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Aug 21, 2019

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Wind Energizer Donut for More Efficient Turbines

Wind Energizer Donut for More Efficient Turbines

We all know about the impending future of the fossil fuels. Ultimately we will be forced to look for alternative energy fuels. Those countries who have resources and infrastructure

NRDC: The Right Way to Use Biofuels

NRDC: The Right Way to Use Biofuels

When we think about sources of alternative energy, we often feel a rush of positive thoughts engulfing us. We often think that while developing alternative sources of energy we

Using Radar to Protect Birds from Wind Farms

Using Radar to Protect Birds from Wind Farms

The new Peñascal wind farm in Texas hopes to become a model for responsible development by installing new radar technology to protect migratory birds and wildlife. According to recent

First Public Charging Station for Electric Cars

First Public Charging Station for Electric Cars

During a low-key ceremony just over a week ago, the first public high-voltage charging station for electric vehicles was inaugurated at the Gateway Center in East Woodland California. Representatives

Interactive Renewable Energy Map

Interactive Renewable Energy Map

These days we are incessantly debating over one of the hottest issues, i.e. environmental pollution and rise in temperature throughout the world. An intelligent person always likes to foresee

Improving Performance of Solar Nanotubes

Improving Performance of Solar Nanotubes

Akira Fujishima, thirty-five years ago, discovered the electrochemical properties of titanium dioxide. He showed that titanium dioxide functioned as a photocatalyst. It produced hydrogen gas from water, electricity and

New Revolution in Wind Power

New Revolution in Wind Power

As soaring oil prices and greenhouse gas emissions fuel the search for cheaper and cleaner sources of energy, a Japanese aerospace manufacturer may have found the right stuff for

New Hope For Biomass Fuels

New Hope For Biomass Fuels

Biomass fuel is liquid, solid, or gaseous fuel produced by conversion of biomass. They are actually organic materials produced by plants, animals, or microorganisms. Those plants animals or microorganisms

New Way to Convert CO2 into Methanol

New Way to Convert CO2 into Methanol

Scientists are continuously working on to find an alternative to fossil fuels. We are familiar with the side effects of fossil fuels and its impact on environment. Right now

Harvesting Solar Rays in Space

Harvesting Solar Rays in Space

When in distress we often look towards the heaven to find an answer to our problems. West coast energy giant, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) is doing the same.

Obama Stresses Clean Energy on Earth Day

Obama Stresses Clean Energy on Earth Day

President Barack Obama is known as a staunch supporter of green energy. His stimulus plan has raised new hope for the environmentalists and economists alike. On the occasion of

New Solar Technology from Ancient Diatoms

New Solar Technology from Ancient Diatoms

Scientists are constantly working on alternative energy sources to make its use widespread like fossil fuels. They are tirelessly working on the drawbacks of alternative energy sources so that

Splitting Water Into Hydrogen And Oxygen

Splitting Water Into Hydrogen And Oxygen

We often want to imitate nature for near perfect results. But sometimes it just remains a desire. In its quest for green and clean energy mankind is searching for

New Sponge-like Gas Storage Material

New Sponge-like Gas Storage Material

Environmentalists, common man, scientists, politicians, everyone want to breathe fresh and clean air and leave this earth in a better shape for next generation. Environmentalists and scientists are working

Breakthrough to Advance Hydrogen Car Production

Breakthrough to Advance Hydrogen Car Production

One of the main hurdles in the field of hydrogen car research is the development of a good fueling system. Professor Issam Mudawar along with his research team has

MIT Completes Virus-Built Nanomachine Battery

MIT Completes Virus-Built Nanomachine Battery

When we watch science fiction, deep in our heart many of us believe that’s how it will remain, a fiction. But few refuse to believe that and turn science

Fuel Cell Powered Military Surveillance Aircraft

Fuel Cell Powered Military Surveillance Aircraft

It is great news that defense forces are promoting the use of alternative fuels in their own unique way. American army is using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Afghanistan.

Economical Biodiesel Fuel from Algae

Economical Biodiesel Fuel from Algae

We all want to live in a clean and green world and breathe pollution free air. For this kind of environment we desperately need a fossil fuel free world.

Superhydrophobic: Self-cleaning Photovoltaic Cells

Superhydrophobic: Self-cleaning Photovoltaic Cells

A team of scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a new treatment for silicon photovoltaic solar cells. This new method generates bumps and peaks on the

New Nanogenerator for Ipods and Cellphones

New Nanogenerator for Ipods and Cellphones

In the 237th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) an interesting fact came to light that in near future we can recharge our cell phones or iPods

Flying Cars by 2011?

Flying Cars by 2011?

If you secretly nurtured a dream of owning a flying car, the good news is your dream can be a reality by 2011. This month MIT students, from Department

Nanotube Technology Transforms CO2 Into Fuel

Nanotube Technology Transforms CO2 Into Fuel

Presence of surplus carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has taken center stage in the environmental science. All over the world people are worried about the excess amount of carbon

New Wind Turbines for 11 Minnesota Cities

New Wind Turbines for 11 Minnesota Cities

This summer, Anoka, Buffalo, North St. Paul and 8 other Minnesota cities are gearing up for the production of wind energy. They will use recycled turbines for this

Nanotech Batteries – A New Energy Future

Nanotech Batteries – A New Energy Future

People want to use clean and green energy and live easy on earth’s resources. Many are changing to hybrid cars and using solar panels side by side with conventional

More Efficient Palladium Fuel Cell Catalysts

More Efficient Palladium Fuel Cell Catalysts

This age is known as electronic age. It seems impossible to run life without electronic goods. They are part and parcel of our personal and professional life. We use

Longest Nanowires May Lead To Better Fuel Cells

Longest Nanowires May Lead To Better Fuel Cells

We are searching for the alternative energy which can conveniently be used for our industrial and everyday purposes. Wind, water, geothermal and many other alternative energy sources are good

Clean Energy Patents Reach New High

Clean Energy Patents Reach New High

We are familiar with the importance of intellectual property. It is an essential indicator of the economic growth. Number of patents issued in any country in a year indicates

Understanding How Water Molecules Split

Understanding How Water Molecules Split

Plants produce energy with the help of photosynthesis. One of the important steps of photosynthesis is splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen and release of energy in this process.

Nanocups Could Improve Solar Cell Efficiency

Nanocups Could Improve Solar Cell Efficiency

Now scientists are working on metallic nanoparticles to manipulate light in more effective ways than conventional optical materials to tap extra energy from the sunlight. Rice University researchers are

Elastic Edges for Wind Turbine Blades

Elastic Edges for Wind Turbine Blades

The life of wind turbine blades can be significantly enhanced by modifying their shape. There is a lot of load on the large wind turbines when the blades rotate