February 2nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of Connecticut are working on a solution to fuel cell degradation by developing a capture technique that can grab chromium within a fuel cell, preventing it from reaching and poisoning the cell's cathode.
February 2nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
A project at Ohio State University is testing a new tool that resembles a tree-like structure for harvesting energy that uses vibrations from wind, traffic on a bridge, and even seismic activity to generate power.
January 29th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Saint-Gobain and Corning team up, thyssenkrupp automates sintering, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for January 29, 2016.
January 19th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at the University of Oxford in England say perovskites are the class of materials that will change the solar cell game not by themselves, but when teamed up with our reliable standby material, silicon
December 18th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Schott's ultra-thin glass gets prints, Anderman Ceramics goes the distance, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 18, 2015.
December 4th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
UK announces new manufacturing hubs, Rochester and Raytheon developing next-gen infrared detectors, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 4, 2015.
November 18th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
After almost a year of research and development, engineers at Iowa State University are putting their taller concrete wind turbine towers to the test with plans to revolutionize how we harness wind power in the U.S.
July 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Sandia National Laboratory have mounted a new falling ceramic particle receiver at the lab's thermal test facility to measure the utility of ceramic particles to efficiently collect and store solar energy.
May 4th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
The Department of Energy, like the rest of us, wants U.S. clean energy manufacturing to be more competitive. It’s why the DOE has launched a $2-million Technologist in Residence pilot designed to increase competitiveness and allow our national labs to make a greater commercial impact through strengthened lab-industry partnerships.
April 13th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
The Obama administration hopes to achieve more efficient and affordable vehicles through a conditional commitment to Alcoa for a $259-million loan—the first issued under the Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing loan program.