Energy & Green Tech

Recycled factory heat benefits industries and the environment

Industrial processes account for more than a fourth of Europe's primary energy consumption and produce a tremendous amount of heat. EU funded research is closing the circle with novel systems that recover waste heat and return ...

Energy & Green Tech

Data centers should be integrated into a green energy system

The growing need for energy for data centers jeopardizes the EU's climate goal of reducing CO2 emissions and being CO2-neutral by 2050. Eg, in Denmark, data centers within 10 years will increase the country's total energy ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Kirigami cools electronics

Scientists from SANKEN (The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research) at Osaka University, Oita National College of Technology, and Tokyo Polytechnic University demonstrated enhanced passive convective cooling using ...

Energy & Green Tech

The Basque Country's industrial waste heat could be reusable

Many traditional industrial processes generate heat that is normally released into the atmosphere but that could be reused. In production processes such as smelting, iron and steel, paper or cement, between 35 and 50 percent ...

Engineering

Getting smart about off-grid desalination

Small changes in membrane design can have a large impact on the performance of a new technology developed at KAUST that uses waste heat from solar cells for seawater desalination.

Energy & Green Tech

Ammonia may be the key to making long-haul shipping green

SINTEF research scientist Andrea Gruber crunches numbers, albeit with the help of the supercomputer "Betzy." A seemingly infinite string of calculations is now answering open scientific questions about how a widespread and ...

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