Significant improvement in performance of solar-powered hydrogen generation Wed, 15 May 2013 12:51:51 EDT Using a powerful combination of microanalytic techniques that simultaneously image photoelectric current and chemical reaction rates across a surface on a micrometer scale, researchers have shed new light on what may become a cost-effective way to generate hydrogen gas directly from water and sunlight.
Storage power plant on the seabed Wed, 15 May 2013 08:53:53 EDT A group of scientists aims to store electricity at the bottom of the sea. The energy will be stored with the help of high water pressure.
Entrepreneur giving space shuttle truss new uses Tue, 14 May 2013 14:11:11 EDT A truss design devised to help workers process space shuttles continues to find new uses as a space shuttle engineer-turned-entrepreneur adapts it to everything from a solar-powered electric generator to a mobile cellphone tower.
Solar panels as inexpensive as paint? Mon, 13 May 2013 10:36:36 EDT Researchers are helping develop a new generation of photovoltaic cells that produce more power and cost less to manufacture than what's available today.