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Nokia hopes to create a device that could harvest enough power to keep a cell phone topped up.
Some observers are alarmed that the federally backed battery maker A123 Systems could soon be owned by the Chinese. But did the company have a choice?
Battery draws power from salinity difference between freshwater and saltwater.
Carbon dioxide captured from power plants could make geothermal energy more practical.
Attacks on the wisdom of loan guarantees could restrict nuclear reactor construction in most states.
Ener-G-Rotors’ system harvests energy at lower temperatures.
A low-power chip could be used for implantable medical sensors.
Novel engine designs could help meet our growing demand for energy.
Battery breakthroughs could lower costs and improve performance for electric vehicles and renewable energy storage–but commercializing these new technologies will be challenging.
A novel design could boost energy storage.