Low-Carbon Hybrid Systems Key to China’s Future Energy Development

In order to optimize any future energy development, China should integrate nuclear or renewable energy so that they bring down to a minimum the...

DoE Announces Winners of Second Round of Funding for Energy Research

In a press release last week, the Department of Energy (DoE) announced the winners of the second round of funding for innovative energy research....

SuperStation: The Superconductor Energy Hub Uniting U.S. Grids

New Mexico may become a hub for this kind of energetic interaction, as Clovis is wanted to host the SuperStation, a hub using superconducting cables to link three networks: The Eastern Interconnection, The Western Interconnection and the Texas Interconnection. The 5GW carrying cables will be cooled down to -300°F and thus energy losses through heat will be infinitesimally close to zero.

Heat Powered Cooling System Invented at OSU Is 80 Percent Efficient

A series of advanced studies in microchannel technology at Oregon State University has led to the invention of a waste heat recovering device that can convert heat into cooling with an 80% efficiency.

Groundbreaking Wireless Power Transmission Technology Invented

Murata Manufacturing has invented a wireless power transmission technology that strengthens an entire system’s transmission efficiency and achieves a power efficiency 20 to 30 points...

Scientists Recycle Urine to Produce Fresh Drinking Water and Energy

New renewable energy sources are being explored by scientists constantly. Inventions and discoveries flood the scientific journals, unfortunately often the experiments and findings do...
Wind farms are a source of energy in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Exceeds Renewable Energy Targets

Powering a country on renewable sources is possible. The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) announced that the country achieved “99 percent renewable electricity generation” this...

Microgrids Could Provide Electricity Even During a Hurricane

With frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, especially hurricanes, is increasing rapidly as a consequence of climate change, power cuts in many parts...

GE’s Compact Carbon Dioxide Turbine Can Power a Town

The latest development from GE Global Research is a desk-sized supercritical carbon dioxide turbine, which has the capacity to power up to 10,000 homes. When...

Chinese Coal Producer to Harvest Clean-Burning Combustible Ice

As China expects a period of peak energy demand from 2020 to 2025, its largest coal producer, China Shenhua Group, now announced that it...