40% efficient solar cells to be used for solar electricity
Why a hydrogen economy doesn't make sense
Scientists mimic essence of plants' energy storage system
In a revolutionary leap that could transform solar power from a marginal, boutique alternative into a mainstream energy source, MIT researchers have overcome a major barrier to large-scale solar power: storing ...
Mini Nuclear Power Plants Could Power 20,000 Homes (Update)
Tests find Rossi's E-Cat has an energy density at least 10 times higher than any conventional energy source
Micro Fuel Cells Get Closer to Replacing Batteries
A solar cell that stores its own power: World's first 'solar battery' runs on light and air
Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world's first solar battery.
Bladeless wind turbine inspired by Tesla
Researchers achieve 'holy grail' of battery design: A stable lithium anode
Engineers across the globe have been racing to design smaller, cheaper and more efficient rechargeable batteries to meet the power storage needs of everything from handheld gadgets to electric cars.
H2CAR could fuel entire U.S. transportation sector
Power Japan Plus announces dual carbon battery that charges 20 times faster than current lithium ion batteries
Kites could provide electricity for 100,000 homes
Researchers develop energy-dense sugar battery
A Virginia Tech research team has developed a battery that runs on sugar and has an unmatched energy density, a development that could replace conventional batteries with ones that are cheaper, refillable, ...
NREL Solar Cell Sets World Efficiency Record at 40.8 Percent
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have set a world record in solar cell efficiency with a photovoltaic device that converts 40.8 percent of the light ...