Category: Energy

Cow Power.

Energy company to begin producing natural gas from animal waste. (via)

Tags: Animals Energy Gas Green Recycling.

Zero Emission Data Center.

Cooling system developed that allows heat from computer chips to be used for domestic heating.

Tags: Energy Global warming Green.

Masdar Headquarters.

Building designed to produce more energy than it consumes. (via)

Tags: Design Eco-friendly Energy Green.


Company claims that it has developed a process which can turn plankton into oil. (via)

Tags: Energy Oil Plankton Production.

Nano lube.

Researchers discover that friction can be reduced at the nanoscale level by using vibration to discharge built up energy.

Tags: Discovery Energy Friction Nanoscale Nanotechnology Production Research.

Bacterial nanowires.

Microbiologist discovers that bacteria can sprout tiny wires called pili which can be bioengineered to power electronic devices. (via)

Tags: Bacteria Bioengineering Discovery Energy Microbiology Power.

Texas Petawatt Laser.

LASER to be test fired in 2007 that will produce 1,000,000,000,000,000 watts of power.

Tags: Energy Laser Light Technology.

Crowd power.

Engineers are developing technology that will capture the vibrations created by people walking and convert it into usable energy. (via)

Tags: Energy Ideas Technology Urban planning Vibrations Walking.

Thorium reactor.

Nuclear fuel source that is meltdown-proof and safely burns up existing radioactive waste. (via)

Tags: Energy Nuclear Technology Waste.

Road energy system.

Company is paving roads with technology that absorbs heat and converts it into usable energy. (via)

Tags: Business Eco-friendly Energy Green Roads Solar power Technology.

A Framework for Offshore Wind Energy Development in the United States.

Department of Energy estimates that 900,000 megawatts of wind energy exists off U.S. coast. (via)

Tags: Energy Offshore wind energy Study.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation.

Researchers find that exposing the brain to electromagnetic fields makes ordinary people capable of extraordinary feats of mental agility.

Tags: Brain Discovery Energy Memory Research.

10 to the 23rd power.

Scientists calculate the energy in joules required for nature to produce a new species. (via)

Tags: Energy Life Measure Nature.

Heteroelectric photocell.

Scientists have developed a battery that can be powered by light from the stars. (via)

Tags: Energy Technology.


Gas mixture of water broken down into an HHO atomic structure can power an automotive engine and return to pure water as a by-product. (via)

Tags: Eco-friendly Energy Environmental Gas Green Technology Water.

Microbial fuel cells.

Scientists discover that the natural process of microbes breaking down wastewater can be converted into usable electricity. (via)

Tags: Discovery Eco-friendly Energy Green Recycling Waste Water.

E-V Sunny Bicycle.

Solar-powered bicycle. (via)

Tags: Energy Green Machines Sun.

Flexible solar panel technology.

Scientist has created a solar-electric membrane designed to act like a flying carpet and carry a payload into space. (via)

Tags: Energy Propulsion Space Sun Technology Travel.

Hydrogenase biofuel cell.

Researchers have created a fuel cell that uses oxygen and hydrogen in the atmosphere to power electrical devices. (via)

Tags: Eco-friendly Energy Environmental Research.

Piezoelectric nanogenerators.

Researchers have produced electricity by vibrating tiny nanowires.

Tags: Energy Materials Nanotechnology.


Company has developed a method for harnessing electromagnetic energy present in the environment to produce energy for powering devices. (via)

Tags: Energy Ideas Recycling Waste.


Researchers build tiny batteries using viruses as power. (via)

Tags: Bioengineering Energy Genes Virus.

Electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

Allergy to electricity that is now recognized by the World Health Organization. (via)

Tags: Energy Health Research.

Iceland Deep Drilling Project.

Geologists are drilling into the heart of a mid-ocean ridge volcano. (via)

Tags: Energy Volcano.


Flexible battery that is printed on paper.

Tags: Eco-friendly Energy Improvements Products.


Solar powered airplane. (via)

Tags: Airplanes Energy Sun.

UltraCell XX25.

Methanol fuel cell designed for the military that generates portable wireless power.

Tags: Energy Improvements Soldiers Technology.

Lunar power.

Hydro-kinetic energy generated by tidal currents is coming to New York City this summer. (via)

Tags: Eco-friendly Energy Water.

Biomass program.

San Francisco waste company to collect dog poo from city parks and turn it into electricity.

Tags: Animals Eco-friendly Energy Environmental Pets Recycling Waste.

Plastic solar cell.

Spray-on composite that harnesses solar energy and turns it into electricity. (via)

Tags: Energy Materials Nanotechnology Sun.

Cellulosic ethanol.

Usuable energy produced cheaply and easily from farm waste digested in termite guts.

Tags: Bugs Eco-friendly Energy Gas Recycling.

LEES Ultracapicitor.

Researchers are developing nanotube-enhanced batteries with a lasting life of 10 years.

Tags: Energy Nanotechnology Products Research.


Researchers have used oscillating sound waves to produce a shock wave that can induce nuclear fusion. (via)

Tags: Chemistry Energy Engineering Science Sound.

Methane hydrates.

Scientists discover frozen methane gas deposits on ocean floor.

Tags: Discovery Energy Gas Resources.


Russia is planning to build a mine on the moon to harvest helium-3.

Tags: Build Business Energy Resources Space.

Artificial sun.

China is building a superconducting device that will produce clean fusion energy. (via)

Tags: Eco-friendly Energy Science.

Kicking the oil habit.

Iceland is moving permanently away from gasoline for its fuel needs. (via)

Tags: Change Energy Gas Nationality Social responsibility.

Algae-to-oil race.

Algae used to reduce smokestack emissions has a byproduct of 15,000 gallons of biodiesel per acre. (via)

Tags: Business Eco-friendly Energy Environmental Gas Global warming Technology.

Winds of change.

Texas grocery chain to use wind energy to power all of its electrical needs.

Tags: Business Change Eco-friendly Energy Food.

Leftovers to Lights.

California utility considering using food waste from restaurants to produce methane gas. (via)

Tags: Energy Gas Ideas Recycling Resources Waste.

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