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Energy Storage Projects to Replace Three Natural Gas Power Plants in California

Tue, 2018-07-17 20:05

Tesla batteries and behind-the-meter Li-ion batteries could deliver electricity to meet peak Silicon Valley demand

A Double First in China for Advanced Nuclear Reactors

Thu, 2018-07-05 23:23

Safer reactors designed in the U.S. and Europe make their power grid debuts in China

Protean Electric’s In-Wheel Motors Could Make EVs More Efficient

Tue, 2018-06-26 20:30

Putting electric motors closer to the road may also improve handling

Researchers Fish Yellowcake Uranium From the Sea With a Piece of Yarn

Fri, 2018-06-22 22:37

For decades, researchers have attempted to capture uranium dissolved in the world’s oceans and convert it to fuel for nuclear power plants

First Semisolid Lithium Batteries to Debut This Year, in Drones

Fri, 2018-06-22 20:30

SolidEnergy Systems will start with drones and aims to have its lithium batteries in electric vehicles after 2021

Solar and Energy Storage Combine for One Power Energy Solution

Thu, 2018-06-21 19:41

Solar energy and energy storage are rapidly being adopted by homeowners and Fortune 100 utilities alike. The speed of this adoption is unheard of for any type of electric energy technology.

Preventing and Eliminating Lightning Damage with Surge Arrestors

Wed, 2018-06-20 18:00
With proper grounding and high-current surge protection devices, electrical equipment and personnel can be protected from the dangers of lightning.

Bill Joy, Silicon Valley Visionary, on the Future of Batteries, Electric Airplanes, and the "Internet of Energy"

Mon, 2018-06-11 22:59

He says solid-state batteries will be cheaper than today's lithium-ion batteries and help move the grid to 100 percent renewables

This Innovative Technology Harvests Water from Cooling Towers

Fri, 2018-06-08 23:30

Water-scarce cities could get a new source of the precious resource through a simple and cost-effective technology.

Making Fuels with Carbon Dioxide Pulled From Air Could be Affordable

Thu, 2018-06-07 21:30

Results of the first detailed engineering design and cost analysis of direct air capture are in

Better Batteries and Supercapacitors Will Speed the Electrification of Road Vehicles

Tue, 2018-06-05 02:00

The EV of 2028: quiet, safe, and efficient

Cement, Steel, and Natural Gas Are Major Greenhouse Gas Emitters, Too

Tue, 2018-06-05 01:35

Taken together, cement production, iron- and steelmaking, and natural-gas leaks rival transportation in their effects on climate

Interactive: Spurring Change

Tue, 2018-06-05 01:25

Many jurisdictions have created economic incentives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

How Sensors and Mobile Payments Are Getting Indian Women to Use Cleaner Cookstoves

Mon, 2018-06-04 23:17

New and improved stoves don’t belch out black carbon—but 3 billion people around the globe need motivation to use them

Can Technology Reverse Climate Change?

Mon, 2018-06-04 00:30

IEEE Spectrum’s editors and writers investigate a dozen of the world’s most promising projects to cut greenhouse gases

A Critical Look at Claims for Green Technologies

Sun, 2018-06-03 20:30

Green technologies are not yet proved, affordable, or deployable—but even if they were, it would still take them generations to solve our environmental problems

The Green Promise of Vertical Farms

Sun, 2018-06-03 00:30

Indoor farms run by AI and lit by LEDs can be more efficient than field agriculture, but can they significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

TerraPower’s Nuclear Reactor Could Power the 21st Century

Fri, 2018-06-01 20:30

The traveling-wave reactor and other advanced reactor designs could solve our fossil fuel dependency

Blueprints for a Miracle

Fri, 2018-06-01 00:40

Blueprints for a Miracle

Bioengineers Aim to Break Big Ag’s Addiction to Fertilizers

Fri, 2018-06-01 00:30

Designer microbes could replace the chemical fertilizers that contribute to climate change