German government okays wide reform of green power switch
The German government approved Tuesday a sweeping reform of a law on its vaunted green "energy transformation" to reduce subsidies for renewables and stem rising electricity prices.
Pioneering research offers new insight into improved wave energy testing
Pioneering research could provide a significant boost in the vital quest to harness wave power as a viable renewable energy source for the future.
Toward 'vanishing' electronics and unlocking nanomaterials' power potential
Brain sensors and electronic tags that dissolve. Boosting the potential of renewable energy sources. These are examples of the latest research from two pioneering scientists selected as this year's Kavli lecturers at the ...
The science of creating catalysts for energy storage
(Phys.org) —In Inorganic Chemistry, Dr. Dan DuBois at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory shares three fundamental discoveries made to build catalysts that drive the storage of electrical energy inside chemical bonds. ...
Computer simulations help predict blast scenarios, also have crossover appeal in animation
Simulation-based engineering science (SBES) allows researchers to predict the effects of building explosions and analyze the response of building materials to those threats. Using a $400,000, five-year CAREER grant from the ...