Tests find Rossi's E-Cat has an energy density at least 10 times higher than any conventional energy source
Energy companies testing "liquid air" as a means of storing backup electricity
Scientists develop cheaper, more efficient fuel cells
(Phys.org) —Using the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron, researchers have discovered a way to create cheaper fuel cells by dividing normally expensive platinum metal into nanoparticles (or even single ...
Physicists develop revolutionary low-power polariton laser
(Phys.org) —Lasers are an unseen backbone of modern society. They're integral to technologies ranging from high-speed Internet services to Blu-ray players.
A hidden population of exotic neutron stars
(Phys.org) —Magnetars – the dense remains of dead stars that erupt sporadically with bursts of high-energy radiation - are some of the most extreme objects known in the Universe. A major campaign using ...
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 ...
The long road to the 2000-watt society
The vision of a society in which each inhabitant of the earth manages to consume only 2000 watts (48 kilowatt-hours per day) has already been around for 15 years. During this time, there has been a steady incr ...
Solar Kettle allows for boiling water off the grid
Report heralds new $50 billion energy industry for Australia
A new energy sector based on algal biofuels could guarantee Australia's transport fuel and food security far into the future, a new report says.
Philippines approves three new wind farms
The Philippines has approved three wind farm projects that will generate 208 megawatts, enough to power more than 40,000 middle-class homes, an energy official said on Monday.
New evidence suggests some birds gave up flight to become better swimmers
Scientists determine activation barrier in ammonia-sulfuric acid clusters that could lead to cloud formation
(Phys.org) —Ammonia must overcome an energy barrier to join sulfuric acid and water to create clusters that can lead to cloud formation, according to scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ...
New filtration material could make petroleum refining cheaper, more efficient
A newly synthesized material might provide a dramatically improved method for separating the highest-octane components of gasoline. Measurements at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ...
User awareness key to effective energy monitoring
A new project makes the user interface for intelligent buildings monitor energy supply and consumption more easily accessible to everybody, from geeks to computer-illiterates.