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Jul 09, 2013

Nanoparticles Poised to Make SSL LEDs Cheaper2

  LEDs, are the most efficient and environmentally friendly light bulbsavailable. However, they come at a higher up-front price than other....More
Jul 02, 2013

Is the Road of Tomorrow Electric?6

Consider a future where trucks and buses continuously are supplied with electric power without carrying large batteries. Instead, power lines are....More
Jun 25, 2013

SolePower: Generate Power When You Walk62

Energy harvesting will move a big step forward if “SolePower,” a power-generating shoe insole becomes a commercial reality....More
Jun 18, 2013

Waste Heat-to-Power Update

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Jun 14, 2013

All-Solid Sulfur-Based Battery Outperforms Lithium-Ion Technology8

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have designed and tested an all-solid lithium-sulfur battery with....More
Jun 10, 2013

Electric Superbike Sets Speed Records52

San Francisco-based Mission Motorcycles unveiled two new electric bikes that it claims are the most advanced available: the Mission RS and Mission R....More
Jun 03, 2013

Dimming LED Lamps: It's All About the BOM vs. Lifetime and More22

iWatt's Scott Brown discusses issues related to the design of IC drivers for consumer LED Solid State Lighting....More
May 17, 2013

Unmanned Aircraft Launched from Aircraft Carrier4

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS-D) recently completed its inaugural carrier-based catapult launch from USS George H.W. Bush (....More
May 14, 2013

Solar-Powered Ship Travels the World22

We have covered several solar panel applications and I just found a new one: the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat....More
What's The Power Plant?

Sam Davis, Editor-in-Chief of Power Electronics Technology, blogs about power from the lowest levels up into the kilowatt region.

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