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A new way to turn heat into energy

September 24, 2019

Scientists find new way to capture heat that otherwise would have been lost. An international team of scientists…
Generating electrical power from waste heat

July 14, 2018

New Sandia solid-state silicon device may one day power space missions Directly converting electrical power to heat is…
Atomically thin nanowires convert heat to electricity more efficiently

June 1, 2018

Waste heat can be converted to electricity more efficiently using one-dimensional nanoscale materials as thin as an atom…
Thin film converts heat from electronics into energy

April 18, 2018

Nearly 70 percent of the energy produced in the United States each year is wasted as heat. Much…
Urban Food from Residual Heat – Open Innovation Competition

May 3, 2017

The Swedish cities of Malmö, Lund, Oskarshamn and Bjuv are looking for creative partners with innovative solutions that…
Powered by magnets, energy harvester converts wasted heat into electricity

March 6, 2017

Researchers at Virginia Tech have built a device that uses a pair of magnets and a piezoelectric lever…
A novel way to power greener homes

September 30, 2016

Cheaper, cleaner power for your home could be on the near horizon. With the support of a U.S.…
Yale researchers’ technology turns wasted heat into power

June 28, 2016

Researchers at Yale have developed a new technology that could make energy from the low-temperature wasted heat produced…
Boosting gas mileage by turning engine heat into electricity

July 27, 2015

Automakers are looking for ways to improve their fleets’ average fuel efficiency, and scientists may have a new…
New Air Recovery System Could Save Poultry Farmers Millions Annually

July 16, 2015

One of the largest variable expenses in poultry production is heating the barns in which chickens and turkeys…
Forging a future in green steelmaking

March 16, 2015

Australian smart technology that harvests blast furnace waste and converts it into a new product to make cement,…
Running on waste heat: thermoelectric devices turn waste heat into electricity for vehicles and other machines

August 11, 2014

It’s estimated that more than half of U.S. energy — from vehicles and heavy equipment, for instance — is…
Research hub for green manufacturing

June 13, 2014

Mixed plastic and glass waste is set to become a valuable commodity with the establishment of an $8.8…
A new way to harness waste heat

May 21, 2014

Vast amounts of excess heat are generated by industrial processes and by electric power plants; researchers around the…
Spintronic Thermoelectric Power Generators

March 25, 2014

Imagine a computer so efficient that it can recycle its own waste heat to produce electricity. While such…
Research Creates New Opportunities from Waste Heat

September 19, 2013

Physicists at the University of Houston’s physics department and the Texas Center for Superconductivity are working on an…
‘Waste heat’ may economize CO2 capture

April 3, 2013

 In some of the first results from a federally funded initiative to find new ways of capturing carbon…
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