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    MIT Develops New Aluminum-Sulfur Battery Concept

    As the world moves toward more sustainable power systems, such as wind and solar, there is a growing need for economical, large-scale battery backup systems that can provide power when sun and wind are blocked or unavailable. Lithium-ion batteries are the most common type of battery on the market. However, they are currently too expensive for […]

  • Plan to Install One of the World’s Largest Rooftop Photovoltaic Systems at UACJ

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    UACJ Plans to Install One of the World’s Largest Rooftop Solar Systems in Thailand

    UACJ (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of UACJ Corporation, signed an agreement with Kansai Energy Solutions (Thailand) Co., Ltd. to construct one of the one of the world’s largest rooftop photovoltaic systems. The solar power system will be installed on the Rayong Works, an aluminum rolling and manufacturing facility in Thailand. Established in February 2010, […]

  • University of Buffalo - Nanocavity

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    New Nanocavity May Improve Light Absorption in Solar Panels and Optoelectronic Devices

    Researchers at the University of Buffalo have developed a photonic structure, or optical nanocavity, comprised of aluminum and aluminum oxide (Al2SO4). According to researchers, placing a single layer of molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) molecules atop this optical nanocavity can increase the amount of light the semiconducting material is able to absorb. A nanocavity is an arrangement of mirrors that […]