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New device collects water from dry air by using sunlight: study

A home appliance that collects water from the air, even in dry or desert climates, using only the power of the sun, might be just around the corner.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/14 7:26:38

Au-some: Russian scientists find way to reduce gold production costs by 40%

Chemists from Russia working with their Chinese colleagues have come up with a new method for producing gold from ore, reducing extraction costs by upwards of 30-40%, and dramatically decreasing the amount of time needed to do so, the press service of Moscow's National University of Science and Technology (MISiS) has reported.
Source: | 2017/4/13 18:06:44

Chinese, Australian universities signs MoU on fusion energy researches

The Australian National University (ANU) and the University of South China (USC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on research collaboration on fusion energy technology.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/12 22:10:11

Professor invents wearable generators that can turn your movement into energy

Recently, Professor Huiqing Fan and his team published a new paper, entitled “Magnetic force driven noncontact electromagnetic-triboelectric hybrid nanogenerator for scavenging biomechanical energy.”
Source: | 2017/4/11 16:53:22

Global renewable energy capacity reach record levels in 2016: report

Global renewable energy capacity reached record levels in 2016, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said here Thursday, citing a new UN-backed report.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/7 8:49:30

Australian researchers achieve record efficiency for low-cost solar cells

Low-cost solar cells could become even cheaper after Australian researchers managed to achieve a new record in efficiency for semi-transparent perovskite solar cells.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/5 9:49:56

Indonesia revises upward target of renewable energy usage

The Indonesian government has set a higher target of renewable energy usage in a bid to expand the use of clean and sustainable energy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 21:10:36

New Russian alloy to reduce global energy loss three-fold

Russian scientists have discovered a way to reduce energy loss inside electric transformers and motors by 66 percent. They are currently developing a unique ferrum-based amorphous alloy whose specifications considerably surpass those of conventional materials.
Source: | 2017/3/10 17:21:31

87th International Motor Show kicks off in Geneva

A nanoFlowcell Quant 48Volt sports car is seen on the first press day of the 87th International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 7, 2017. This year's Geneva International Motor Show hosts some 180 exhibitors and exhibits about 900 models including 148 world or European premieres.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/8 9:41:19

Australia could achieve 100 pct renewable energy with hydro storage: research

Pumped hydro power, where water is pumped uphill and stored to generate hydroelectric electricity on demand, could help transform Australian into a 100 percent green energy nation, according to researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/27 12:58:12