The optical properties of nanowires suggest a new way to make more efficient solar panels.
Petra Solar is a solar energy technology company that pairs its "smart energy modules" with other vendors' solar panels, creating a reliable, cost-effective solution to convert solar energy into electricity.
Citi's Seth Kleinman has a pretty sweeping note today, titled "The End Is Nigh," in which he argues crude oil demand — and with it, prices — are is set to fall
A 200-megawatt wind energy project near Searchlight, Nevada (home town of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid) has been approved by the federal government.
Overview of Energy Efficiency and Conservation : The First Step in a viable Home Power System
US News tells us that libertarians want to "keep the lights on" for the current Earth Hour. Earth Hour is a worldwide event organized by the World Wildlife Fund "encouraging households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights.
The push to extend fracking to arid regions is drawing attention to water-free techniques.
The batteries' unique design could smooth out the power from renewables and help usher in the rise of more resilient microgrids
Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX sits down with TED curator Chris Anderson to share details about his visionary projects.
With BrightSource’s Ivanpah solar plant about to come online, the company looks to its next projects for the economics to improve
This week, we explained why America's shale oil and gas boom is a true-blue economic game changer, and not just a flash in the pan.
2 senior Republican senators joined the oil industry in warning the ethanol mandate could push up gasoline prices for consumers ahead of the summer driving season. The ethanol mandate requires increasing volumes of biofuels to be blended
"We are trying to promote saving the Earth, not using up our natural resources," criticized one educator
There remains controversy over just how long America's current energy boom will last.
he "top" numbers quoted by Linc Energy's two consultants on the project, 1-DeGolyer and MacNaughton and 2-Gustavson Associates, LLC range from 103 to 233 billion barrels of oil or almost 20 $Trillion in today's dollars. Since the discovery, Linc
This video shows how an electric field created by small wires repels dust, which could help keep solar panels clean.
This tutorial is from Patriot Leader Ernest Hancock as he walks through his successful experiments in his garage(!) making nanotubes for home made high capacity batteries!
Dick Findley is credited with cracking the code for the Bakken in 1996, ultimately leading to the development of the giant Elm Coulee Field (known as "Sleeping Giant" at the time) in the Bakken in Eastern Montana. Findley's discovery was so epi
Energy-hungry Japan extracts natural gas from deep-sea methane hydrates, but it’s not clear whether the “flammable ice” makes economic and environmental sense.
The shale gas and oil bonanza is transforming America’s energy outlook and boosting its economy
Method for Making Cheap, Clean Water Is Announced ... Pentagon weapons-maker finds method for cheap, clean water ...
Our dangerously depleted supply of spacecraft fuel just got a little bump from the Department of Energy.
Large British wind farms will actually release as much carbon dioxide as fossil-fuel power plants, according to a study conducted by researchers from Aberdeen University and published in the journal Nature.
A Scottsdale, Arizona-based startup is now selling batteries that promise to be a cheaper alternative for grid backup.
ENN Group Co Ltd, one of China's largest private companies, is quietly rolling out plans to establish a network of natural gas fueling stations for trucks along U.S. highways.
Brillouin Energy's technology converts hydrogen in ordinary water to helium gas, a process that releases large amounts of useful heat. Some have called this process 'cold fusion,' or 'low energy nuclear reactions (LENR)' ...
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A low-energy nuclear reactor (LENR) uses common, stable elements like nickel, carbon, and hydrogen to produce stable products like copper or nitrogen, along with heat and electricity.
How would you like to replace your water heater with a nuclear reactor? That's what Joseph Zawodny, a senior scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center, hopes to help bring about.
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