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US DOD developing Fuel Cells to power Soldier wearables to Military Vehicles and Submarines to Military Bases

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A fuel cell is a device that generates electricity by a chemical reaction. It converts hydrogen and oxygen into water, and in the process also creates electricity. Fuel cells provide many advantages, they are environment friendly as they don’t produce pollutants or greenhouse gasses, significantly improving our environment, high energy efficiency ( …

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New technologies and materials for thermal Management for Mission-Critical Military Ground, Sea, Air and Space systems

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Cooling accounts for around 15% of the energy used in buildings in the US and contributes heavily to greenhouse-gas emissions. Worldwide, energy consumption related to cooling is expected to surpass that used for heating by 2070. Cooling challenges are only exacerbated by the harsh environments in which increasing numbers of …

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Microbial Fuel Cell (MFCs) becoming capable to provide continuous sustainable energy to power wireless ensors networks and underwater sensors

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Microbial fuel cells (MFCs), generate electric energy by converting chemical energy from organic compounds through catalytic reactions by microorganisms. Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are envisioned as one of the most promising alternative renewable energy sources because they can generate electric current continuously while treating waste. While these cells individually produce …

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US Military, the world’s largest polluter meeting ambitious renewable energy targets for energy security and reducing climate change

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The  senior military officials intend to “forge ahead under the new administration with a decade-long effort to convert its fuel-hungry operations to renewable power,” according to Reuter report. “We expect that it’s going to continue during the Trump administration,” said Lt. Col. Wayne Kinsel, head of the infrastructure unit of the Air …

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Thermoelectric Generators based on new materials to power future homes, deep space missions and Military equipment

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A thermoelectric (TE) device can directly convert heat emanating from the Sun, radioisotopes, automobiles, industrial sectors, or even the human body to electricity. Many electrical and mechanical devices, such as car engines, produce heat as a byproduct of their normal operation. It’s called “waste heat,” and its existence is required by …

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