Small Commercial Nuclear Reactors Compromise On Safety, Report States

Small nuclear reactors, these of less than 300 megawatts, which can be easily constructed and transported to any site of a pressing need of...

Biofuel Production Will Not Significantly Affect Forestry Market

An international team of researchers has been studying how an expanding Swedish biorefinery industry will affect the availability and price of wood. The large-scale...
FedEx To Double EV Range with Hydrogen Fuel Cell Range Extender

FedEx Delivery Company To Test Hydrogen Fuel Cell Range Extenders

For delivery companies, such as FedEx, UPS, and USPS, electric vehicles have only been useful for short routes, but the addition of a hydrogen...
Solar Powered Drone Presented to Pope By Facebook CEO

Facebook CEO Gifts Solar-Powered Drone to Pope Francis

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has presented Pope Francis an unusual gift - a model Solar-Powered Drone - on Monday at the Vatican.   Mark Zuckerberg and...

Glitter-Sized Photovoltaic Cells Expected to Produce More Power at Less Cost

â€Ã…“Eventually units could be mass-produced and wrapped around unusual shapes for building-integrated solar, tents and maybe even clothing. This would make it possible for hunters, hikers or military personnel in the field to recharge batteries for phones, cameras and other electronic devices as they walk or rest.” said Greg Nielson, Sandia lead investigator.

New Smart Windows Save And Generate Energy While Controlling Incoming Light

Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have designed a new generation of smart windows, made of materials that control the amount of incoming radiation...

World's Smallest Solar Powered Sensor Invented by University of Michigan Researchers

University of Michigan engineers developed the smallest solar powered sensor system, having only 9 cubic millimeters, that can harvest energy from ambient light to operate.

Russia Sends Floating Nuclear Power Plants In The Arctic

Russia's nuclear power-generating ships, designed to power offshore oil-drilling platforms in the Arctic, are ready to become fully operational by 2016. The ships will be...

Graphene-Based Hydrogen Storage Tanks Open New Limits

Not only US and Japan can take initiatives in this area, and here's the proof: a couple of researchers from Greece designed a material that almost meets the 2010 standards set by the US Department of Energy (DOE) for hydrogen storage, in terms of weight/pressure supported.

Asylum Seekers Forced to Work In Decontamination of Fukushima

Two Bangladeshi asylum seekers, found shelter in Japan through a decontamination job in Fukushima with false promise, the news reported Wednesday. As the Fukushima nuclear...