Data centers—large clusters of servers that power cloud computing operations, e-commerce and more—are one of the largest and fastest-growing consumers of electricity in the United States.
Nuclear energy provides about 11% of the world's total electricity today. This power source produces no carbon dioxide during plant operation, meaning it doesn't contribute to climate change via greenhouse gas ...
It took a price cut to generate a run on Chevrolet's 2015 Spark EV, with savvy car buyers realizing the lower price and federal electric vehicle tax credit can make for a super deal.
There is no credible path to climate stabilization that does not include a substantial role for nuclear power.
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.
Oregon is about to embark on a first-in-the-nation program that aims to charge car owners not for the fuel they use, but for the miles they drive.
Five Northeastern University student-researchers have worked to address the worldwide water crisis, designing a solar-powered desalination system that produces potable ocean water.
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.
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.
A transformer developed by the Robinson Research Institute, currently in factory testing in Christchurch, has successfully handled top current capacity—1390 amps—and measurements show the energy losses were half that ...
The International Monetary Fund voiced alarm Monday about energy subsidies across the world, saying they were expected to reach $5.3 trillion in 2015, more than government health spending.
Aviation engineering experts have revealed a new framework that could reduce delays, improve efficiency and cut pollution at major international airports.
Security relies upon good programming and correct adherence to well-designed standards. If the standards are sloppy, then security has been compromised from the outset.
In the latest issue of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, published by SAGE, experts from the United States, Russia, and China present global perspectives on ambitious nuclear modernization programs that the world's nuclea ...
While men still drive more miles annually, women are slowly catching up, says a University of Michigan researcher.