- Artificial Photosynthesis Gets A Step Closer With New Stable Oxide
Hydrogen is regarded as the green energy of the future. The automobile industry, for example, is working hard to introduce fuel cell technology starting in approximately 2010. However, a fuel cell drive system can only be environmentally friendly if resear ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 25 2008 - 10:32am
- BMW Hydrogen 7 Mono-Fuel Is Lowest Emission Vehicle In The World
Independent tests conducted by engineers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory on a BMW Hydrogen 7 Mono-Fuel demonstration vehicle have found that the car's hydrogen-powered engine surpasses the super-ultra low-emis ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 28 2008 - 1:45am
- How Close Are We To Getting Hydrogen From Algae As A Fuel Source?
As gas prices continue to climb, alternative fuels get a lot of attention but how close are they? Scientists atArgonne National Laboratory are working to chemically manipulate algae for production of the next generation of renewable fuels – hydrogen gas. S ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 1 2008 - 4:28pm
- Everything Is Energy (But Algae Is Great)
In the last 20 years, physicists have, after drilling down into ever smaller particles of matter come to this conclusion, that everything is energy This, to some degree confirms some of the underpinnings of eastern philosophies and religions. If everything ...
Article - David Houle - Apr 2 2008 - 4:21pm
- Solar Energy Needs 10 More Years Of R&D To Beat Petroleum- Expert
Even with oil prices at $100 a barrel, it could take 10 or more years of intensive research and development to reduce the cost of solar energy to levels competitive with petroleum, according to Harry Gray, Ph.D., the Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistr ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 7 2008 - 5:21pm
- Future Energy Tech- Real Time Monitoring Of Energy Use And Pricing Choices For Households
In many homes, an employee from the electric or gas company comes by to read the meter and you only find out power consumption after the fact. That doesn't tell you precisely how much energy the customer has used at what times or with which devices bu ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 8 2008 - 11:26am
- 'In Vitro Synthetic Biology' Hydrogen Process Could Lead To Sugar-Fueled Cars
Chemists are describing development of a “revolutionary” process for converting plant sugars into hydrogen, which could be used to cheaply and efficiently power vehicles equipped with hydrogen fuel cells without producing any pollutants. The process involv ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 24 2009 - 10:29am
- FLOX Improved Combustion Means Fire Without Smoke- And Cleaner Energy
Combustion without flames can be used to build much more efficient industrial gas turbines for power generation than are used in current models and produce almost no polluting emissions, say Mohamed Sassi of The Petroleum Institute in Abu Dabi and colleagu ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 12 2008 - 9:58am
- We Need A Rockefeller Of Solar Power
There are many on-going themes in the large discussion of global warming and replacing fossil fuels with renewable, clean energy. One of the dominant ones is that alternative fuels such as solar are much more expensive than fossil fuels. This argument is o ...
Article - David Houle - Apr 15 2008 - 6:45pm
- The Microturbulence Road To Achieving Magnetic Confinement Fusion
Magnetic confinement fusion could be a safe, environmentally friendly way to provide a substantial part of the world’s energy needs in the 21st century but before that can happen science needs to understand the complex behavior of hot collisionless plasmas ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 21 2008 - 3:14pm