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Building a Stronger, Safer Zinc Battery

Tue, 2018-05-01 09:31

University of Maryland engineers revive an old chemistry with a new electrolyte.

Saudi Arabia Pushes to Use Solar Power for Desalination Plants

Fri, 2018-04-20 20:30

With photovoltaic costs dropping, oil states turn to solar power to desalinate their water

Mystery Brand EV Will Offer WiTricity's Wireless Charging This Year

Thu, 2018-04-19 18:30

The customer parks the car over a garage-floor charging plate, then comes back in the morning to a full battery

MIT Spin-off Faces Daunting Challenges on Path to Build a Fusion Power Plant in 15 Years

Wed, 2018-04-18 22:30

Commonwealth Fusion Systems has pledged to build a commercial fusion reactor based on new superconducting magnets

Yarn-like Rechargeable Zinc Battery Could Power Smart Clothes and Wearables

Tue, 2018-04-10 18:40

The zinc yarn battery works when knotted, stretched cut, and washed.

Edison and the King: How Hawaii Became Electrified

Thu, 2018-03-29 00:30

In 1881, Thomas Edison convinced King Kalakaua that electric streetlamps were superior to gas

Crossing the Atlantic

Wed, 2018-03-28 20:30

Eighty years ago the first steamship crossed the Atlantic, halving travel time and beginning a trend that has cut transit time by 98 percent

Cyber Defense Tool Is an Early Warning System for Grid Attacks

Wed, 2018-03-28 01:00

A new tool will enable grid operators to better detect not only a brutal physical attack, but also a hacker probing for vulnerabilities

Startup Profile: ME SOLshare’s “Swarm Electrification” Powers Villages in Bangladesh

Wed, 2018-03-28 00:30

The company links isolated PV systems to create an energy-sharing economy

Origami-Folded Hydrogel Paper Instantly Generates 110 Volts of Electricity

Sat, 2018-03-17 18:30

Researchers combine 3D-printed hydrogels and origami to create an electric eel-inspired power source

SXSW 2018: Energy and Tech Executives Envision the Carbon-Free Future

Tue, 2018-03-13 23:30

How do you get to a net-carbon-free global energy system by 2070?

Special Report: Puerto Rico After the Storm

Tue, 2018-03-13 01:30

Special Report: Puerto Rico After the Storm

Rebuilding Puerto Rico’s Power Grid: The Inside Story

Tue, 2018-03-13 01:30

Electricity may be fully restored this May—but the hard work of hurricane-proofing the grid remains

Is Google Going Underground With Hypersonic Tech?

Tue, 2018-03-06 02:58

High-speed drilling and tunneling machines could revolutionize geothermal energy and enable Hyperloop trains

Arizona Utility Opts for Solar and Storage to Meet Peak Demand

Mon, 2018-03-05 19:30

The combination of solar power and battery storage edged out natural gas, which is the go-to technology for peaking plants

Getting Ahead with Lightning Strike Simulation

Fri, 2018-02-23 04:00
In this eSeminar, we will show how EM field simulation can be used to provide insightful information with respect to lightning attachment/zoning analysis as well as transient current and magnetic field immunity of relatively large platforms such as aircraft.

Exposing the Power Vampires in Self-Driving Cars

Thu, 2018-02-15 20:18

Autonomous driving systems give cars eco-driving skills. But their computers and sensors could consume enough electricity to negate this green dividend.

Drone Delivery, If Done Right, Could Cut Emissions

Wed, 2018-02-14 01:30

To make drone package delivery green, look at drone size, electricity source, and warehouses, researchers say