New Surface Architecture Could Improve Power Plants’ Condenser Performance

Steam from power plants is turned back to water using condensers. They have are essential, not only for most power generation systems, but also...

Use of Renewable Energy Leading to Savings by 2030, Study Finds

A study published in the Journal of Power Sources claims that a large electric grid could be powered by renewable sources 99.9% of time...

Renewable Sources Could Provide 50% of UK Electricity

The British government is exploring various sources for electricity purchases. Cabinet office minister, Francis Maude is first to make a statement, claiming that 'Energy...

Wastewater Disposal from Oil and Gas Industry Triggers Earthquakes

The rapid increase in the rate of earthquakes across the state of Oklahoma has been linked to wastewater disposal by the oil and gas...

Heat Flow Controlled With Atomic Precision by Illinois Scientists

Heat flow can now be controlled with atom-level precision. This, as has been demonstrated by investigators from the University of Illinois, can be achieved...

Energy Storage on the Grid to Expand by 56GW in Next Decade

Renewable energy sometimes fluctuates, which is why Pike Research is forecasting that energy storage on the grid will expand by 56GW in the...

A New Research Center to Develop Methods of Generating Fuel from Sunlight

A new research center in California is about to be established after the U.S. Department of Energy has invested $122 million. Researchers from the new center will try to find ways of generating fuels made by using sunlight. The project will be led by a team of researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Caltech.

Watly, Solar-Powered Computer that Provides Clean Water, Electricity and Internet

Watly is the world's largest solar-powered computer, which provides clean drinking water, green solar power and internet connectivity. In many parts of the world, access...