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Video: Hybrid photovoltaic–concentrated solar power systems poised to make most out of solar energy harvesting

By April Gocha / August 31, 2016

An ARPA-E program called Full-Spectrum Optimized Conversion and Utilization of Sunlight (FOCUS) is supporting efforts to combine photovoltaic and concentrated solar power into one uber-efficient solar system.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / December 4, 2015

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.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / July 4, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 4, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / April 1, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest

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Renewable energy R&D on the budget chopping block

By Jim Destefani / August 28, 2013

An energy spending bill that passed in the US House of Representatives in July would gut DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.

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ARPA–E funds advanced battery technologies projects

By Jim Destefani / August 23, 2013

ARPA–E announced RANGE program funding awards to accelerate electric vehicle adoption by improving battery technology to boost driving range, safety, and reliability. (Credit: ARPA–E.) The US Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy has awarded $36 million to companies, universities, and national laboratories with an eye toward speeding development and commercialization of “transformational electric vehicle energy storage systems using…

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ARPA-E’s online ‘university’ continues to expand offerings; two new sessions coming up

By Eileen De Guire / April 2, 2013

One free resource for people in the materials field that may grow in significance is the nearly year-old ARPA-E “University.” The university concept grew out of ARPA-E’s 2012 Innovation Summit held in the spring, and is basically a collection of live and recorded webinar presentations. The first offering was posted in May 2012, and since…

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ARPA-E seeking RANGE ‘re-envisioned battery’ proposals for electric vehicles

By Eileen De Guire / February 28, 2013

We have received word that ARPA-E is looking for proposals for “developing transformational electrochemical energy storage technologies that will accelerate electric vehicle (EV) adoption by dramatically improving their driving range, cost, and reliability.” Here is more from the agency’s call: Robust Affordable Next Generation EV-Storage (RANGE) program seeks to improve EV range and reduce vehicle…

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ARPA-E award helps Berkeley Lab groups shine smart windows tech

By / December 7, 2012

Berkeley Lab researchers will use their new grant to perfect new thin-film and manufacturing technologies that will can deliver low-cost window coatings that can be switched reversibly through three states: fully transparent, visibly transparent while heat blocking and light and heat blocking. Credit: LBL. A research group led by Delia Milliron at the Lawrence Berkeley…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / December 6, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: APC publishes free piezo calculator iPhone, iPad app APC International Inc. has announced the release of its APCPiezoCalc iPhone and iPad app. The app is an interactive mobile application that allows the user to easily calculate the frequency constant, resonance frequency, capacitance, dielectric constant, static displacement and static voltage…

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