Decentralized Microgridding Can Provide 90% of a Neighborhood’s Energy Needs, Study Finds

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Motherboard (This article and its images were originally posted on Motherboard September 10, 2018 at 01:56PM.) A new report funded … Continue reading Decentralized Microgridding Can Provide 90% of a Neighborhood’s Energy Needs, Study Finds

The Great Pyramid of Giza Might Focus Electromagnetic Energy in Its Chambers

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert July 31, 2018 at 02:54AM.) Theoretical research by an … Continue reading The Great Pyramid of Giza Might Focus Electromagnetic Energy in Its Chambers

A hydrogen-powered boat is touring the world’s oceans

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review (This article and its images were originally posted on New on MIT Technology Review … Continue reading A hydrogen-powered boat is touring the world’s oceans

Bacteria-powered solar cell converts light to energy, even under overcast skies

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily (This article and its images were originally posted on Latest Science News — ScienceDaily July … Continue reading Bacteria-powered solar cell converts light to energy, even under overcast skies

Togo launches new energy scheme with focus on renewables

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories (This article and its images were originally posted on Phys.org – latest … Continue reading Togo launches new energy scheme with focus on renewables

Could aliens harness stars to keep ahead of expanding universe?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories (This article and its images were originally posted on Phys.org – latest … Continue reading Could aliens harness stars to keep ahead of expanding universe?

Tesla might have achieved battery energy density and cost breakthroughs

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Electrek (This article and its images were originally posted on Electrek June 9, 2018 at 10:13AM.) There was a … Continue reading Tesla might have achieved battery energy density and cost breakthroughs

Microwaved plastic increases lithium-sulfur battery life span

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Cover Image:Researchers have discovered that soaking low density plastic in a sulfur-containing … Continue reading Microwaved plastic increases lithium-sulfur battery life span

Scientists Have Identified The Secret That Fuels Yellowstone’s Explosive Hellfire

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert It’s the prettiest powder keg on the planet – the Yellowstone supervolcano, simmering under the mystique and grandeur of the … Continue reading Scientists Have Identified The Secret That Fuels Yellowstone’s Explosive Hellfire

Focus: Neutrinos with a Single Energy

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Physics – spotlighting exceptional research Focus: Neutrinos with a Single Energy April 6, 2018• Physics 11, 35 Neutrinos in a … Continue reading Focus: Neutrinos with a Single Energy

Tesla’s giant battery system gets praised by energy market operator: ‘rapid, accurate, and valuable’

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Electrek Since the success of its giant Powerpack system in Australia, Tesla has been rolling out several other massive energy … Continue reading Tesla’s giant battery system gets praised by energy market operator: ‘rapid, accurate, and valuable’

Portugal generated enough renewable energy to power the whole country in March

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quartz Portugal’s renewable electricity production exceeded monthly consumption for what is likely the first time, in March, according to the … Continue reading Portugal generated enough renewable energy to power the whole country in March

Researchers figured out how to generate power from falling raindrops — which could solve the biggest problem with solar energy

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Business Insider An employee walks between rows of solar panels at a solar power plant in China. Thomson Reuters … Continue reading Researchers figured out how to generate power from falling raindrops — which could solve the biggest problem with solar energy

California is taking a cooling off period after generating too much energy from the sun

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Technology – Quartz California’s solar sector has been on fire. But after a building sprint that saw its share … Continue reading California is taking a cooling off period after generating too much energy from the sun

Scotland’s floating wind farm is showing how powerful offshore wind can be

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Ars Technica The world’s first commercial floating offshore wind farm, called Hywind, started sending electricity to the grid last … Continue reading Scotland’s floating wind farm is showing how powerful offshore wind can be

Reduced energy from the sun might occur by mid-century—now, scientists know by how much

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Magnetic loops gyrate above the sun, March 23-24, 2017. Credit: NASA/GSFC/Solar Dynamics … Continue reading Reduced energy from the sun might occur by mid-century—now, scientists know by how much

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Tesla and Australia will turn 50,000 homes into a virtual solar power plant

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Digital Trends The state of South Australia has announced that it will create a network of thousands of solar-powered … Continue reading Tesla and Australia will turn 50,000 homes into a virtual solar power plant

Nuclear reactors the size of wastebaskets could power our Martian settlements

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science The cylinder of uranium is the size of a coffee can. Even with its shielding and detectors, the … Continue reading Nuclear reactors the size of wastebaskets could power our Martian settlements

The Tantalizing Dream of Blanketing the Sahara in Solar Panels

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub In 1986, a power surge during a safety test of the reactor at Chernobyl caused a catastrophic explosion. … Continue reading The Tantalizing Dream of Blanketing the Sahara in Solar Panels

New Recipe For Heating Nuclear Fusion Plasma Boosts Ion Energy Output 10 Times

The worst thing that could possibly be said about the process is it releases large numbers of high velocity neutrons. Thankfully these can be absorbed by a blanket of lithium, where they can be recycled to make more fuel.

