Affordability of batteries key to harnessing wind and solar power
Future batteries used by the energy grid to store power from the wind and sun must be reliable, durable and safe, but affordability is really the key to widespread deployment, according to a new report published online March ...
Greenhouse solar plant for cheaper extraction of oil
New invention can turn your plastic bags into fuel at home
New hydrogen storage material could be added directly to fuel tanks
Volkswagen's XL1 said to be world's most economical car
Kenyan's mission: solar lamps to empower the poor
Evans Wadongo is not yet 25 but has already changed the lives of tens of thousands of his fellow Kenyans living in poor rural communities by supplying them with solar lamps.
Study claims 100 percent renewable energy possible by 2030
New reactor paves the way for efficiently producing fuel from sunlight
Using a common metal most famously found in self-cleaning ovens, Sossina Haile hopes to change our energy future. The metal is cerium oxideor ceriaand it is the centerpiece of a promising new technology ...
Sahara desert project aims to power half the world by 2050
Chevy Volt's official mileage: 93 mpg on electric
Methane-powered laptops may be closer than you think
(PhysOrg.com) -- Making fuel cells practical and affordable will not happen overnight. It may, however, not take much longer.
EU unveils trillion-euro single energy market
The European Union's energy chief Wednesday unveiled an ambitious 10-year trillion-euro energy investment plan for a single EU energy network to cut fossil fuel imports and fight climate change.
Researchers aim to harvest solar energy from pavement to melt ice, power streetlights
The heat radiating off roadways has long been a factor in explaining why city temperatures are often considerably warmer than nearby suburban or rural areas. Now a team of engineering researchers from the ...