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It’s Time To Recycle The Wasted Heat Energy

It’s Time To Recycle The Wasted Heat Energy

Nearly all major power plants release heat or steam as part of their functioning. While some recycle and use this heat, others waste it. In US, a mere 12% of the electricity is generated from recycled heat. And that needs to change now.

By On March 18, 2014 Respond
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Russian Hackers Target Hundreds Of Energy Companies Worldwide

Russian Hackers Target Hundreds Of Energy Companies Worldwide

China has long been accused of backing its army of hackers in their numerous cyber espionage attempts. A report now reveals that Russian government may be playing a similar role, supporting a group of hackers who have targeted hundreds of energy companies globally.

By On January 23, 2014 Respond
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Organic Compounds Called Quinones May Be The Future Of Energy Storage

Organic Compounds Called Quinones May Be The Future Of Energy Storage

As the energy consumption increases rapidly with each passing year, scientists are desperately seeking effective, new energy storage methods. An oft-ignored group of organic compounds called quinones may hold the ultimate solution.

By On January 11, 2014 Respond
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US Lab Bags Huge Achievement In Nuclear Fusion

US Lab Bags Huge Achievement In Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear fusion research has been going around in a number of labs around the globe. Scientists hope that one day, nuclear fusion will be a key source of energy for us. Now, National Ignition Facility (NIF) in US has been able to achieve a breakthrough by creating more energy from a nuclear fusion reaction than was absorbed by the fuel used.

By On October 12, 2013 Respond
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SustainX Brings Compressed Air Energy System In A Vastly Different Form

SustainX Brings Compressed Air Energy System In A Vastly Different Form

Can you remember last when a Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) plant was commissioned? It was in 1991. However, this week startup SustainX has brought the technology back to the U.S. electricity grid, albeit in a vastly different form.

By On September 17, 2013 Respond
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Lockheed To Build Ocean-Water Thermal Energy System In China

Lockheed To Build Ocean-Water Thermal Energy System In China

For decades, Lockheed has invested on Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) in which the temperature difference between warm surface water and cold deep water is leveraged to produce electricity. Now, Lockheed is partnering with a Chinese resort developer to build a 10-MW pilot plant off the coast of southern China.

By On August 18, 2013 Respond
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Recharge Your Cellphone In Just 20 Seconds!

Recharge Your Cellphone In Just 20 Seconds!

Every mobile needs to be recharged to keep it active. But it usually takes hours to fully charge the phone. An 18-year old Indian girl named Eesha Khare has made such a device that can fully recharge your cellphone just in 20 seconds!

By On May 21, 2013 1 Response
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Fukushima Cleanup In Japan May Take More Than 40 Years

Fukushima Cleanup In Japan May Take More Than 40 Years

In the wake of the the earthquake and tsunami in Japan back in 2011, the Fukushima nuclear plant ran into a number of issues which resulted in a huge nuclear disaster. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has revealed that it may take Japan more than 40 years to cleanup the nuclear plant and decommission it entirely.

By On April 25, 2013 Respond
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China Emerges As The Leader In Clean Energy Investment During 2012

China Emerges As The Leader In Clean Energy Investment During 2012

Pew Charitable Trusts has released a new report which details the progress made on the clean energy front during 2012. According to this report, China was the global leader in clean energy investments last year, attracting investments to the tune of $65.1 billion.

By On April 24, 2013 Respond
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Google’s Street View Includes Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Zone

Google’s Street View Includes Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Zone

After bringing the peaks of Mount Everest to armchair travelers via Google Street View, Google has brought the no-entry nuclear zone of Fukushima for the world. The web giant has brought a ghost town inside Fukushima nuclear zone, named Namie-machi, to Google Maps.

By On March 28, 2013 Respond
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Silicon Valley Power Offers Free Wi-Fi Via Smart Meters

Silicon Valley Power Offers Free Wi-Fi Via Smart Meters

Much of the U.S. is moving from electric meters to smart meters that can send usage information over the air, usually through Wi-Fi networks. Silicon Valley Power has taken this a bit further; it has added open channels for a city-wide free Wi-Fi service for the residents of Santa Clara.

By On March 28, 2013 Respond
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Coal Finally Making Way For Natural Gas In Power Generation

Coal Finally Making Way For Natural Gas In Power Generation

Few years ago from now, one of the nation’s largest generators of electricity Georgia Power, which is the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, could generate nearly three-fourths of its electricity with coal. But due to bate of coal, recently the company has announced that it plans to close its 10 coal-fired power plants within the next few years.

By On January 13, 2013 Respond
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Bolivia Gears Up To Tap Into Its Huge Lithium Reserves, Could Be The ‘Saudi Arabia’ For Lithium

Bolivia Gears Up To Tap Into Its Huge Lithium Reserves, Could Be The ‘Saudi Arabia’ For Lithium

Although Chile is the largest lithium producer in the world right now, Bolivia is gearing up to contest that crown. The country has huge lithium reserves and has just installed its first lithium processing plant to turn these reserves into a revenue stream. But there are many challenges and reservations.

By On January 13, 2013 Respond
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Belkin Brings iOS Compatible WeMo Light Switch, Android Compatibility Promised

Belkin Brings iOS Compatible WeMo Light Switch, Android Compatibility Promised

California-based consumer electronics manufacturer Belkin is specialized in making connectivity devices. At CES 2012, Belkin outed WeMo, its brand of electronic components that let users to control their electronics from anywhere using their mobile device. Now Belkin has brought an iOS compatible light switch, and announced that it’s going to add Android compatibility later this year.

By On January 8, 2013 Respond
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Ford Fusion Energi Bags A 100 mpg EPA Fuel Economy Rating

Ford Fusion Energi Bags A 100 mpg EPA Fuel Economy Rating

In recent times, we have seen a number of rides which make use of alternate fuels. Many of these have earned great EPA fuel economy ratings. However, Ford’s Fusion Energi seems to have surpassed them all by taking home an EPA fuel economy rating of 100 mpg.

By On January 3, 2013 Respond
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