Energy technology
Energy technology is an interdisciplinary engineering science having to do with the efficient, safe, environmentally friendly and economical extraction, conversion, transportation, storage and use of ...
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You've been woefully misled on fossil fuels
You've been woefully misled on fossil fuels.
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.
BBC Future - The secretive, billionaire-backed plans to harness fusion
The founders of Amazon and Microsoft are putting their fortunes into little-known fusion energy companies - and it has strange parallels with fiction.
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...
From Allergens To Anodes: Pollen Derived Battery Electrodes
Pollens, the bane of allergy sufferers, could represent a boon for battery makers: Recent research has suggested their potential use as anodes in lithium-ion batteries. 'Our findings have demonstrated...
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...
The Quantum Fridge
When cold milk is poured into a hot cup of tea, a temperature equilibrium is reached very quickly. The milk droplets and the tea particles interact, and after a few moments they all have the same aver...
Energy Storage: You’ll Never Be-Leaf What Makes Up This Battery
Scientists at the University of Maryland have a new recipe for batteries: Bake a leaf, and add sodium. They used a carbonized oak leaf, pumped full of sodium, as a demonstration battery’s negative ter...
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...
Germany just switched on a revolutionary nuclear fusion machine
You probably didn't notice, but a few hours ago, the world took a huge step towards the goal of achieving clean, limitless energy through nuclear fusion.  Physicists in Germany announced that they’ve ...
Pee-Powered Socks Generate Emergency Electricity
A team of researchers from University of the West of England in Bristol, UK want you to pee in your socks. You know, in case of an emergency. They've developed a novel power system that leverages you...
Wendelstein 7-X: The World's Largest Nuclear Fusion Reactor Comes To Life
Today the first helium plasma was produced in the Wendelstein 7-X fusion device.It achieved a temperature of 1 million degrees Celsius. Wendelstein 7-X is the world’s largest stellarator-type fusion d...
Heat Radiates 10,000 Times Faster At The Nanoscale
When heat travels between two objects that aren't touching, it flows differently at the smallest scales—distances on the order of the diameter of DNA, or 1/50,000 of a human hair. In a unique ultra-l...
Energy engineering
Energy engineering or Energy systems is a broad field of engineering dealing with energy efficiency, energy services, facility management, plant engineering, environmental compliance and alternative ...
Energy conversion
Energy transformation or energy conversion is the process of changing one form of energy to another. In physics, the term energy describes the capacity to produce certain changes within a system, wit...
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Energy storage
Energy storage is accomplished by devices or physical media that store energy to perform useful processes at a later time. A device that stores energy is sometimes called an accumulator.Many forms of ...
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Hydrogen technologies
Hydrogen technologies are technologies that relate to the production and use of hydrogen. Hydrogen technologies are applicable for many uses.Some hydrogen technologies are carbon neutral and could hav...
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Nuclear technology
Nuclear technology is technology that involves the reactions of atomic nuclei. Among the notable nuclear technologies are nuclear reactors, nuclear medicine and nuclear weapons. It is also used, for e...
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...
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Tritium illumination
Tritium illumination is the use of gaseous tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen, to create visible light. Tritium emits electrons through beta decay, and, when they interact with a phosphor mate...
Tritium illumination - Wikipedia