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High-power electrostatic actuators: the future of artificial muscles

Using ferroelectric materials, researchers have been able to create a high-power electrostatic actuator that can generate a strong force at a low driving voltage creating new opportunities for artificial muscles.
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Rydberg atoms and atomic engineering

F Barry Dunning, a professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Rice University, explores the atomic states within Rydberg atoms and their possibilities in atomic engineering.
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Councils can save residents £1600 off their annual energy bills with rooftop solar

Rooftop solar energy provided by councils could help the UK through the energy crisis, saving on costs and lowering national carbon emissions.
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The thermal energy device which converts body heat to electricity

A newly developed thermal energy device presents a new way to continuously power wearable electronics, with a 6.5 times increase in power density compared with other generators.
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Reconfiguring the whole energy system for a net zero future

In order to achieve a net zero future, the UK needs more tangible support to achieve net zero ambitions – including better infrastructure for sustainable energy.
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Which countries are the most prepared to reach net zero emissions?

Despite being among the top 20 biggest polluters of 2020, the UK is the second most prepared country to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
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The Tonga volcanic eruption caused electric currents in space

Electric currents in space were seen after the deadly volcanic eruption in Tonga, following the atmospheric shock waves and sonic booms witnessed on Earth.

Study explores cheaper way to produce compounds for pharmaceuticals

Researchers have developed a new tool that can make it easier and cheaper to fabricate the compounds needed for pharmaceuticals.
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Artificial intelligence to predict the future in the energy sector

It is increasingly important to be able to predict the conditions affecting the generation, distribution and consumption of energy. VTT EnergyTeller is lending a hand
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Lowest-income populations face 40% more exposure to heat waves

Rising global temperatures are creating imminent heat waves, which are set to impact poorer populations more substantially than wealthier ones.
Recursive Urbanism, people and places

What is Recursive Urbanism? 

Here, Paul Guzzardo explores the discipline of Recursive Urbanism, and how media shapes relationships between people and places.
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TED Gen: The Combined heat and power revolution

Here, TED Generation (TED Gen) explains how to improve the economic and environmental future of your business – using Combined heat and power (CHP) to decrease energy costs and rewrite carbon footprints.
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Quasicrystals research

Here, Professor of Physics Zbigniew M. Stadnik at the University of Ottawa, explores research into the unusual physical properties and potential applications of Quasicrystals.
Ofgem Strategic Innovation Fund

£450m Strategic Innovation Fund to deliver greener energy networks

A new £450 million Ofgem Strategic Innovation Fund will deliver greener ways to heat up and power homes and businesses.
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Asia’s renewable energy future

Minghui Zhang, Head of Section and Benoit Nguyen, Head of Department at DNV, describe Asia’s renewable energy future.
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Building the new wave of renewable energy technology

Rémi Gruet, CEO at Ocean Energy Europe, shares his thoughts on building the new wave of renewable energy technology.
THz photonics, data

Going beyond 6G: The role of THz photonics communication

Cyril Renaud, Professor of Photonics, University College London, explores the potential of using THz as a means of communication.
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Europe’s clear direction towards clean energy transition

Megan Warrender, Assistant Editor at Open Access Government, explores how Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy is firmly set on achieving Europe’s ambitious targets for transforming the energy sector.
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Why is data so critical to decarbonisation?

Matthew Roderick, CEO of n3rgy, explains why smart meters and the data within them are key to controlling and storing green renewable energy.
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Innovative ideas for saving energy

The internet is awash with articles about saving energy, but here, Julian Grant, General Manager of Chauvin Arnoux UK, puts forward some ideas that are rather less well known, but which can nevertheless deliver the biggest savings.

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