America's place in the sun: Energy report sets goal
Fujifilm breaks record with thermoelectric material
Russians to deploy floating nuclear power plant
Physicists find a compound to more efficiently convert waste heat to electrical power
Physicists at the University of Houston's physics department and the Texas Center for Superconductivity are working on an innovation that could boost vehicle mileage by 5 percent and power plant and industrial processing ...
Satellites help power grid keep its balance
Imagine a generator pumping more electricity than a nuclear power plant into the grid, but inconsistently and without the grid's caretakers being able to see what it was doing. How could they maintain the ...
German bank reports solar power cost in India and Italy has reached grid parity
New insight into thermoelectric materials may boost green technologies
Thermoelectric materials can turn a temperature difference into an electric voltage. Among their uses in a variety of specialized applications: generating power on space probes and cooling seats in fancy ...
How a metamaterial might improve a depression treatment
A brain stimulation technique that is used to treat tough cases of depression could be considerably improved with a new headpiece designed by University of Michigan engineers.
Green conversion of heat to electricity
Soon, it will be possible to produce electricity from heat over 30 degrees emitted from a waste incinerator, refinery, or data processor. The start-up Osmoblue has just confirmed the feasibility of this new ...
Breakthrough promises significantly more efficient solar cells
A new technique developed by U of T Engineering Professor Ted Sargent and his research group could lead to significantly more efficient solar cells, according to a recent paper published in the journal Nano Le ...
Volkswagen shows all-electric four-seater at Wolfsburg meet
Energy companies testing "liquid air" as a means of storing backup electricity
Renewable energy won't fix Abu Dhabi's consumption problem, research finds
(Phys.org) —Abu Dhabi's recent expensive renewable energy venture will neither allow the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to forgo construction of conventional energy generation, nor will it provide more than ...
No danger from magnetic fields in electric cars
Many people are concerned that electric cars produce dangerous magnetic fields. New research shows that this is not the case.