New Ultracentrifugal Processing Technology from Japan to Improve Li-Ion Batteries

Lithium ion batteries have been on the mainstream of electricity storage for a while, providing power for applications ranging from mobile phones to electric/hybrid cars. Still, lithium ion batteries need further development that would further increase their capacity and lifetime.

Clean Energy Sources Will Provide 26% Electricity by 2020

Despite the push for clean energy sources over the past couple years, it is still easy to get discouraged by climate change. There is still so...

Electron-eating Bacteria Open Up New Possibilities For Electricity Generation

Geobacter and Shewanella bacteria have become popular over the past decade not only because of their food source- naked electrons, but also because they have incredible...
Renewable Energy, Like Wind Farms, Could be Adversely Affected by Senator Wyden's Equal Tax Treatment Proposal

Renewable Energy Targets Probably Won’t Work in India

As with other arbitrary renewable energy targets set by world governments, it is unlikely that India will meet its goal to generate 40% of...

BASF DLR-H2: First Manned Fuel Cell Airplane Took Off!

This spring, Boeing announced a flight powered by fuel cells, only that the take-off was powered by a Li-Ion battery. This autumn, on Sept. 30, the Germans did it from head to toe by using only hydrogen! Wow!

Weidlinger's Hybrid Roof Solar Panels Delivering Both Electricity and Heat

Usually, heat and light cannot be separated, because heat is a also a form of energy that we can't ignore. Weidlinger Associates, a NY-based company, received a $150,000 grant this week to develop better, more durable hybrid solar roof panels.
This Net Zero Home, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, no less, requires no fossil fuels for its operation.

Surviving a World Without Fossil Fuels – Where Will We Live? Net Zero Homes,...

Currently, most of the world is in the grip of a totally unsustainable lifestyle, powered by fossil fuels. Speaking of petroleum deposits alone, giant oil...

In India, Solar Power As Cheap As Oil in 2 Years

According to the India Ratings and Research group (Ind-Ra), within two to three years the country's citizens will be able to enjoy cheap solar. The group...

Solyndra's Cylindrical Solar Cell Racks Reduce Costs of Solar Power Production

Solyndra Inc. has recently developed a new solar cell system that will reduce the costs of solar power production. They will install it over the rooftop of a North Sacramento plastics factory. This investment will prove to be one of the biggest West Coast solar harvesting systems.

How Offshore Wind Power is Starting to be Succesful

Since the first farm was constructed in Denmark over two decades ago, things are starting to picking up for offshore wind. The US, after...