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New way could help reap maximum power from wind farms

Every two and a half hours, a new wind turbine rises in the U.S. In 2016, wind provided 5.6 percent of all electricity produced,...

New biofuel system powered by algae and fungi

Michigan State University scientists have found a solution to enhance oil production and harvest using what many consider sea sludge. The new proof of concept,...

3D printed impeller allows unmanned aircraft to fly for thousands of hours

Southwest Research Institute engineers are developing a cooled, radial gas turbine for a small generator that provides thousands of hours of electricity to an...

New battery could made from greenhouse gas

Lithium-based battery could make use of greenhouse gas before it ever gets into the atmosphere A new type of battery developed by researchers at MIT...

Cash, carbon, crude: Stanford research shows how to make oil fields bury emissions

In February 2018, Donald Trump signed into law new tax credits that reward oil companies for capturing carbon dioxide and preventing it from entering...

Origami inspires highly efficient solar steam generator

Water covers most of the globe, yet many regions still suffer from a lack of clean drinking water. If scientists could efficiently and sustainably turn...

A novel method that may improve battery performance

A recent study, affiliated UNIST has introduced a novel technology that promises to significantly boost the performance of lithium metal batteries, a promising candidate...

Could water utilities evolve the way the electric sector did?

A mix of government incentives and regulations revamped the electricity sector. Could a similar approach work for water? Water utilities nationwide are grappling with aging...

X-rays uncover a hidden property that leads to failure in a lithium-ion battery material

The new discovery will inform future battery design Over the past three decades, lithium-ion batteries, rechargeable batteries that move lithium ions back and forth to...
At its current rate, Australia is on track for 50% renewable electricity in 2025

At its current rate, Australia is on track for 50% renewable electricity in 2025

The Australian renewable energy industry will install more than 10 gigawatts of new solar and wind power during 2018 and 2019. If that rate...