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IKEA Reports Great 2013 Sustainability Progress

February 5th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

We figured IKEA might be on the right track when we first saw its blue and yellow buildings adorned with solar rooftops. It turns out that the second-largest private commercial solar owner/user in the United States (and the largest per square meter&hellip


Fuel Cell Innovation by Korean Researchers

August 14th, 2013 | by GBE FACTS

This research was published in Scientific Reports on August 13. (Title: Highly Efficient and robust cathode materials for low-temperature solid fuel cells: PrBa0.5Sr0.5Co2-xFexO5+δ ) As high power density devices, fuel cells can convert chemical energy directly into electric power very efficiently and environmentally friendly. Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), based on an oxide ion conducting electrolyte, have several advantages over other types of fuel cells, including relatively inexpensive material costs, low sensitivity to impurities in the fuel, and high overall efficiency



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