Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency July 24, 2019

Extending wind turbine reliability

Wind turbines are making a major impact on the power generation market, but they need constant maintenance in order to remain reliable and continue delivering clean energy, even after the manufacturer’s warranty has expired.

By Ron Bridges
Energy Efficiency July 7, 2019

Improve PCBA manufacturing with a software-based approach

Printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) manufacturing is an exacting process that can take months to complete. The manufacturing cycle can be shortened.

By Jesse Koenig, Shashank Samala
Energy Efficiency May 5, 2019

Researchers working to improve battery density, safety

Penn State University researchers have developed a solid-electrolyte interphase (SEI) designed to increase energy density, performance, and safety for lithium batteries.

By Gregory Hale
Energy Efficiency March 26, 2019

Integrating renewable natural gas

Renewable natural gas (RNG) can be used in any existing infrastructure or process that currently uses conventional natural gas.

By Gas Technology
Energy Efficiency March 19, 2019

Companies striving for energy efficiency with different methods

A report from IHS Markit indicates that the goal of reducing energy use and costs remains the same regardless of industry though the methods do differ.

By IHS Markit
Energy Efficiency January 2, 2019

Regenerative solutions

Make the right choice to drive electrical efficiency.

By Christopher Jaszczolt
Sustainability December 6, 2018

Quiet hypersonic test facility capable of Mach 6 speeds launched

The University of Notre Dame has completed development of the country’s largest quiet Mach 6 hypersonic wind tunnel, which is funded with support from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), which is the first step in a partnership between Notre Dame and Purdue University to develop multiple hypersonic tunnels.

By University of Notre Dame
Energy Efficiency December 2, 2018

Researchers develop device to provide cooling in harsh locations

MIT researchers have devised a way of providing cooling on a hot sunny day, using inexpensive materials and requiring no fossil fuel-generated power by allowing heat emission at a mid-infrared range of light.

By David L. Chandler
Energy Efficiency September 26, 2018

Battery developed to capture carbon dioxide from power plants

Researchers at MIT could be made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plant by continuously converting carbon dioxide into a solid mineral carbonate as it discharges.

By David L. Chandler, MIT News Office
Energy Efficiency September 1, 2018

Choosing between DIN and Deutsch connectors

DIN connectors are easier to assemble than Deutsch connectors, but Deutsch connectors have more customizable parts for specialized applications.

By Paul Badowski