Enhanced yet affordable material for supercapacitors: Mass production of 3D mesoporous graphene nano-balls
Korean Researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) developed a new method to massively synthesize enhanced yet affordable materials for supercapacitors.
Tech review: Solar recharging for big gadgets, on the go
I review gadgets every week, and I love it, but nothing makes me giddy like trying out a new solar charging system.
Getting the most out of home electricity
Large household appliances, such as refrigerators and washing machines, account for a huge amount of daily electricity consumption. An EU-funded project has developed a system to help you and your neighbours ...
Affordable, scalable process of carbon nanotube-based catalyst outperforming platinum for electric-automobiles
Korean researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), S. Korea, developed a novel bio-inspired composite electrocatalyst outperforming platinum.
New material holds big energy hope
(Phys.org) —A new material that can store large amounts of energy with very little energy loss has been developed by researchers at the Australian National University.
Student's flashlight works by body heat, not batteries
IEA: Global renewable energy growing fast
Renewable energy is growing fast around the world and will edge out natural gas as the second biggest source of electricity, after coal, by 2016, according to a five-year outlook published Wednesday by the ...
Policy issues plague hydropower as wind power backup
Theoretically, hydropower can step in when wind turbines go still, but barriers to this non-polluting resource serving as a backup are largely policy- and regulation-based, according to Penn State researchers.
Clock ticking for Obama climate change push
President Barack Obama is running out of time to make good on his lofty vow to confront climate change head-on, and Congress is in no mood to help.
Technology for the next generation
Luminescent materials are increasingly starring in many aspects of our daily lives. They can be found in traffic lights, computer screens, smartphones and tablets, Euro banknotes, medical devices, and films ...
High-mileage hybrids have huge payoff
Modern electric hybrid vehicles have been sold in the United States for more than a decade. Honda's two-door Insight hit the U.S. market in 1999, and Toyota marketed its first hybrid four-door sedan, the Prius, in 2000. Many ...
Juiced roads: Volvo explores electric power for trucks, buses
Poland may delay launch of nuclear plants
Poland could delay building its first nuclear power plants as natural gas, including shale gas, becomes less costly, the prime minister of the central European heavyweight said Tuesday.
Tesla to demo quick-swap electric car batteries
Tesla Motors said Thursday it would demonstrate a way to quickly recharge electric cars by swapping drained batteries for fresh power cells.