Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity.
A new review indicates that flowers may be able to manipulate the laws of physics, by playing with light, using mechanical tricks, and harnessing electrostatic forces to attract pollinators.
How much electricity flows through the grid? When and where? Where are the bottlenecks? What happens when wind turbines and solar cells feed in additional energy? The answer to these questions are essential for the global ...
Lufthansa and General Electric will jointly invest some 250 million euros ($270 million) in Poland to build a plant that will service aircraft engines starting in 2018, authorities said Monday.
A student engineer from the University of Sussex has won a national car industry award for designing a new battery that could revolutionise electric vehicles.
In recent years, computers have gotten remarkably good at recognizing speech and images: Think of the dictation software on most cellphones, or the algorithms that automatically identify people in photos posted to Facebook.
IKEA shoppers in Ludwigsburg can now use a special electric charging station. Werner Spec (Ludwigsburg's mayor), Prof. Wilhelm Bauer (Fraunhofer IAO director), Ulf Wenzig (IKEA Germany sustainability manager), and Anja Heinle ...
Researcher at TU Graz demonstrates in Nature Materials that it is possible to combine the high-energy density of batteries with the high-power output of super capacitors in a single system – thanks to liquid energy storage ...
The Obama administration has decided not to change government fuel economy requirements for cars and light trucks despite protests from automakers.
Engineering researchers develop a process that could make big data and cloud storage more energy efficient
As big data and cloud applications flourish, one of the grand challenges for future computing is finding energy-efficient methods for data storage.