Residents cross a street in the dark after a power outage in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, March 7, 2019. A power outage left much of Venezuela in the dark early Thursday evening in what appeared to be one of the largest blackouts yet in a country wh
Solar power is remarkable, but it's unstable. Is it a clear day or did the clouds just roll in? The power is always in flux. That's why many solar panel owners choose to buy big batteries to store and sip energy all the time. But what if your ele
Scientists at KU Leuven in Belgium have developed a device that combines incoming solar energy and water vapor from the surrounding air to produce a record-breaking daily average of 250 liters (66 gal) of hydrogen throughout the year.
A blast of cold air is expected to dump into the Midwest and Northeast following this weekend's snowstorm.
24M, the battery start-up headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., announced first delivery of a commercially viable, high energy density lithium-ion cells – the SemiSolid lithium-ion battery design – to an undisclosed industrial partner.
If we're going to curb the worst case scenario of climate change, it's not enough to just cut back on future carbon dioxide emissions – we need to remove some of what's already in the air.
Bill Gates talks green energy...
Instead of ending up in a landfill, the plastic used in grocery bags may soon be powering our smartphones, according to new research.
Egypt's oil and gas future looks very bright. The large scale concessions awarded during the EGYPS2019 conference in Cairo, 11-13 February, shows the appetite of IOCs, such as Shell, BP and ENI in this emerging energy hotspot.
'Youngest person' to ever build a nuclear reactor: Boy wonder, 12, made a working atomic fusion experiment in his parent's spare room using $10,000 worth of parts from eBay
Researchers at the OMEGA Laser Facility at the University of Rochester in New York improved the fusion yield by a factor of three compared with OMEGA's previous record.
China plans to build and launch small to medium-sized solar power stations into the stratosphere to generate electricity between 2021 and 2025. The next step will be a Megawatt-level space solar power station in 2030.China plans to build and launch s
China's space ambitions are shifting into a higher orbit.
Michael Shellenberger is the President, Environmental Progress and he described the flaws with depending upon solar and wind to solve the climate issues.
The United Nations estimates that more than 8 million tons of plastics flow into the oceans each year ?" but researchers have now discovered a new chemical conversion process that could transform the world's waste into a whole new source of useful
Building solar, wind, natural gas and water infrastructure all along the U.S.–Mexico border would create economic opportunity rather than antagonism
Tesla welcomes Maxwell into their house with $218M acquisition for battery technology and battery expertise.
Tesla has announced the acquisition of Maxwell Technologies ($MXWL), a San Diego-based battery technology company for $218M, in an all stock deal.
Justin's note: If you haven't heard yet, Strategic Investor editor E.B. Tucker's working on a new venture. He plans to share all the details about this product at the end of this month. Leading up to that big announcement, we're featuring his
Maxwell Technologies has breakthrough dry battery electrode technology and ultracapacitors. Tesla has announced the purchase of Maxwell Technologies for $218 million in an all-stock deal.
Save for Winter...This ground-breaking new solar-powered battery is giving the fossil fuel industry reason for concern. After decades of research, prototypes, and trials, the first sustainable solar-powered storage system is underway and it is poi
1. China has approved four nuclear power reactors after a three-year pause in nuclear reactor approvals. Four Hualong One units were approved after completing a safety review. The four units can pour the nuclear island first concrete (FCD) and formal
The energy tech company makes ultracapacitors (and other interesting things).
Tesla announced results for the energy generation and energy storage business, which in Q4 amounted $371.5 million (up almost 25% year-over-year). It's just a few percent of total revenues of over $7.2 billion and it will unlikely change in the nea
James McCanney (Professor, Science Enthusiast) on the private space race, Russian space program, X-Prize - WING Generator, Energy, Non-inertial electromagnetic propulsion systems, etc...Bob Anderson (local libertarian activist and already living off-
than 2 cents per liter....Jim Mason was first profiled in Reason in 2008 when his early attempts at homemade power generation ran afoul of regulators in his hometown of Berkeley, California. He fought through and created a business, All Power Labs,
Kirk Sorensen for harnessing the power of the atom using Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors (LFTR). LFTR offers greater efficiency and . Lectures from TEAC4 (Thorium Energy Alliance Conference.
CBC News has a new article which reports that Mike Delage, chief technology officer at General Fusion thinks commercial fusion could be as little as a decade away.
If TAE Technologies Succeeds With Commercial Fusion Then a Fusion Rocket Will Follow
The MBIR is a sodium-cooled fast reactor with 150 megawatts of thermal power and will have a design life of up to 50 years.