Results For: Energy & Renewables

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  • A New Perovskite Based Anode For Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

    The new perovskite anode is a single phase material which is stable over the operating temperatures of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (600 – 1000 degrees Centigrade) both in fuel and air atmospheres.

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  • Efficient Hydrogen generation for renewable energy storage and transmission

    Efficient Hydrogen generation for renewable energy storage and transmission Within an ongoing Research and Development project new materials and designs have been developed to electrolyse steam at 500 – 600 ºC. The elevated temperature makes the conversion process more efficient by simpli...

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  • SOFCRoll - an advance in solid oxide fuel cell technology

    The SOFCRoll fuel cell overcomes many of the exisiting challenges of other solid oxide fuel cells. Its double spiral geometry reduces the cost and the number of steps in producing fuel cells. The SOFCRoll has been further developed by St Andrews Fuel Cells Ltd, and is now available to licence

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  • Combined Tidal Stream/Reversible Hydrogen System for Balanced Renewable Generation

    By coupling the generators with a reversible fuel cell to store the spare energy as hydrogen gas, to be used later when needed, the reversible fuel cell should have good efficiency and reliability, as there are no pumps etc to use power or break down. It is also a simple,

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  • Supercell diffractive optics for thin film solar cells

    Light absorption in thin films can be strongly enhanced when guided modes supported by the thin films are excited. We present a novel design for diffraction gratings combined with a supercell which shifts energy from low to higher diffraction orders boosting solar cell efficiency.

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  • Real-time chemical component analysis for monitoring and optimising process performance

    An innovative technique that enables continuous, real-time, in-situ component analysis and concentration measurements using proprietary software in combination with physical property sensors. This technique has applications in industrial carbon capture, gas desulphurisation, and gas sweetening proce...

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  • High-resolution bioclimate map of the world

    This global bioclimate dataset provides a robust spatial analytical framework for the integration and analysis of ecological and environmental data for climate modelling.

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  • Combined light communication and energy harvesting from solar panel receivers

    A technology allowing solar panels to harvest light energy while also acting as the receiver elements of light-based communication links or networks. These self-powered nodes allow networks of communicating devices to be assembled within the Internet of Things, Sensor Network applications, and in po...

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  • Optical Illuminator

    The invention addresses the important issue of uniformity of illumination in street lighting. It is a novel, non-imaging optic which can be combined with LEDs to produce illumination uniformity and footprints of various and defined diameters and shapes. This cannot be achieved by conventional opti...

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  • Smart Building Management System

    A novel building energy management system has been developed for managing energy usage; heating, cooling, lighting etc. The system is based on a wireless sensor architecture and advanced artificial intelligence network. The system is able to optimise environmental controls based on remote, real-tim...

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