Rethinking the Taxes Should Encourage Energy Efficiency

A new report issued by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) suggests that a tax reform could provide various opportunities to promote...

Freshwater and Electricity Through Osmosis

Robert McGinnis, Yale doctoral student and Menachem Elimelech, Chair of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, have developed systems that can harness the power of osmosis to transform non-potable water sources like seawater to freshwater and generate in the same time electricity.

Used Electric Vehicle Batteries to Power European Data Centers

It is well known that large data centers account for quite a large portion of the total energy consumption around the world, and the...

Atlantic Wind Connection is Planning Phase One of Offshore Wind Transmission “Backbone”

Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) is an offshore wind transmission project, or “backbone”, being created by Trans-Elect, an independent transmission company and Atlantic Grid Development...

New Sport Sensor Technology Harvests Energy And Improves Performance

The latest innovation in energy harvesting comes from the technology company Danfoss PolyPower. The material is a sports sensor technology, which uses electrostatic film...

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.

EcoVolt Generates Energy And Heat From Waste Water

New technology, developed by engineers at the small start-up Cambrian Innovation, generates heat and energy from waste water. The system called EcoVolt includes a...

New Catalyst for Greening up Natural Gas

Javier Pérez-Ramírez and his researchers discovered a catalyst that can be used for changing natural gas into basic chemicals used for specific applications. The use...

Kemper County Energy Facility Promises Emission-Free Energy Production From Coal

Is there such thing as "clean coal"? Apparently yes, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), who are the biggest supporters of the...

Alternative Energy Sources May Reduce the Gulf States’ Reliability on Fossil Fuels

The Gulf desert states are some of the largest greenhouse gas polluters in the world. Fossil fuels are consumed at record speed thanks to...