MIT Researcher Develops Cheap Solar Cells from Grass and Dead Leaves

Ever thought it's such a waste throwing away that fresh bundle of cut grass or dead leaves from your backyard? Well, even if you...

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...

New York Firemen Benefiting From Solar Power

Providing emergency medical services and fire protection on a 7 square miles area involves high costs,so installing a solar powered system will save the fire station nearly $200k.

Here's a car that makes its own fuel

As President Bush urges Americans to cut back on the use of oil in wake of the recent surge in prices, more and...

Clean Energy Won’t Need Battery for Storage, Say Stanford Scientists

Stanford scientists recently revealed a study supporting the idea that the United States could generate all of its power using clean energy technology. Not only...

Japan to Continue Pursuing Nuclear Power, No Viable Alternatives Left

Even if the consequences had been among the ugliest since 1986's Chernobyl, if it's to think about it, the 40 year-old Fukushima nuclear plant survived a magnitude 9 earthquake, and was only affected by the tsunami - extreme conditions all over. A new interview with Hidehiko Nishiyama, a director general at Japan's trade ministry reveals the country's need for even more nuclear power.

New Special Nozzle Makes Methane Hydrates Easier to Obtain

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy found out a way to chemically enclose methane in cage-like ice crystals. This technology is much safer than current liquefied natural gas (LNG), which is transported at very low temperatures and high pressures.

Low-Priced Chinese Solar Cells Pose Huge Threat to German Solar Industry

Things are going bad for the German solar manufacturing industry, just as they have been for the U.S. one. The enemy are the low...

Solar iPad Charger Just as Powerful as the Grid One

There is a vast number of iPad covers available, from utilitarian to luxurious. There are also a number of iPad charging covers including solar-powered...

Water Repellent Material Created by Lasers Could Help Solar Panels

A revolutionary new laser method for etching metals resulted in the development of super water repelling material. It makes water droplets bounce off it, takingĀ all...