Why Interstellar Travel Will Be Possible Sooner Than You Think

The term “moonshot” is sometimes invoked to denote a project so outrageously ambitious that it can only be described by comparing it to the Apollo 11 mission to land the … Continue reading Why Interstellar Travel Will Be Possible Sooner Than You Think

In March, wind and solar generated a record 10% of US electricity

Enlarge / The large Barren Ridge solar panel array near Mojave, California. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)   According to the Energy Information Administration’s Electric Power Monthly, a bit more … Continue reading In March, wind and solar generated a record 10% of US electricity

Russia Starts Largest Renewable Energy Auction in Bid for Jobs

Russia is pressing ahead with its biggest-ever auction for renewable energy, seeking to award contracts to purchase 1.9 gigawatts of clean electricity as well as attracting foreign investment to support … Continue reading Russia Starts Largest Renewable Energy Auction in Bid for Jobs

The World’s Largest Wind Turbines Have Started Generating Power in England

Click the image above to view video The engineers responsible for maintaining the hardware at the Burbo Bank wind farm, off the North West coast of England, will need a … Continue reading The World’s Largest Wind Turbines Have Started Generating Power in England

Tesla officials visit Argentina’s Governor of Salta for solar+storage projects and sourcing lithium

Tesla has been making more moves into the commercial and utility-scale solar plus energy storage business over the past year. Recent projects like the one on the Island of Kauai and a SolarCity/Tesla Energy project in … Continue reading Tesla officials visit Argentina’s Governor of Salta for solar+storage projects and sourcing lithium

Lithium-ion batteries made from recycled glass bottles store almost 4x more energy

A team of researchers at UC Riverside developed a low-cost way of turning disgarded glass bottles into lithium-ion batteries that store almost four times more energy and can last much … Continue reading Lithium-ion batteries made from recycled glass bottles store almost 4x more energy

Apple, Google and Microsoft will fight Trump’s anti-climate order with clean energy

Taking a stance against the anti-climate executive order issued by President Trump earlier this week, Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon have stated they will remain committed to using clean energy in … Continue reading Apple, Google and Microsoft will fight Trump’s anti-climate order with clean energy

Not one, not two, but five new particles discovered with the Large Hadron Collider

Operating at unprecedented luminosities, the LHCb experiment at CERN has revealed a system of five “glue-like” particles that interact through the strong and weak nuclear forces. The particles are called … Continue reading Not one, not two, but five new particles discovered with the Large Hadron Collider

German coal mine to become “giant battery” for storing renewable energy 

A German coal mine is about to become a massive battery for storing electricity from renewable energy sources. The Prosper-Haniel hard coal mine in the state of North-Rhine Westphalia that … Continue reading German coal mine to become “giant battery” for storing renewable energy 

U.S. military marches forward on green energy, despite Trump 

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Robert G. Sutton (L) and Corporal Moses E. Perez, field wireman with Combat Logistics Regiment 15 install new solar panels on Combat Outpost Shukvani, … Continue reading U.S. military marches forward on green energy, despite Trump 

94-year-old inventor of li-ion battery unveils solid-state battery breakthrough for fast-charging, 3x energy capacity, and more

John Goodenough, who is credited as the co-inventor of the li-ion battery cell, and his team at the Cockrell School of Engineering have released their findings of what is being described … Continue reading 94-year-old inventor of li-ion battery unveils solid-state battery breakthrough for fast-charging, 3x energy capacity, and more

Scientists reach back in time to discover some of the most power-packed galaxies 

In the heart of an active galaxy, matter falling toward a supermassive black hole generates jets of particles traveling near the speed of light. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center … Continue reading Scientists reach back in time to discover some of the most power-packed galaxies 

Californiaintroduces its own 100% renewable energy bill 

Massachusetts recently introduced a bill to derive 100 percent of the state’s energy from renewables, and now California is following suit. A new bill introduced by state Senate leader Kevin … Continue reading Californiaintroduces its own 100% renewable energy bill 

We’re One Step Closer to Pulling Nuclear Fuel Straight Out of the Ocean 

Pulling uranium out of seawater could be a cost-effective way to source nuclear fuel, scientists have found, and the technique could pave the way for coastal countries to switch to … Continue reading We’re One Step Closer to Pulling Nuclear Fuel Straight Out of the Ocean 

