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2012-04-26 09:18:10

The intense interest in harvesting energy from heat sources has led to a renewed push to discover materials that can more efficiently convert heat into electricity.

2011-12-15 12:04:55

A repository developed by Duke University engineers that they call a "materials genome" will allow scientists to stop using trail-and-error methods for combining electricity-producing materials called "thermoelectrics."

Image 1 - Microwave Ovens Key To Energy Production From Wasted Heat
2011-09-20 10:46:11

More than 60 percent of the energy produced by cars, machines, and industry around the world is lost as waste heat – an age-old problem - but researchers have found a new way to make “thermoelectric” materials for use in technology that could potentially save vast amounts of energy.

2011-08-29 12:00:00

Pioneer of thermoelectric technology with track record of high-volume commercialization success to advise Alphabet Energy on strategies for deploying its waste-heat recovery technology.

2011-06-22 16:55:30

The obscure technology used in heated automobile seats, gadgets that charge iPhones from the heat of a campfire, and other devices is undergoing a renaissance and could well emerge as a new "green" substitute for traditional sources of energy and play other key roles in addressing some of society's most pressing sustainability issues.

2011-06-09 07:14:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No one is happy about rising gas prices, and to make matters worse, up to 60 percent of each $4 gallon is wasted, lost as heat that pours out of the exhaust pipe.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.