energy

Piezoelectric energy is created by the process of vibrations, friction, or static between solid materials. This can be obtained through a variety of methods, such as the friction of tires on the road, or the movement of shoes across a surface that... Read More
Above: Block diagram of City Block Stored Energy Supply
International efforts to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) can provide near-term climate change mitigation and improve public health and food security. These pollutants - including black carbon (soot), methane, tropospheric... Read More
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) organized a briefing about the important and growing role that renewable energy plays in the American energy mix. Renewable energy resources –... Read More
UNSW Australia
Hydrogen is on of the world's most plentiful energy sources. It's clean and abundant. But storing hydrogen has been the issue. A UNSW researcher has now solved that problem with an innovative new material that is lightweight and compact.
Can money vanish into thin air? For some businesses, the idea is a ghastly specter; for others, a sober reality. Carbon Lighthouse, a startup based in San Francisco, works to plug up the money pits that curse operations directors. The company’s... Read More
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) organized a briefing on insurance industry perspectives on recent extreme weather events and how strategic investment can help manage the threats posed by a changing and more severe climate. In New... Read More
Air is blown up into a tower and meets a mist of a sodium hydroxide solution. The carbon dioxide in the air is absorbed by reaction with some of the sodium hydroxide to form sodium carbonate. Whilst there are advances in CO2 capture technology,... Read More
As a part of our research in our Urban Sustainability class, we created a video on how Cleveland, OH, Baltimore, MD, Pittsburg, PA, and El Paso, TX are enacting initiatives to support weatherizing low-income housing residents in order to reach out... Read More
On October 2, 2012, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing on the growth of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in the United States and on efforts to spur greater transport electrification. The briefing discussed how... Read More

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