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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

The Solar Cells that Make Hydrogen Gas

Exciting new research demonstrates that solar energy could be used create hydrogen fuel. At the Eindhoven University of Technology, researchers have unveiled a new solar cell...
Electric vehicle battery technology has taken the next step with a self-heating battery.

Beat Winter with a Self-Heating Battery

Researchers believe they have found the next way to cure winter blues – for electric vehicle battery technology, anyways. A lithium-ion battery that heats on...

Researchers in Delaware Are Rethinking Solar Energy

Researchers in Delaware are working very hard to develop a new technique from an old technique, called photon upconversion. This technique for capturing the rays...

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...

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, taking all...