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Germanium-based solar cell tech for agrivoltaics

2021.01.15 A team of researchers from Germany have developed an improved amorphous germanium PV cell that bounds light in an ultra-thin absorber. The technology relies on plasma-enhanced vapor deposition and magnetron sputtering. According to the scientists,...

Exclusive: U.S. tells European companies they face sanctions risk on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

2021.01.14 The United States warned European companies, who might have helped to build Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, about the risk of sanctions they might face. A source said the U.S. is expected to issue a report on companies it believes are helping the...

Total, Engie partner to develop renewable hydrogen project in France

2021.01.14 Two companies have signed an agreement to develop and operate a renewable hydrogen production site in South of France. It is planned, that the hydrogen production site will be powered by 100MW solar farms and the 40MW electrolyser at the hydrogen...

Seawater aqueous battery based on alloy of zinc and manganese

2021.01.13 A team of researchers in the United States claim to have developed a new anode for aqueous batteries made from zinc-manganese. A working battery making use of this anode, with seawater as an electrolyte, indicated remarkable energy density, and...

Poll: renewables workers 'unfazed' covid-19 impact on industry

2021.01.13 A new survey of energy professionals show confidence in the future resilience of the renewables sector. The study found out, that 85% of renewable energy professionals are expecting the sector to experience growth over the next three years. 70% of...