solar cells that also redirect infrared rays of sunlight to a thermal receiver, which converts those rays to thermal energy.

Jul 28th, 2020

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E-waste eating protein creates rare earth elements

Researchers have designed a new process, based on a naturally occurring protein, that could extract and purify rare earth elements (REE) from low-grade sources. It could offer a new avenue toward a more diversified and sustainable REE sector.

Jul 15th, 2020

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