HS Students Assemble their Own EV for Under US$1,600

The price tag of the Tesla Model S, or other EVs for that matter, did not deter these students from Rhode Island from getting...

In 2016, U.S. Energy Spending Lowest in 60 Years

There have been concerns from the public about the Arizona coal plant closing down. Some people raised questions about whether they needed the coal...

10 Fabulous DIY Clean Energy Generation Projects from Instructables’ Contest

Generating energy to charge and power devices or household appliances for free is the ultimate dream of many. Here are a few ideas of...

Low-Cost Fuel Cells Run on Fire

Craig Jacobson, an entrepreneur, scientist, and CEO of startup Point Source Power, has chosen what is usually considered an improbable technology, the fuel cell,...

Genetically Modified Enzyme Leads to Better Carbon Sequestration at Coal Powered Plants

Capturing the carbon dioxide that a coal-powered plant produces and sequestering it is not an easy task, and until now it rose the costs of the electricity produced by 80 percent. Due to researchers at Codexis, a Redwood, CA, company, genetically modified enzymes can make carbon dioxide capture much cheaper, increasing the cost of electricity by less than a third.

Toshiba May Go Bankrupt as Result of Nuclear Investments

It would appear that Toshiba has purchased a very complex radioactive black-hole that may bankrupt it. The takeover of Webster & Stone by by Toshiba's...

Renewable Microgrids Improving Lives in Developing Countries

Renewable microgrids, small-scale power systems with their own renewable energy resources, allow electrification to communities that are less likely be connected to central grids. The...

Efficiency of Heat Transfer Boosted by Jumping Water Vapor Droplets

Water vapor condensed on metal plates, also known as condensers, is the main driving mechanism in most industrial power plants. Depending on how easy...

IEA: China to Produce More Clean Energy Than U.S., EU and Japan, Combined

According to the International Energy Agency, the number of newly constructed power plants that produce renewable energy in China, will be higher than the...

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...