Wheel hub motor concept drives hybrid progress at MTSU
New chip captures power from multiple sources: light, heat and vibrations
Researchers at MIT have taken a significant step toward battery-free monitoring systems which could ultimately be used in biomedical devices, environmental sensors in remote locations and gauges in ...
Japan demo shows electricity entering EV through tires
Researchers develop paintable battery: Technique could turn any surface into lithium-ion battery (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) -- Researchers at Rice University have developed a lithium-ion battery that can be painted on virtually any surface.
Scientists spark new interest in the century-old Edison battery
Stanford University scientists have breathed new life into the nickel-iron battery, a rechargeable technology developed by Thomas Edison more than a century ago.
Renewables can fill 80 percent electricity demand in U.S. in 2050
New energy source for future medical implants: sugar
MIT engineers have developed a fuel cell that runs on the same sugar that powers human cells: glucose. This glucose fuel cell could be used to drive highly efficient brain implants of the future, which ...
New small solid oxide fuel cell reaches record efficiency
Individual homes and entire neighborhoods could be powered with a new, small-scale solid oxide fuel cell system that achieves up to 57 percent efficiency, significantly higher than the 30 to 50 percent efficiencies ...
HyperSolar shows dirty water no barrier to power world
New inexpensive, environmentally friendly solar cell shines with potential
(Phys.org) -- The limitations of conventional and current solar cells include high production cost, low operating efficiency and durability, and many cells rely on toxic and scarce materials. Northwestern University researchers ...