Self-charging battery gets boost from nanocomposite film
Image: Testing electric propulsion
On Aug. 19, National Aviation Day, a lot of people are reflecting on how far aviation has come in the last century. Could this be the future – a plane with many electric motors that can hover like a helicopter ...
Sodium-ion battery cathode has highest energy density to date
Generator uses the human body as an electrode to power portable electronics
Where's the real value in Tesla's patent pledge?
With the much-anticipated arrival next month of electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla's Model S to Australian shores, it's a good time to revisit Tesla's pledge to freely share patents. ...
Making an e-bike out of a bicycle with conversion kit
Interview: What does the future hold for energy and lighting?
New study finds price of wind energy in US at an all-time low; competitiveness of wind has improved
Wind energy pricing is at an all-time low, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Energy and prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). The prices offered by wind ...
Water desalination system works up to several times faster than others
Electric vehicle consumers better off with electric range under 100 miles, study says
Until battery cost is cut down to $100 per kilowatt hour, the majority of U.S. consumers for battery electric vehicles (BEV) will be better off by choosing an electric vehicle with a range below 100 miles, according to a ...
Arizona solar plant achieves six hours after sun goes down
Research shows how buildings can better generate and retain energy
A PhD student at the Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) on the University of Exeter's Penryn Campus has published research whose aim is to help improve the efficiency and performance of Building ...