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Electric vehicle users look for the convenience of charging in public and residential locations, enjoying an easy-to-use and aesthetically pleasing smart device. Bayer is meeting and exceeding these expectations with material innovations that enable the deployment of safe and attractive charging stations. Polycarbonate and polycarbonate blends from Bayer MaterialScience are perfectly positioned to meet these user expectations while enhancing the equipment manufacturer’s brand and the image of the charging service provider. 

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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced it has established the world’s first process to reuse rare earth metals extracted from nickel-metal hydride batteries for new nickel-metal hydride batteries to recycle precious resources. Honda said that so far, it has been extracting an oxide containing rare earth metals from used nickel-metal hydride batteries at the plant of […] 

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Date Announced: 03 Mar 2013 The one-foot square LED flat light module looks like something you would pull out of a computer, but the aluminum printed circuit board is actually covered with 196 light emitting diodes. LED lighting is already touted as an energy-saving, long-lasting lighting technology, but the news seems to be getting even better and better. In a recently released technical analysis conduc

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Date Announced: 04 Mar 2013 EnvironmentalLights.com, a leading online resource for high-quality, energy-efficient LED lighting systems, recently added a premium line of modular LED under cabinet lighting to their growing line of LED under cabinet lighting systems. The Environmental Lights Modular Premium LED under cabinet lighting line features three interchangeable lighting options: Ultra Thin LED light bars, Angled LED lig

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Two Swiss companies have teamed up to build three floating “solar islands”, each with 100 photovoltaic panels, on Lake Neuchâtel this year. Each of the floating islands — made by energy company Viteos and photovoltaics specialist Nolaris — will measure 25 metres in diameter, are to be used as laboratories to test concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies. CSP plants concentrate sunlight onto boilers to produce steam, which is sent via a pipeline to a shore-based plant where it drives steam t

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