The integrated circuit design pictured above was designed by Unified Solar, a student lead team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who won the regional price of the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition at the MIT Clean Energy Prize at the end of April...
It’s Infrastructure Week, here, and to me that usually means bad news. I was planning on telling you all the horrible things going on with our infrastructure.
In the United States, 410 billion gallons of water are withdrawn for use each day. Almost half (49%) of this water is used by the power sector.
This poster of a man shoveling coal from a cart was created by J.C. Leyendecker for the Saturday Evening Post magazine. It was created with sponsorship from the United States Federal Fuel Administration...
Stanford University will stop investing in coal companies after its Board of Trustees voted in support of eliminating direct investments in publically traded companies that mine coal for electricity generation...
Buckminsterfullerene? Graphene? A negative of all the lost marbles from Hungry Hungry Hippos running off to start a precision drill team? Nope.
This photograph is of a microbattery created by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Used to monitor the movements of salmon through rivers, this microbattery can store twice the amount energy compared to previous designs in the same size package...
The new UT Energy Poll data is out today! Here I’ll highlight changing American attitudes related to the export of natural gas. The infographic above shows a snapshot of current survey responses collected March 3-17 among 2,133 U.S...
Thank you for your input as no less than 100 readers were kind enough to participate in my not-so-scientific survey of what is least important to them, when given a choice to give up one item ranging between a TV, vehicle, laptop/tablet, and a smartphone...
For months I’ve been writing about how hydraulic fracturing is shifting our energy mix from oil to natural gas. From environmental impacts to geopolitics, new horizontal drilling technologies are transforming the 21st century energy landscape...
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