Energy


StoreDot Developing Instant Charging Electric Cars Batteries

StoreDot Developing Instant Charging Electric Cars Batteries

The prototype technology was revealed last April and it raised $48 million before the new announcement today....

Aug 20 2015, 6:50am CDT

New Aluminum yolk-shell Nanoparticle Improve Li-ion Batteries

New Aluminum yolk-shell Nanoparticle Improve Li-ion Batteries

MIT and Tsinghua University in China scientists develop new battery design using aluminum....

Aug 12 2015, 5:29am CDT

A Battery made from Paper

A Battery made from Paper

Scientists invent a battery made from cellulose that could power packaging paper and clothes....

Aug 12 2015, 4:58am CDT

Aqueous Solar Flow Battery is More Efficient

Aqueous Solar Flow Battery is More Efficient

Researchers develop a solar battery 20% more efficient that today's Lithium-iodine batteries....

Aug 3 2015, 9:10am CDT

Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Comes to California

Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Comes to California

Are we ready for Hydrogen fuel cell cars? Toyota thinks so and releases the Toyota Mirai this Fall in California beating the Te...

Jul 6 2015, 4:42am CDT

Solar Impulse 2 Breaks Non-Stop Solo Flight Record

Solar Impulse 2 Breaks Non-Stop Solo Flight Record

The solar-powered airplane known as Solar Impulse is about to land on Hawaii Airport after breaking the record for uninterrupte...

Jul 3 2015, 6:44am CDT

Energy Harvesting from Rolling Car Tires Uses Triboelectric Effect

Energy Harvesting from Rolling Car Tires Uses Triboelectric Effect

Scientists came up with a nano-generator that harvests electric energy from rolling tires....

Jun 30 2015, 10:46am CDT

Solar Impulse Takes Off From Japan to Hawaii

Solar Impulse Takes Off From Japan to Hawaii

A solar airplane "Solar Impulse" has taken off after a forced landing from Japan. It is to cross the length of the Pa...

Jun 29 2015, 8:03am CDT

Solar Impulse 2 Lands in Japan due to Bad Weather

Solar Impulse 2 Lands in Japan due to Bad Weather

Solar impulse 2 makes emergency stop in Nagoya, Japan due to critical weather conditions....

Jun 1 2015, 7:04am CDT

Solar Plane 6 Day Nonstop Flight to Hawaii has Started

Solar Plane 6 Day Nonstop Flight to Hawaii has Started

The Solar Impulse 2 Solar Plane is on its nonstop flight from China to Hawaii. It is a 6 day nonstop flight. Due to bad weather...

May 31 2015, 1:54am CDT

Stanford's New Designer Carbon Boosts Battery Performance

Stanford's New Designer Carbon Boosts Battery Performance

New carbon material boots battery performance....

May 31 2015, 1:17am CDT

Solar Plane 6 Day Nonstop Flight is Postponed

Solar Plane 6 Day Nonstop Flight has been Postponed

The Solar Impulse 2 Solar Plane is set for a nonstop flight from China to Hawaii. It will be a 6 day nonstop flight. Due to bad...

May 25 2015, 8:50am CDT

Bladeless Windmills Mark Step Forward

Bladeless Windmills Mark Step Forward

These windmills take up less room, allowing for more wind-powered energy to be generated....

May 18 2015, 6:14am CDT

70 Meter Solar Road Surface Generates Enough Power for a Household

70 Meter Solar Road Surface Generates Enough Power for a Household

Engineers in Netherland say that solar road surface trial is more successful than expected....

May 11 2015, 5:03am CDT

Google Battery in the Works

Google Battery in the Works

Google research is working on a new battery. The search giant reportedly only has four people working on this though....

Apr 11 2015, 4:30am CDT

Shell buys BG Group for $70 billion

Shell buys BG Group for $70 billion

Royal Dutch Shell announced today to buy the BG Group for £47 billion ($70 billion)....

Apr 8 2015, 1:43am CDT

Solar Airplane entered Chinese Air Space in Around the World Flight

Solar Airplane entered Chinese Air Space in Around the World Flight

The solar powered air space entered today its longest segment yet of the around the world flight attempt....

Mar 30 2015, 1:31am CDT

World’s First Solar-Powered Airplane begins World Tour

World’s First Solar-Powered Airplane begins Round-the-World Tour

The world’s first solar cell airplane is to take to the skies once again. It is hoped that it will make a round-the-globe journ...

Mar 9 2015, 4:43am CDT

Apple invests $848M in First Solar to build a 130 Megawatt Solar Farm in CA

Apple invests $848M in First Solar to build a 130 Megawatt Solar Farm in CA

First Solar and Apple Incorporated are involved in a rock solid pact that will benefit both firms in the long run. The goal is...

