'Cold fusion' moves closer to mainstream acceptance
A potential new energy source so controversial that people once regarded it as junk science is moving closer to acceptance by the mainstream scientific community. That's the conclusion of the organizer of ...
Researchers evaluate highway rest areas for wind power
Illinois is the Prairie State and home to the Windy City. And sometimes, when standing out in that prairie and feeling the wind racing across the state, you begin to wonder if there is anything between here and Kansas that ...
How a Solar-Hydrogen Economy Could Supply the World's Energy Needs
New battery design could help solar and wind power the grid
(Phys.org) —Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have designed a low-cost, long-life battery that could enable solar and wind ...
SustainX builds 1.5 MW isotherm compressed air energy storage system
5 Sources of Alternative Energy You May Not Have Heard Of
Solar power coming to a store near you
(AP) -- Solar technology is going where it has never gone before: onto the shelves at retail stores where do-it-yourselfers can now plunk a panel into a shopping cart and bring it home to install.
Electricity collected from the air could become the newest alternative energy source
Imagine devices that capture electricity from the air ― much like solar cells capture sunlight ― and using them to light a house or recharge an electric car. Imagine using similar panels on the ...
Could solar wind power Earth?
Nanostructures enhance light trapping for solar fuel generation
Are some governments taking 'peak oil' seriously?
Easing Atmospheric CO2 Levels Using Nanotubes and Sunlight
Driving down fuel usage: MIT spinout fits gas-guzzlers with electric powertrains, cutting gas consumption
Despite their potential to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and fuel consumption, electric and hybrid cars and trucks struggled for years to find a solid customer base. Much of the reason came down to ...
Self-cleaning technology from Mars can keep terrestrial solar panels dust free
Find dusting those tables and dressers a chore or a bore? Dread washing the windows? Imagine keeping dust and grime off objects spread out over an area of 25 to 50 football fields. That's the problem facing ...