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“COOL BLUE” FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS

  A new type of durable, environmentally-benign blue pigment discovered at Oregon State University has also been found to have unusual characteristics in reflecting heat – it’s a “cool blue” compound that could become important in new approaches to saving energy in buildings.

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Fifth annual e-waste recycling event is a success

University staff and faculty, along with the help of the local community, contributed to the collection of 220 tons of electronic waste during the fifth annual e-waste recycling event earlier this month.

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EU research breakthrough will cut 4G / LTE mobile network energy use in half

In coming years, internet access will be dominated by wireless devices such as mobile phones and tablets.

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The most fuel efficient couple had broken a new world record with Volkswagen

A couple of Australians set up a world record of driving 1,626 miles with only a full tank of gas.

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GT4 a hybrid aircraft to be improved as electric one

Volta Volare, an aeronautics company in Portland, Oregon has announced a development of an electric or at least hybrid aircraft for passengers.

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Hull Green gym to power LED lighting system of the area

The city ofHull, UK seems to play the role of host for the first outdoor green gym that converts people power into electricity.

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Nanocrystal-coated fibers might reduce wasted energy

Researchers are developing a technique that uses nanotechnology to harvest energy from hot pipes or engine components to potentially recover energy wasted in factories, power plants and cars.

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Munich is maintaining the interest for renewable energy

Munich continues to maintain its interests for renewable energy power sources and also to glow the Allianz Arena, the place where the local soccer team FC Bayern Munich plays.

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PowerPot- cooking pots to power gadgets and camping devices

It is generally known that thermoelectric materials are able to generate an electrical current due to a temperature gradient within them.

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Rising demand for wind turbines and electric vehicles could strain supplies of some rare earth metals

As the world moves toward greater use of low-carbon and zero-carbon energy sources, a possible bottleneck looms, according to a new MIT study: the supply of certain metals needed for key clean-energy technologies.

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