New Method for Increasing Heat Transfer Rate Has Far-Reaching Implications

Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering in Troy, New York have developed a new method for increasing the heat...

New Dutch Power Plant to Produce Energy From Sea Water

The latest addition to the growing renewable energy family comes from researchers from the Netherlands. They developed a system, which produces electricity using the...

Ontario Successfully Eliminates Coal Power

In an unprecedented move, the provincial government of Canada’s Ontario province will burn zero coal by the conclusion of 2013. This is the first...
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Renewable Energy and the Mafia: an Intertwined History

There seems to be some sort of link between renewable energy and the mafia. The Italian Police have recently uncovered another tie linking Cosa...

Germany and France On The Right Way to Renewable Energy Transition

Despite numerous efforts of critics and opponents of renewable energy to undermine the importance of solar and wind, and to stimulate burning of fossil...

Japan’s Emissions Slightly Rise, But Not From Nuclear Shutdown

The earthquake that terrorized Japan in 2011 led to the shutdown of nuclear energy. There was an increase in CO2 emissions by 11.8 percent...

WiTricity To Be Used In First Wirelessly Powered Devices by Next Christmas

WiTricity Corp is seemingly following Tesla's work in wireless power transmission. Their "WiTricity" technology is nowadays capable of wirelessly transferring power by using magnetic resonance over several meters.

New Technology Recovers Energy from London’s Underground

New hybrid technology, tested on London's underground system, can recover enough energy to power busy stations and lead to great energy savings. The underground system...

U.S. to Lose 60 Percent Of Clean Energy Production If Nuclear is Replaced By...

The American Physical Society (APS) panel on public affairs released a report in which they expressed their strong concern over the plans of four...

China’s Plans to Build Environmentally-Damaging Coal-Powered Natural Gas Plants

China is currently in the process of planning synthetic natural gas plants, which are powered by coal. Though this could be good for China’s...