Wireless power transmission safely charges devices anywhere within a room

Credit: Disney Research A new method developed by Disney Research for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices as seamlessly as they now connect to … Continue reading Wireless power transmission safely charges devices anywhere within a room

From now on all Smart cars in North America will be electric 

Soon when you see Smart cars zipping by on the streets of North America, there’s a good chance they’ll be powered by electricity. Automotive company Daimler said in a letter … Continue reading From now on all Smart cars in North America will be electric 

6 reasons the clean energy revolution doesn’t need Trump’s blessing 

President Donald Trump’s anti-environment blitzkrieg is leaving many of us struggling to catch up to and understand the dramatic changes being made to long-standing federal policy. Most recently it is … Continue reading 6 reasons the clean energy revolution doesn’t need Trump’s blessing 

Immense floating solar farm at Chinese fishery replaces 7.4 tons of coal 

A fishery in eastern China now doubles as a solar power station. An immense array of photovoltaic panels has been installed across 300 hectares to generate not only clean electricity, … Continue reading Immense floating solar farm at Chinese fishery replaces 7.4 tons of coal 

Net-zero Solar Farmhouse unveiled by Deltec provides all of its own energy through the sun

In these uncertain times of erratic weather and changing climate patterns, net-zero energy (or NZE) is quickly becoming the gold standard in green building. If you can generate all of … Continue reading Net-zero Solar Farmhouse unveiled by Deltec provides all of its own energy through the sun

373,000 solar workers, autonomous solar powered ship, large scale battery storage coming and more!

Solar industry employs 373,000 American, 2.8 million globally – Solar power will continue to gain political strength across the nation as we see serious installation volumes spread to all 50 states. … Continue reading 373,000 solar workers, autonomous solar powered ship, large scale battery storage coming and more!

Tesla just kicked off battery production at its massive Nevada Gigafactory

Tesla just took a big step towards realizing CEO Elon Musk’s vision of a sustainable energy future by kicking off the mass production of lithium-ion battery cells at its Gigafactory … Continue reading Tesla just kicked off battery production at its massive Nevada Gigafactory

India has built the world’s largest solar power plant

Following eight months of construction, India has finished building its new solar power farm in Kamuthi which will replace California’s Topaz Farm as the world’s biggest solar plant. The massive facility … Continue reading India has built the world’s largest solar power plant

The power of sunlight can pull clean drinking water from thin air.

Zero Mass Water Water. Its absence has ignited wars and leveled societies. It’s our most precious commodity and one that is growing increasingly scarce. What if you could pull it … Continue reading The power of sunlight can pull clean drinking water from thin air.

Improved water splitting advances renewable energy conversion

Gas bubbles form as researchers use a unique catalyst to convert water to hydrogen and oxygen. The inset image shows the catalytic materials at the nanoscale. Credit: Washington State University … Continue reading Improved water splitting advances renewable energy conversion

Solar-powered tiny houses take the spotlight in California competition 

For over a decade, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competition has challenged college students around the world to build the most energy-efficient solar-powered house. The biennial event is … Continue reading Solar-powered tiny houses take the spotlight in California competition 

Physicists propose first method to control a single quanta of energy

  (Phys.org)—Physicists have proposed what they believe to be the first method to control the transport of energy at the level of single energy quanta (which are mostly phonons). They … Continue reading Physicists propose first method to control a single quanta of energy

US physicists just revealed plans to build the most viable nuclear fusion devices ever – ESIST

Physicists around the world have been racing to build a nuclear fusion machine that can replicate the atom-fusing process that’s fuelled our Sun for the past 4.5 billion years, in … Continue reading US physicists just revealed plans to build the most viable nuclear fusion devices ever – ESIST

Scientists solve puzzle of converting gaseous carbon dioxide to fuel| ESIST

Saving the planet from climate change with a grain of sand Converting greenhouse gas emissions into energy-rich fuel using nano silicon (Si) in a carbon-neutral carbon-cycle is illustrated. Credit: Chenxi … Continue reading Scientists solve puzzle of converting gaseous carbon dioxide to fuel| ESIST

U.K. Approves World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm | ESIST

Havvindparken Sheringham Shoal (Foto: Harald Pettersen / Statoil Ministers in the United Kingdom on Tuesday approved the second phase of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm. Hornsea Project Two will … Continue reading U.K. Approves World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm | ESIST

New technique leads to improved perovskite solar cells

Scientists at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in collaboration with researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), devised a method to improve perovskite solar cells, making them … Continue reading New technique leads to improved perovskite solar cells