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The Nobel Prize, Exxon & The Beginning Of A Battery Revolution

October 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

It would be hard to think of any technology more critical to today’s technological wonders than the lithium-ion battery, which is found in everything from tiny hearing aids to giant power plants. Three pioneers of our “rechargeable world” — John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino — have now won a well-deserved Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work in developing lithium-ion energy storage technology (as reported by Bloomberg)


Nobel Family Backing “Sustainable” UK Venture Capital Fund

November 28th, 2017 | by James Ayre

The Nobel family of Sweden, known internationally for the Nobel Prize series of awards, as well as the billionaire co-founder of Hargreaves Lansdown, are now backing a new venture capital fund that will be investing in manufacturing and service companies based in Britain that are focused on on the production or use of "sustainable" technologies, according to recent reports


Intro To 6000 Years Of Solar

May 14th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

Originally published on Green Building Elements. Thanks to John Perlin for providing GBE with this intro to his book on the history [&hellip


60 Years of Solar Cells!

May 2nd, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on Suniblog. By David Baldwin The newsreel is just 90 seconds long. It is incredibly — and, to me, endearingly — [&hellip



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