People Respond to Price When It Comes to Fuel Economy

It would appear that drivers in The United States are influenced far more by simple economics than concerns for the environment when it comes...

Netherlands to Cut Renewable Energy Subsidies, Focus on Other Areas

The Netherlands, country of wind mills since its inception, will gradually cut subsidies for renewable energy. Instead, the government will from now on focus...

Scientists Closer to Building Energy Harvesting Computers

Energy-harvesting computers might soon become a reality, as scientists develop a new method to make them reliable. It is a dream-come-true for every programmer- the...

Vertical Walking System to Replace Energy-hungry Elevators

Dutch designers created a unique concept, called Vertical Walking, which can replace energy and maintenance-hungry elevators in high buildings. Internet is flooded with articles that...

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...

Estream, a portable water turbine to power electronic devices

Estream is the latest technology that provides portable power for electronic devices. It is hydro-turbine that uses the force of flowing river streams. Staying connected...

Chernobyl to Get a Second Life as a Solar Power Plant

Chernobyl gets a second chance as Ukrainian government considers turning the site into a massive solar power plant. Ever since the nuclear disaster back in...

Mechanism Will Make Solar Cells Absorb More Visible Light

Solar energy comprises different wavelengths of light. While 43 percent of solar energy is visible light, 5 percent is UV light.  It’s important for...

Bacteria Can Drive Tiny Wind Farms to Generate Electricity

Scientists from Oxford University have found that bacteria can group into tiny wind farms and generate renewable energy. Renewable energy is continuously on the rise....

Latest Student Invention: Pedal-Powered Cinema

University students in the UK have developed a pedal-powered energy generator. The produced electricity powers a projector for the duration of a whole movie. Over...