The first electric vehicle rental project for tourists in Japan struggles to make a profit
Researchers at the Cambridge Service Alliance at the University of Cambridge, have suggested new ways of increasing the uptake of electric car usage.
Greenpeace protests Europe's ageing nuclear plants
Greenpeace activists broke into the grounds of nuclear plants in six European countries Wednesday, urging governments to close down ageing reactors on safety grounds.
Smart grid for electric vehicle fleet
Being able to charge up to 30 electric cars at once requires some ingenious energy management. Researchers are incorporating a mix of renewables into the design of a smart grid for Germany's largest charging ...
Dubai focuses on technology in 'smart city' bid
(AP)—After years of chasing the biggest and the best, the fast-growing Mideast city of Dubai is turning to technology to help the little things in life run more smoothly.
Stanford scientist to unveil 50-state plan to transform US to renewable energy
Stanford Professor Mark Jacobson and his colleagues recently developed detailed plans to transform the energy infrastructure of New York, California and Washington states from fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable resources ...
Tests find Rossi's E-Cat has an energy density at least 10 times higher than any conventional energy source
Molten-air battery's storage capacity among the highest of any battery type
New technique to make LED lamps even more compact while supplying more light
LEDs are durable and save energy. Now researchers have found a way to make LED lamps even more compact while supplying more light than commercially available models. The key to success: transistors made of ...
Sodium-ion battery cathode has highest energy density to date
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Although low temperature fuel cells powered by methanol or hydrogen have been well studied, existing low temperature fuel cell technologies cannot directly use biomass as a fuel because of the lack of an ...
Tesla unveils 'Gigafactory' to ramp up mass-market car
Tesla Motors unveiled plans Wednesday for a so-called "Gigafactory" for advanced electric car batteries as part of a plan to move from niche manufacturer to mass market carmaker.
Gazans turn to solar power as fuel crisis bites
On the roof of Gaza City's children's hospital, a pristine row of solar panels gleams in the sunlight, an out-of-place symbol of modern, clean energy in the impoverished Strip.
Material technology that can increase performance of fuel cells
Fuel cells convert chemical energy stored in fuel into electricity without combustion. They hold great promise as a clean energy alternative to fossil fuels because they use mostly hydrogen gas, and their ...