Gizmag recently traveled to Austria and met up with Mario and Daniel Preining, the brother team behind the EGO-kits add-on mountain bike electric drive.
In an advance which could see mobile phone batteries recharge in seconds and last for weeks, researchers in the US have developed a supercapacitor made primarily of silicon that has shown much improved power density over its commercially available al
Federal officials are trying to figure out why the Bureau of Land Management's first-ever auction of public land for solar-energy development failed to attract any bids.
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Here's a riddle for you: what was invented at MIT in 2009, popularized on Showtime, never sold, and has just been reinvented better than ever?
There’s an old joke about hydrogen power: It’s the fuel of the future, and always will be. Elon Musk doesn’t just agree, he called out hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as “bullshit,” claiming they’re more of a marketing ploy for automakers than a long-ter
Oil-rich nations are bedeviled by the Resource Curse.
Kenya will start pumping its first commercial oil next year and begin exporting in 2016, but this is just the opening salvo: new discoveries in recent months and fast-track new well development make Kenya
When you think of Formula One racing, you tend to think of speed, power, and skill. I mean, look at how much faster F1 cars are compared to high end racing cars with exotic pedigrees that are usually thought of as “fast.”
If you happened today to be outside of London’s Design Museum, you might have noticed a curious sight – an aquaponics ecosystem powered by a fuel cell vehicle from Hyundai.
Swedish car group Volvo is working on what it calls a “revolutionary concept” of developing lightweight energy storage components that could be incorporated into the body of a vehicle and greatly enhance the efficiency of electric vehicles.
The first new British nuclear reactors for a quarter of a century will be safer and more efficient and reliable than ever before. But it won’t be enough
Activists from 26 countries participated in around 250 protests on Saturday to demonstrate against fracking technologies, which they say contaminate groundwater and hasten climate change.
Aston Martin’s Rapide S is the first hydrogen-powered car to race in an event sanctioned by the FIA.
Abengoa's Solana plant in the desert near Gila Bend, Arizona, passed commercial testing this week The 280-megawatt Solana solar thermal power plant producing electricity without direct sunlight made the announcement on Wednesday.
Glenn Miller (Progressive Caucus) on education - Jordan Page (Musician) talks about traveling the country for his 'Living Room Tour' - Brandon Cheshire (Founder SunHarvest Solar & Elec) on alternative energy - Charles Pax (former Director of R&D @ M
At a Colorado course, electric machines are the new performance vehicles.
An advisor to six of the top 10 oil producers and active consultant to 20 world governments, Dr. Kent Moors now believes the find, "may land at 300 or 400 billion barrels," making it one of "the greatest unconventional oil discoveries any of us w
Imagine an electric Pepsi delivery truck in Manhattan. It makes dozens of stops at the same locations, day in and day out.
Almost a year after Superstorm Sandy, many New York City communities are still struggling to recover.
There’s even more turmoil than usual in the U.S. biofuels policy realm, with lawsuits, demands for criminal investigations, leaked documents and threats flying all over the place.
It's the biggest find in 50 years and the media is completely ignoring it...
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If you’ve ever forgotten a phone charger, you know what it’s like to wander through an airport, staring forlornly at all the available electrical sockets you just can’t use. All that electricity, available for the taking — if only you had the right e
We typically see photovoltaic panels up on roofs, as they're broad, open surfaces that receive a lot of sunlight.
The Dutch solar racing team Nuon has won gold once again, for the fifth time in seven tries, at the World Solar Challenge race in Australia.
Tesla co-founder Martin Eberhard has joined the advisory board for BRD Motorcycles, a San Francisco-based electric motorcycle manufacturer that makes some incredibly mean two-wheeled machines.
Chip Yates has been a busy man. The perpetually restless electric vehicle pioneer has been setting world records throughout the fall.
Why have a curved battery? Good question, and fortunately, the answer makes a lot of sense.
It’s always sunny in Spain, right? That might be a bit of an overstatement but the country hasn’t garnered a sunny reputation for nothing: cities like Huelva and Seville boast nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine per year.