Feb 11 2015, 3:00am CST

Gogoro Smartscooter Revealed at CES 2015

Gogoro Smartscooter Revealed at CES 2015

The Gogoro smartscooter sports all those features that can change the life of the people of highly populated cities...

Jan 10 2015, 11:15am CST

Solpro Helios Smart is the Fastest Portable Solar Charger debuted at CES 2015

Solpro Helios Smart is the Fastest Portable Solar Charger debuted at CES 2015

Solpro happens to be the maker and creator of Helios Smart, the quickest chargeable solar energy device that fits in your pocke...

Jan 9 2015, 6:54am CST

EnerPlex's New Portable Solar Power Solutions will be showcased at CES 2015

EnerPlex's New Portable Solar Power Solutions will be showcased at CES 2015

Ascent Solar’s EnerPlex brand will display new portable power solutions at the International CES 2015....

Jan 2 2015, 5:28am CST

CES 2015 will also showcase WiTricity's Rezence-Enabled Solutions

CES 2015 will also showcase WiTricity's Rezence-Enabled Solutions

WiTricity is all set to demonstrate Rezence-Enabled Solutions and A4WP reference designs at the CES 2015....

Dec 24 2014, 5:19am CST

Toyota's hydrogen car gets a name and more US filling stations

Toyota's hydrogen car gets a name and more US filling stations

Toyota has announced that it's upcoming fuel cell vehicle (FCV) will be called the Mirai...

Nov 17 2014, 6:18am CST

Nuclear Fusion Reactor Breakthrough Made Says Lockheed Martin

Nuclear Fusion Reactor Breakthrough Made Says Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin announced that they are working on a compact fusion reactor (CFR) that could be ready in 10 years....

Oct 16 2014, 8:29am CDT

Amphiro a1: World's First Self-Powered Shower Monitor

Amphiro a1: World's First Self-Powered Shower Monitor

A smart water and energy meter par excellence, $89 Amphiro a1 will surely save you more money than it costs you on the whole. A...

Jul 18 2014, 4:35am CDT

Toyota’s First Hydrogen Fuel-cell Car will Cost $70,000

Toyota’s First Hydrogen Fuel-cell Car will Cost $70,000

Toyota’s hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle which is a 2015 sedan will cost around 7 million yen (roughly around $70,000). Toyota FCV s...

Jun 25 2014, 2:15pm CDT

Why On Earth Is China Nervous About Plutonium in Japan?

I read a funny thing the other day – China is nervous about Japan making atomic weapons and has complained to the International...

Jun 15 2014, 6:26pm CDT

Samsung Galaxy S5 extended batteries now on pre-order from ZeroLemon and Mugen Power

Samsung Galaxy S5 extended batteries now on pre-order from ZeroLemon and Mugen Power

For those who need a little extra juice, the battery by ZeroLemon and Mugen Power are the perfect options...

May 8 2014, 8:48am CDT

Opponents to Keystone pipeline say it won't lower fuel prices

Opponents to Keystone pipeline say it won't lower fuel prices

Fuel prices could go up in the mid-west say pipeline detractors...

Apr 28 2014, 12:46pm CDT

Keystone Pipeline Could Raise Gas Prices

Keystone Pipeline Could Raise Gas Prices

There’s two things we can say about the effect of the Keystone XL pipeline on gas prices. One is that it will, if built, have n...

Apr 28 2014, 1:41am CDT

PG&E Pipeline Blast is Not PG&E's Fault

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty in 2010 Pipeline Blast

PG&E pleads not guilty in 2010 San Bruno pipeline blast....

Apr 22 2014, 6:04am CDT

Gas Prices Rise Compared to Last Year

Gas Prices Have Risen

The political fallout of the crisis in the Ukraine has been negative on the whole. Gas prices have risen at present as compared...

Apr 15 2014, 8:31am CDT

Smartphone Backup Battery Could Help Avoid Disaster

Smartphone Backup Battery Could Help Avoid Disaster

I do a lot of bicycle riding and love to use GPS apps to map and track my ride. Trouble is, GPS uses a lot of battery power and...

Apr 7 2014, 8:52am CDT

Ubitricity: Charge Your Electric Car Just About Anywhere

Ubitricity: Charge Your Electric Car Just About Anywhere

As the adoption rate of electric vehicles picks up and the network of fast-charge stations gets built out, the conversation aro...

Apr 2 2014, 7:47am CDT

Where Would YOU Put Our Nuclear Waste?

Where Would YOU Put Our Nuclear Waste?

On Valentine’s Day, a small puff of radioactivity exited the only deep geologic repository for nuclear waste operating in the w...

Mar 31 2014, 2:44am CDT