Iron-Gallium Alloy Shows Promise as a Power-Generation Device

An alloy first made nearly two decades ago by the U. S. Navy could provide an efficient new way to produce electricity. The material, dubbed Galfenol, consists of iron doped with the metal gallium. In new experiments, researchers from UCLA, the University of North Texas (UNT), and the Air Force Research Laboratories have shown that […]

Professors Say US Has Fallen Behind On Offshore Wind Power

University of Delaware faculty from the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE), the College of Engineering and the Alfred Lerner School of Business and Economics say that the U.S. has fallen behind in offshore wind power. The UD professors, who are all affiliated with UD’s Center for Carbon Free Power Integration (CCPI), reported their […]

Saft America Awarded $6.1M for Development of Lithium-Ion Battery Technology

Saft America has received a $6.1 million contract from the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Advanced Battery Consortium to develop lithium-ion 12-volt modules for use vehicle stop-start battery application use. (Image:Claus Ableiter) The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) and the United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC) have collaborated to award $6.1 million to Saft […]