Energy

The Pennsylvania State University
A new cost-effective polymer membrane can decrease the cost of alkaline batteries and fuel cells by allowing the replacement of expensive platinum catalysts without sacrificing important aspects of performance, according to Penn State researchers.
ARES CEO James Kelly discussing ARES Technology
ARES CEO James Kelly discussing ARES Technology
Advanced Reil Energy Storage
  Grid Scale Energy Storage   ARES energy storage technology employs a fleet of electric traction drive shuttle-trains, operating on a closed low-friction automated steel rail network to transport a field of heavy masses between two storage yards at... Read More
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
A hydroelectrtic treasure trove might already exist right under our streets - that's the idea behind Lucid Energy.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Chef Spike Mendelsohn hosts a showcase of innovations in sustainable food production and security, including 3D printed food, cricket flour and mobile technology for smallholder farms in the developing world.
What if you had to boil your milk every time you wanted a bowl of cereal? That's the reality in some parts of India, but MIT scientists have a cool idea that is changing the situtation.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
On the battlefield, fuel is essential - but it's dangerous to transport it. One Navy Seal may have found a way to reduce fuel use with a new battery system called FlexGen.
Lucid Energy is a provider of renewable energy systems and a pioneer in the development of in-pipe hydropower with the LucidPipe Power System. Lucid Energy's patented LucidPipe™ Power System is a water-to-wire energy recovery solution that enables... Read More
The Pennsylvania State University
This is the first silicon-based optical fiber with solar cell characteristics A team of researchers is working on solar cell fabrics that could catch sunlight from various angles and one day power devices like smartphones. John Badding, a professor... Read More
This week we take a look at an idea for solar panels that can spray right onto your existing windows - turning your whole building into a solar array.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
We’re all fairly dependent on our smartphones. But what about smart lights? Check out streetlights that can tell you the weather or predict the next earthquake.

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