Composite and 3-D-printed components will mean jet engines that use 15 percent less fuel.
New prediction models can allow utilities to rely more heavily on wind and save millions.
Fuel cells are beneficial because they have a higher energy efficiency rating. They are 40 to 60% energy efficient and about 85% energy efficient in cells that can recycle released heat.
This long-range spy-bot is also nearly silent.
Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University are seeking roughly $20 million in federal funding to help the military develop batteries that would power everything from unmanned vehicles to tactical gear soldiers carry into battle.
A panel of experts discusses the facts on fracking and other new forms of energy recovery.
Charge electronics on the go with a bike-mounted USB hub.
A tiny new satellite is propelled by repulsion. ESTCube-1, which went into orbit on Tuesday, will put proton-powered electric solar sails to the test for the first time. It could pave the way for speedy trips through the solar system.
Advances like GE’s new hybrid wind turbines could make renewable energy more practical.
Chuck Untersee (Director/Cameraman - Behold A Pale Horse) - a movie about world gov't, U.N., loss of American Sovereignty, be part of the solution - Steve Elswick (Publisher/Editor ExtraOrdinary Science & Technology) organized over 20 conferences
Enbridge Inc. (ENB)’s planned shutdown of the Ozark pipeline for 10 days starting June 10 will reduce capacity to move oil from Cushing, Oklahoma, the delivery point for futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Tesla’s innovations could make EVs more competitive.
GridCom Technologies says quantum cryptography can work to make the electricity grid control systems secure.
Harry Atwater thinks his lab can make an affordable device that produces more than twice the solar power generated by today’s panels.
Bertrand Piccard is somewhere high over central California right now, flying southward in a giant airplane powered only by the sun.
Solar Impulse will attempt to fly across the United States using nothing but sunlight for fuel.
Disruptive technological changes are at work but utilities are hamstrung by outdates business models and regulations.
The Silicon Valley automaker, citing the wave of less-than-glowing publicity that followed its outlandish leasing program, is reworking the terms of its Model S financing.
The U.S. Geological Survey doubles its estimate for the size of a huge U.S. oil and gas resource.
Wauroni tribesmen, who live in the rainforest of Ecuador, are getting ready to challenge the Ecuadorian government’s plan to auction as much as 8 million acres of rainforest for oil drilling, saying they are prepared to fight to the death......
Beginning in May, a plane will fly across the United States on sunlight alone. In 2015, it will circumnavigate the world.
This demonstration was held at the Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs Arkansas.
Houses could be painted with a new super-material that generates electricity from sunlight and can even change colour on request, following new research.
To oil and gas companies, the Amazon rainforest is one huge cash cow just begging to be milked. But anyone who'd rather not rid the world of 30 percent of its animal species would probably argue it's a region that shouldn't be destroyed by rich peopl
Using advanced Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) technologies is an essential part of future missions into deep space with larger payloads.
Preparing for an event is the first step in any crisis situation, while waiting for an event then reacting is stupidity.
The numbers are tiny, and it remains very much a niche market, but April’s sales figures suggest electric cars are beginning to catch on.
The first plane that can fly day and night powered only by the sun is set to begin a transcontinental journey that will reach Washington by mid-June.
Much has been made of the New York Times review of the Tesla Model S in which the reviewer claimed the limitations of the electric car caused him to get stranded.
Smart grid technology has been implemented in many places, but Florida’s new deployment is the first full-scale system.