Power grid upgrades may cause blackouts, warns Braess's paradox
Physicists demonstrate conditions for laser-driven fusion
Electrochemical approach has potential to efficiently turn low-grade heat to electricity
Vast amounts of excess heat are generated by industrial processes and by electric power plants; researchers around the world have spent decades seeking ways to harness some of this wasted energy. Most such ...
Arizona solar plant achieves six hours after sun goes down
Thames Water, 2OC will deliver power from London's fatbergs
Materials scientists make solar energy chip 100 times more efficient
(Phys.org) —Scientists working at the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES) have improved an innovative solar-energy device to be about 100 times more efficient than its previous ...
'Invisible' particles could enhance thermoelectric devices
Thermoelectric devices—which can either generate an electric current from a difference in temperature or use electricity to produce heating or cooling without moving parts—have been explored in the laboratory ...
India signs on to floating solar energy power plant (w/ video)
Start-up company aims to harness the full potential of producing electricity from waste heat
First ever hybrid solar-coal power plant operating
Lithium to be extracted from geothermal waste
$21 Billion Orbiting Solar Array will Beam Electricity to Earth
Spanish island to be fully powered by wind, water
The smallest and least known of Spain's Canary Islands, El Hierro, is making a splash by becoming the first island in the world fully energy self-sufficient through combined water and wind power.
Converting waste heat into electricity
Bruce White worked with semiconductors and transistors at Motorola and Texas Instruments. But when he left industry for a position on Binghamton University's faculty, the materials scientist decided to take ...