Vortex Bladeless aims for lower-cost wind energy approach
How nuclear power-generating reactors have evolved since their birth in the 1950s
There is no credible path to climate stabilization that does not include a substantial role for nuclear power.
Japan nuclear watchdog approves one more reactor
Japan's nuclear watchdog on Wednesday gave the green light to restart one more atomic reactor, weeks after the government said a fifth of the country's electricity supply should come from atomic power.
New methods to study sound generated by wind power plants
A new two-year research project on sound produced by wind power plants was launched at Lappeenranta University of Technology, LUT in May. In the study, the formation and dissemination of sound from wind power generators, ...
US West's power grid must be prepared for impacts of climate change
Electricity generation and distribution infrastructure in the Western United States must be "climate-proofed" to diminish the risk of future power shortages, according to research by two Arizona State University ...
Hycopter stores energy in form of hydrogen, not air
Japan court upholds nuclear power plant injunction
A Japanese court upheld an injunction banning the restart of two nuclear reactors, a report said Tuesday, in a blow to the government's ambitions to return to atomic power generation.
Students build portable hybrid power system to help in natural disasters
When natural disasters like the earthquakes in Nepal or the volcano eruption in Chile occur, one of the most pressing issues hindering rescue efforts is the loss of electricity.
Artificial muscles get graphene boost
Researchers in South Korea have developed an electrode consisting of a single-atom-thick layer of carbon to help make more durable artificial muscles.
Coal, medicine, trains top Tokyo's Asia infrastructure plan
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's offer of $110 billion in fresh infrastructure financing for Asia is as much about Japan's agenda for selling its clean coal know-how and other technologies as it is about keeping ...
Advocacy group: Wind turbine rules needed to protect birds
The sky above a tabletop-flat expanse of eastern Michigan farmland near Lake Huron is a well-traveled pathway for migratory birds journeying between summer nesting areas in Canada's boreal forests and wintering ...