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Oct 17, 2019

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University Team Helps Nissan Unveil its Green Future

University Team Helps Nissan Unveil its Green Future

We all are familiar with the reality of fossil fuels, their side effects, soaring prices and their impact on common man who cares to drive an automobile.

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Horizon Wind Energy in Indiana

Horizon Wind Energy in Indiana

Alternative energy giant Horizon Wind Energy wants to trap the immense potential of wind energy. They are planning to open an Indianapolis office for developing up to four new

Viability Of Hydrogen Transportation Markets

Viability Of Hydrogen Transportation Markets

When we keep talking about alternative fuels hydrogen often gets the center stage. It may well be the future fuel for vehicles. But it often faces the chicken or

Artificial Trees to Produce Alternative Energy

Artificial Trees to Produce Alternative Energy

A big problem with producing alternative energy is that it takes up lots of land, resources and money to produce little alternative energy. Vast acreage is needed if an

European Marine Energy to Test Tidal Power

European Marine Energy to Test Tidal Power

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) site is going to be the place where marine energy farm Aquamarine Power is going to become the first Scottish company to test

Waste as a Renewable Energy Source

Waste as a Renewable Energy Source

The enormous increase in the quantum and diversity of waste materials generated by human activity and their potentially harmful effects on the general environment and public health, have led

Passive Solar Energy

Passive Solar Energy

Solar energy can be utilized in various ways – to provide electricity, mechanical power, heat and lighting. Passive solar heating and cooling can save substantial electricity bills. Design of

Wind Turbine Noise Solutions

Wind Turbine Noise Solutions

Wind energy is clean energy but not without its usual baggage. Their noise disturbs those who reside in the close proximity with a wind farm. Many a time wind

Solar Panel Demand Exceeds Supply

Solar Panel Demand Exceeds Supply

Many American states are offering incentives to business houses and residents if they are willing to install solar panels for their use. But sadly these incentives are set to

Protecting Wind Generators During Voltage Dips

Protecting Wind Generators During Voltage Dips

Wind turbines experience problem due to sudden drop in voltage in a portion of the electric grid. Industrial engineer and member of INGEPER Research Team at the Public University

Bacteria Could Power the Future

Bacteria Could Power the Future

Everyday alternative energy scene is garnering bigger and important space in newspapers and industrial lives. People are feeling the need for greener energy and cleaner environment. Some researchers are

Algae Biofuels Of The Future

Algae Biofuels Of The Future

Algae fix the sunlight and carbon dioxide into energy and that too very fast. Scientists want to utilize this quality for alternative fuels. And when it comes to greener

Green Catalysts Can Clean Toxins And Pollutants

Green Catalysts Can Clean Toxins And Pollutants

Toxins and pollutants present in the environment means we inhale them and consume them no matter what activity we are indulging in. Although our livers, kidneys, skin and lymphatic

Negative Impacts of Incineration-based Waste-to-Energy Technology

Negative Impacts of Incineration-based Waste-to-Energy Technology

Despite being an attractive technological option for waste management, combustion-based processes for municipal solid waste (MSW) treatment are a subject of intense debate around the world. In the absence

Low-Cost Solar Energy

Low-Cost Solar Energy

Since we can’t avail the benefits and drawbacks of conventional fuels indefinitely scientists are working constantly to improve on the non conventional resources of the energy. Researchers at South

Energy From Hydrogen-Producing Bacteria

Energy From Hydrogen-Producing Bacteria

Today we all are feeling the need of growing green. We have already put the various resources of planet earth on risk and some of the resources will not

New Hybrid Fuel Technology

New Hybrid Fuel Technology

The latest generation of hybrid cars will be blessed with revolutionary fuel cells developed by Monash University scientists that can make hybrid cars more reliable and cheaper to produce.

Energy From Electrogenic Grass Plants

Energy From Electrogenic Grass Plants

Nicholas Albertini, a physics major from Lawrence University recently came up with an idea for a new renewable energy source. They propose that a plant be developed to generate

Mechanical Engineers Create High-tech Solar Panels

Mechanical Engineers Create High-tech Solar Panels

Efforts are continuously on to make solar panels more efficient so that in future sunlight can be used as an alternative to fossil fuels. Researchers are putting tremendous effort

Energy Storage for Hybrid Vehicles

Energy Storage for Hybrid Vehicles

How does it feel to have the best of both worlds? People who are using hybrid cars might have a taste of it. Hybrid technology tries to combine the

Collecting Solar Energy from Asphalt Roads

Collecting Solar Energy from Asphalt Roads

Have you walked barefoot across a parking lot on a hot summer day? You don’t have to be a space scientist to know the fact that blacktop is remarkably

Anaerobic Digestion of Biomass

Anaerobic Digestion of Biomass

The generation and disposal of organic waste without adequate treatment result in significant environmental pollution. Besides health concerns for the people in the vicinity of disposal sites, degradation of

African Solar Could Power all of Europe

African Solar Could Power all of Europe

Mediterranean Union was launched by the French President Nicolas Sarkozy in concurrence with the European Union. This new international organization will include sixteen non-EU states from around the Mediterranean

Geos – First Fossil-Fuel-Free Community

Geos – First Fossil-Fuel-Free Community

When it comes to eliminating the use of fossil fuels, why just keep setting percentages and meeting partial goals; why not create social environments that are totally fossil-fuel-free? A

Nanoantennas Replacement for Solar Cells?

Nanoantennas Replacement for Solar Cells?

“Plastic sheets containing billions of nanoantennas that collect heat energy generated by the sun and other sources could dramatically improve the use of a type of energy we are

GE Invests in Acciona’s Dakotan Wind Farm

GE Invests in Acciona’s Dakotan Wind Farm

GE Energy Financial Services, an investor in energy and water industries and a business unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), is investing $141 million into a wind farm. This

U.S. Leads World in Wind Energy

U.S. Leads World in Wind Energy

The United States has taken over from previous champion Germany in wind power production. For this USA has to be thankful to nature and human resource that produce technology.

A Step Closer to the Optimum Solar Cell

A Step Closer to the Optimum Solar Cell

We are conversant with the fact that solar cells absorb the visible light of the sun, though half of the sun’s output is made up of infrared light that

Solar Energy Plant Coming to Philadelphia

Solar Energy Plant Coming to Philadelphia

A company called Green Energy Capital Partners based in Philadelphia is planning to build what they term as the second largest solar energy plant in the nation, in the

Mariah Power – Low Cost Wind Energy

Mariah Power – Low Cost Wind Energy

Wind energy is ‘sustainable energy’, just like solar energy and water power. We already know the benefits of wind energy and why we should opt for it. But currently