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About Tom Breunig (189 Articles)
Tom Breunig is principal at Cleantech Concepts, a market research firm tracking R&D projects in the cleantech sector. He is a technology industry veteran and former international marketing and communications executive who has worked with organizations in semiconductor design, water monitoring, energy efficiency and environmental sensing. He has spoken at numerous technology and energy conferences.
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Here’s why AI is so power-hungry

By Kate Saenko, Boston University This month, Google forced out a prominent AI ethics researcher after she voiced frustration with the company for making her withdraw a [...]

January 10, 2021 // 0 Comments

Electricity from Falling Snow

Energy harvesting has made great strides over the past few years. Companies have begin harvesting kinetic energy from people dancing on surfaces, and researchers are [...]

December 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

From A-Z: Extracting Zinc from Waste Ash

Incineration of solid waste produces millions of tonnes of waste fly ash each year, that in developed nations most commonly ends up in landfill. But the ash often contains [...]

December 16, 2020 // 0 Comments

Graphene Heat Pipes Offer Improved Cooling

Copper heat pipes have long been used for cooling electronics in many different environments. Now researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have found that [...]

December 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

Single Crystal Tech for Li-ion Batteries

​RICHLAND, Wash.—A promising technology under development by major battery makers has become even more attractive, thanks to researchers who have taken an unprecedented [...]

December 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

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