Energy Dept: Geothermal Power Has “Enormous Untapped Potential”

A new report by the U.S. Department of Energy identifies geothermal energy — in which heat from beneath the Earth’s surface is used to...

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Flying Car Reaches 400 Miles of Range

Massachusetts startup Alaka’i has designed a flying car that the company touts as the “first air mobility vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cells”. On...

Coffee to Boost Solar Cell Performance

You’re a graduate engineer. You’ve been working on perovskite solar panels. Perovskite describes a class of crystalline compounds which are easy and cheap to...

New Invention Can Harvest Battery Material from the Ocean

This is a representative picture of the actual gadget Most batteries we use nowadays are based on...

How to Beat the Agony of a Dying Phone Battery

Phones and tablets are our main computers these days. We rely on them. Manufacturers limit the device's performance once battery capacity has...

Forecast: Coal-based energy production rapidly outpaced by renewables in the US

April and May set a symbolic milestone in the transition to renewable energy sources in the USA, as the projections of the Institute of...

Zero Mass Water’s Solar Panels Pull Clean Drinking Water Out of Thin Air

Around the world, approximately 2.1 billion people do not have immediate access to clean drinking water. A startup called Zero Mass Water aims to make clean water easily...

Finnish Company Boosts Battery Recycling to Over 80 Percent

Finnish recycling company Fortum has achieved the high recycling rate for electric vehicle (EV) batteries of 80 per cent with a low-CO2 hydrometallurgical recycling...

Hybrid Cathode Boosts Energy Density of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

MIT researchers developed a technology that can give a major boost to lithium-sulfur batteries. Energy storage technology is still struggling to keep up with the...

Hydrogen’s Recent Ascension as Fuel for Future Electric Cars

Fuel cells produce electrical energy directly from the chemical potential energy that is stored in H2 and O2 molecules. Using a Proton Exchange Membrane...