Largest Solar Array in New Mexico Unveiled

The Bell Group has designed the largest solar array in New Mexico, covering five acres of parking area and generating more than 1,600,000 kWh of clean electricity annually.

New Pyroelectric Device Transforms Heat into Electricity With 30% Efficiency

Thermoelectric devices transform waste heat into electricity and can one day provide increased efficiency for everything from small gadgets to power plants. Scott Hunter, working at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) hopes his new heat-recovering invention will scavenge lost heat with an efficiency of up to 30 percent.

Volkswagen Plans To Invest $1.45 Bln in Renewable Energy Projects

The first automobile manufacturer in Europe, Volkswagen, is ready to invest one billion euros (US$1.45 billion) in renewable energy projects. As the German language...
University of Colorado at Boulder Developing Solar-to-Hydrogen Fuel Process

Revolutionary Solar-to-Hydrogen Fuel Process Developed, but Why Bother?

We know that renewable energy, such as hydrogen fuel cell technology, could be the future of energy and transportation, but if it isn't economically...

Wind Power Is The Highest Capacity Energy Source In The U.S for 2012

The world of ‘green’ energy is celebrating the latest statistics indicating that wind turbines produce more electricity than gas-fueled power plants for a first...
hydrogen fuel generator, via electrolysis, is as efficient as platinum, but at a fraction of the cost.

New Renewable Hydrogen Fuel Generation Catalyst Developed at Stanford

We like the idea of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles which, in themselves, generate water vapor as their only emission. Hydrogen fuel, however, could prove...

Hydrostor to Launch Underwater Compressed Air Energy Storage in Lake Ontario

Hydrostor, a Canadian company based in Toronto, wants to make CAES (compressed air energy storage) become a solution for every city in the world...

New Zinc-Air Battery Gets Charged by Swapping Its Electrolyte in Under 3 Minutes

In a time when people are trying to find a reason to buy an electric car, because of the time it takes to charge,...

Flexible Batteries Make Bendable Smartphones a Reality

A team of Korean researchers may have discovered how to create a flexible battery to be used in smartphones. This may be a game...

Quantum Batteries Nearly Perfect, Theory Says

Entanglement, or the quantum link that happens when separate particles share a wave function, may make quantum batteries almost perfect. Engines and refrigerators have often...