Energy

Researchers have focused their attention on using radio-frequency (RF) heating in magnetic confinement fusion experiments.
by Paul Rivenberg, Plasma Science and Fusion Center
1:52pm
8.22.2017
Researchers have created a new method to more efficiently convert potato waste into ethanol.
by Futurity
11:33am
8.22.2017
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Improving research and development initiatives for new energy sources has also been a persistent interest of Bill Gates over the years.
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8:52am
8.17.2017
A nuclear energy comeback—one that features cleaner, cheaper power— may occur in the next few decades.
3:23pm
8.14.2017
The concept has already been proven and is operating successfully on a building in Swansea: the UK's first energy-positive classroom.
by Swansea University
3:25pm
8.9.2017
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Third-party financing and leasing options are enabling companies and individuals to generate wind power on their properties.
by DOE/PNNL
9:27am
8.9.2017
Chemists have figured out a new, more efficient way to create carbon-based fuels from carbon dioxide (CO2).
by California Institute of Technology
12:44pm
8.4.2017
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Organic solar cells are flexible, transparent, and light-weight - and can be manufactured in arbitrary shapes or colors.
by KIT
1:00pm
8.2.2017
A new, lightweight composite material for energy storage has been shown to store energy at operating temperatures well above current commercial polymers.
by Penn State
3:19pm
7.31.2017
The Sunshot Initiative is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) effort to drive down the cost of solar electricity and support solar adoption.
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9:53am
7.28.2017
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In the UK, around 20,000 tonnes of aluminium foil packaging is wasted each year.
by Queen's University Belfast
9:26am
7.27.2017
A research team modified the surface texture of both the front and back of silicon solar cells to cheaply enhance light harvesting.
by Osaka University
3:07pm
7.26.2017
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Caloric materials and compounds that can generate strong cooling effects can be incorporated into refrigeration systems that are more energy efficient.
by Vitalij K. Pecharsky, Ph.D., U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory
2:39pm
7.24.2017
The lab will partner with seven other DOE national labs and six universities to develop field experiments focused on understanding and modeling rock fractures.
by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
11:32am
7.21.2017
The grid is a complex, cyber-physical system that transmits electricity generated from power plants and distributes it to homes and businesses.
by National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
12:16pm
7.20.2017
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Scientists developed a process to convert milk products and other agricultural wastes into extremely high surface area/low density carbons.
by DOE Science News Source
10:41am
7.20.2017
The researchers used a mathematical model to identify the bottlenecks in the production of oil in the industrial yeast Yarrowia lipolytica.
by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
12:57pm
7.19.2017
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Berkeley Lab-led report highlights technique for detecting, identifying nuclear materials
by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
3:43pm
7.18.2017
New technologies could enable properties to share solar energy rather than exporting surplus electricity to the national grid.
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10:55am
7.14.2017
India may be able to integrate 175 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy into their electricity grid by 2022.
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3:23pm
7.12.2017
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Dandelion—a new Google/ Alphabet spinoff company— is offering geothermal heating and cooling systems.
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3:43pm
7.10.2017
This breakthrough could enable power distribution systems to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid.
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9:43am
7.6.2017
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Biomass contains lignin, an organic polymer that binds to and strengthens plant fibers.
by Rutgers University
2:47pm
7.5.2017
This method could improve nuclear nonproliferation and enhance security applications for nuclear waste.
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8:40am
7.5.2017
Researchers have developed a window that controls different factors by varying tint, saving up to 40 percent on an average building’s energy costs.
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2:30pm
6.30.2017
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Scientists have created a scintillator made from an organic glass that is more effective than the current nuclear threat detection material, while also being...
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3:07pm
6.29.2017
Cage-like metallic compounds called clathrates have the potential to be used as thermoelectric materials.
by Department of Energy
12:54pm
6.27.2017
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Global solar energy production is taking a major hit due to air pollution and dust.
by Duke University
2:27pm
6.26.2017
Renewable biofuels can come with hidden economic and environmental issues.
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
12:54pm
6.21.2017
A pair of plasma physicists have successfully identified the runaway electrons and decelerated them.
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10:37am
6.21.2017
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