Energy

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
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A pair of plasma physicists have successfully identified the runaway electrons and decelerated them.
10:37am
6.21.2017
Industrialized nations account for about $680 billion annually in food waste.
10:40am
6.20.2017
This promising technology has three basic components: water, carbon dioxide and electricity delivered through a copper catalyst.
by Stanford University
10:15am
6.20.2017
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A joint research project between ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics is focusing on advanced biofuels involving the modification of an algae strain.
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3:45pm
6.19.2017
Both initiatives will focus on increasing data-center efficiency and improving semiconductor fabrication.
by ARPA-E
9:44am
6.19.2017
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Solar cells could be produced using a new semiconductor alloy that can capture the near-infrared light on the leading edge of the visible light spectrum.
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3:15pm
6.15.2017
A new discovery could overcome a major obstacle preventing widespread adoption of electric vehicles.
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3:01pm
6.15.2017
Employees might be able to power their desk at work with their car parked in the parking lot.
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3:01pm
6.14.2017
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Using data science to predict the deterioration of such materials could lead to finding new ways to extend their lifetime, the researchers say.
by Case Western Reserve University
10:18am
6.13.2017
The findings offer a new strategy for the design of highly efficient platinum-based catalysts.
by Department of Energy, Office of Science
10:10am
6.13.2017
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Energy ministers from around the world gathered in Beijing this week to report increased spending to help counter climate change.
by Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
1:37pm
6.9.2017
Fuel cells are extremely efficient, require minimal water consumption, and offer a near-zero emission energy generation option.
by Jenny Bowman, National Energy Technology Laboratory
1:25pm
6.8.2017
Verifying that a nuclear warhead actually is a warhead may include confirming key attributes.
by Sandia National Laboratories
1:31pm
6.6.2017
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Scientists have tapped cobalt as the metal that could help split water and produce a new way to create solar fuels.
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10:19am
6.5.2017
Engineers are using virtual reality to allow decommissioning planners to ‘enter’ a facility housing a Cold War-era production nuclear reactor and gain a better...
by John Bobbitt, Principal Engineer, R&D Engineering, Savannah River National Laboratory.
9:59am
6.1.2017
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The “clean energy economy” always seems to be a few steps away but never quite here.
by Penn State Materials Research Institute
1:12pm
5.31.2017
A significant metric for determining the efficacy of fuel is the Energy Return on Investment (EROI) ratio.
by University of Pittsburgh
12:54pm
5.19.2017
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) might soon be powered by the sun.
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3:27pm
5.17.2017
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This process could be particularly effective near the wellheads on drilling sites, eliminating the need for long-distance transportation.
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10:45am
5.17.2017
The team hope to next test the stability of the cells in real-world settings.
by Imperial College London
12:39pm
5.12.2017
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The tunnels are hundreds of feet long, with about 8 feet (2.4 meters) of soil covering them.
by Nicholas K. Geranios and Manuel Valdes, Associated Press
2:28pm
5.10.2017
Vulnerabilities in the power grid are one of the most prevalent national security threats.
by Michigan Technology University
12:38pm
5.9.2017
“Electrical” bacteria are the key ingredient in a new process that recycles wastewater from biofuel production to generate hydrogen.
by Oak Ridge National Laboratory
10:42am
5.9.2017
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The device must only be exposed to light in order to function.
by KU Leuven
1:00pm
5.8.2017
A recent discovery may unlock the potential of biofuel waste -- and ultimately make biofuels competitive with petroleum.
by DOE/Sandia National Laboratories
8:00am
5.5.2017
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Scientists have just discovered massive amounts of a rare metal called tellurium.
by Jon Major, University of Liverpool, The Conversation
2:02pm
5.4.2017
Officials have spent the last few months working on a smooth transition for the lab's thousands of employees and operations.
by Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press
1:03pm
5.3.2017
A new renewable energy source might come from the world’s simplest alcohol.
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4.25.2017
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