Alternative energy
Alternative energy is any energy source that is an alternative to fossil fuel. These alternatives are intended to address concerns about such fossil fuels.The nature of what constitutes an alternative...
Bringing Residential Geothermal HVAC Systems Mainstream - Home Sweet Home
Even if you are not convinced that climate change is a real threat the benefits of a residential geothermal HVAC system are real and numerous. As numerous
Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy?
Is green energy, particularly wind and solar energy, the solution to our climate and energy problems? Or should we be relying on things like...
A Solar Eclipse Could Wipe Out 9,000 Megawatts of Power Supplies
The eclipse set to darken skies next month threatens to sideline solar farms and rooftop panels in a wide swath of the U.S., wiping out enough power generation to supply about 7 million homes.
Scientists Turn Nuclear Waste Into Long-Lived Diamond Batteries
The diamonds are made from radioactive graphite and can generate a small electric current for thousands of years.
This Could be the End for Big Oil
Stunning breakthrough in chemical engineering has unleashed a massive supply of fuel… Enough fuel, in fact, to power the entire globe for over 36,000 years. It’s poised to decimate Big Oil’s obscene p...
Geothermal Basics
An article with information to help familiarize homeowners with residential geothermal HVAC systems.
Residential Geothermal
An article with some ideas about how to make it easier for homeowners to have a renewable energy source for their home.
The (500 Trillion Watt) Laser To End All Lasers! - How Science Changed Our World
Prof. Robert Winston visits the National Ignition Facility in California to meet the scientists who are advancing techniques to harness nuclear fusion, in order to produce electricity in incredible q...
An Hour Every Day Workout Can Power Your Home For Twenty-Four Hours
What if you could power your house for an entire day just by exercising for an hour, would that motivate you to do it? I just love this idea, it could even become something that can be done as a famil...
Scientists To Inject Fuel In Experimental Fusion Device
GREIFSWALD, Germany (AP) — Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe fo...
Town Rejects Solar Panels That Would ‘Suck up All the Energy From the Sun’
A North Carolina town council approved a sweeping moratorium on solar power development after residents presented fears that solar panels cause cancer and drain the Sun’s energy. During the meeting, a...
Ukrainian Drivers Are Converting Their Cars into Wood Burners to Save Money on Gas
With the advent of an energy crisis and the rising cost of gas, people are becoming interested in alternative forms of energy. For example, a growing number of Ukrainian drivers are turning to wood to...
Underwater Balloons Could Give Us A New Way Of Storing Renewable Energy
While solar or wind farms are now contributing more energy than ever to the world's power supply, traditional energy sources are often required at peak times or to supplement renewable sources during ...
Risky Fusion Power Study Pays Off By Bringing Plasma Close To Reactor Walls
The first major fusion collaboration between Chinese and US research teams has released a surprising finding on the future of magnetic confinement fusion: by lowering the distance between the plasma a...
Morocco Poised To Become A Solar Superpower With Launch Of Desert Mega-Project
The Moroccan city of Ouarzazate is used to big productions. On the edge of the Sahara desert and the centre of the north African country’s “Ouallywood” film industry it has played host to big-budget l...
Material Inspired By Nature Could Turn Water Into Fuel
Scientists have theoretically designed a new material that could help supply the world with clean energy by turning water into fuel, using just the power of the sun. Chemists at the University of Read...
Ethanol fuel
Ethanol fuel is ethanol (ethyl alcohol), the same type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages. It is most often used as a motor fuel, mainly as a biofuel additive for gasoline. World ethanol product...
Ethanol fuel - Wikipedia
Renewable energy
Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat. Renewable...
Renewable energy - Wikipedia
Emergy
Emergy is a type of available energy (exergy) that is consumed in direct and indirect transformations needed to make a product or service. Emergy accounts for, and is, therefore, in effect a measure o...
Emergy - Wikipedia
Energy harvesting
Energy harvesting (also known as power harvesting or energy scavenging) is the process by which energy is derived from external sources (e.g. solar power, thermal energy, wind energy, salinity gradien...
Fuel cell
A fuel cell is a device that converts the chemical energy from a fuel into electricity through a chemical reaction with oxygen or another oxidizing agent.Hydrogen produced from the steam methane refor...
Alternative fuel
Alternative fuels, known as non-conventional or advanced fuels, are any materials or substances that can be used as fuels, other than conventional fuels. Conventional fuels include: fossil fuels (pet...
Alternative fuel - Wikipedia
Sustainable energy
Sustainable energy is the form of energy obtained from non-exhaustible resources, such that the provision of this form of energy serves the needs of the present without compromising the ability of fut...
Sustainable energy - Wikipedia
Bringing Residential Geothermal HVAC Systems Mainstream - Home Sweet Home
Even if you are not convinced that climate change is a real threat the benefits of a residential geothermal HVAC system are real and numerous. As numerous
Alternative energy indexes
The principle governing the indices, apart from a regional or global focus, is that some focus on clean energy technologies while others focus on the broader alternative energy transition. Other facto...
A Solar Eclipse Could Wipe Out 9,000 Megawatts of Power Supplies
The eclipse set to darken skies next month threatens to sideline solar farms and rooftop panels in a wide swath of the U.S., wiping out enough power generation to supply about 7 million homes.