Study investigates power generation from the meeting of river water and seawater
Where the river meets the sea, there is the potential to harness a significant amount of renewable energy, according to a team of mechanical engineers at MIT.
Study shows wind and solar plant benefits vary by location
Thames Water, 2OC will deliver power from London's fatbergs
New inexpensive, efficient catalysts offer viable way to store and reuse renewable energy
Two University of Calgary researchers have developed a ground-breaking way to make new affordable and efficient catalysts for converting electricity into chemical energy.
Energy from new Australian wind farms cheaper than from new coal or gas plants, report shows
Model shows wind could meet many times world's total power demand by 2030
In 2030, if all energy is converted to clean energy, humans will consume about eleven-and-a-half terawatts of power every year, all sources combined. If there is to be a clean-energy economy based on renewable ...
Scotland passes turbine test to harness tidal power
New method to examine batteries -- MRI from the inside
There is an ever-increasing need for advanced batteries for portable electronics, such as phones, cameras, and music players, but also to power electric vehicles and to facilitate the distribution and storage of energy derived ...
Solar could meet California energy demand three to five times over
In the face of global climate change, increasing the use of renewable energy resources is one of the most urgent challenges facing the world. Further development of one resource, solar energy, is complicated ...
Solar plane revs up for historic round-the-world flight
A solar powered plane aims to fly into history on Monday, taking off from Abu Dhabi on a round-the-world odyssey to promote alternative energy.
Boeing 737 factory to move to clean energy
Boeing said Tuesday it plans to buy renewable energy credits to replace fossil-fuel power at the factory in Washington state where it assembles its 737 commercial airplanes.
Turmoil, conflicts cloud global energy future
Researchers use real-world data to model the effect of more solar on the grid
American electrical utilities do a pretty fantastic job of getting us electricity when we need it. In 2006, the power was out on average for just 0.03 percent of the year in the United States. But right now, ...
First-ever global life cycle assessment of renewable energy future
A future where electricity comes mostly from low-carbon sources is not only feasible in terms of material demand, but will significantly reduce air pollution, a study published in the today's Proceedings of ...