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polymorphs

NREL Researchers Create New Materials With Unusual Properties

In Vonnegut's case, the "ice-nine" he wrote about in "Cat's Cradle" was a solid polymorph of water with a much higher melting point than...
Inorganic Thin-Film Materials

NREL Opens Large Database of Inorganic Thin-Film Materials

The High Throughput Experimental Materials (HTEM) Database contains more than 140,000 sample entries collected by NREL scientists investigating inorganic materials for use in advanced...
Magnesium-Metal Batteries

NREL Research Overcomes Major Technical Obstacles in Magnesium-Metal Batteries

A proof-of-concept paper published in Nature Chemistry detailed how the scientists pioneered a method to enable the reversible chemistry of magnesium metal in the noncorrosive carbonate-based...
solar cell

NREL, University of Washington Scientists Elevate Quantum Dot Solar Cell World...

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) established a new world efficiency record for quantum dot solar cells,...
solar cells

NREL, Swiss Scientists Power Past Solar Efficiency Records

Collaboration between researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM), and the...
quantum

NREL’s Quantum Dot Research Yields Greater Control

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed new designer quantum dot systems with greater control over beneficial...
Microbial Energy

New Method of Microbial Energy Production Discovered

For all living things to succeed, they must reproduce and have the energy to do so. An organism's ability to extract energy from its...
battery, solar energy, Solar PV, cellulolytic, CdTe, Photovoltaic, solar, silicon solar cells, thermoelectric, NREL, battery, HydroGEN

NREL’s Advanced Atomic Layer Deposition Enables Lithium-Ion Battery Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Forge Nano to commercialize NREL's patented...
battery

Revolutionary Method Reveals Impact of Short Circuits on Battery Safety

How lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries behave under short-circuit conditions can now be examined, using a new approach to help improve reliability and safety - developed...
battery safety

Revolutionary method reveals impact of short circuits on battery safety

How lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries behave under short-circuit conditions can now be examined using a new approach developed by a UCL-led team to help improve...
battery, solar energy, Solar PV, cellulolytic, CdTe, Photovoltaic, solar, silicon solar cells, thermoelectric, NREL, battery, HydroGEN

Experts Outline Pathway for Generating Up to Ten Terawatts of Power...

The annual potential of solar energy far exceeds the world's energy consumption, but the goal of using the sun to provide a significant fraction...
Perovskite

NREL’s New Perovskite Ink Opens Window for Quality Cells

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) developed a new perovskite ink with a long processing window that...
solar fuels

NREL Researchers Capture Excess Photon Energy to Produce Solar Fuels

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed a proof-of-principle photoelectrochemical cell capable of capturing excess photon energy...
battery, solar energy, Solar PV, cellulolytic, CdTe, Photovoltaic, solar, silicon solar cells, thermoelectric, NREL, battery, HydroGEN

New Report Shines Light on Installed Costs and Deployment Barriers for...

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are making available the most detailed component and system-level cost breakdowns...
Polycrystalline Perovskites

NREL Research Pinpoints Promise of Polycrystalline Perovskites

A team of scientists from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) determined that surface recombination limits the performance of polycrystalline perovskite solar...
Wind Technology

National Wind Technology Center Begins First Validation of Wave Energy Conversion...

The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has begun validation work on the first water power...
Innovation Incubator

NREL Announces Third Round of Start-Ups to Participate in the Wells...

The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will help an additional 10 companies advance their technologies under the third round of the Wells...
Renewable Hydrogen

NREL Pioneers Better Way to Make Renewable Hydrogen

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) developed a method which boosts the longevity of high-efficiency photocathodes in photoelectrochemical...
Biofuels

NREL Researchers Discover How a Bacterium, Clostridium thermocellum, Utilizes both CO2...

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) made the surprise discovery that a metabolic pathway to take up CO2...
battery, solar energy, Solar PV, cellulolytic, CdTe, Photovoltaic, solar, silicon solar cells, thermoelectric, NREL, battery, HydroGEN

NREL to Lead New Consortium to Develop Advanced Water Splitting Materials...

The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has formed a new consortium with five other national labs intended to accelerate the development of...