Fuel Cells That Can Run Indefinitely Powered by Bacteria

March 27, 2017 – For $39.99 U.S. you can try this technology yourself, purchasing the MudWatt (TM) Microbial Fuel Cell Kit. Meant to be a classroom learning tool, this kit (seen ... Continue Reading →

New Technology for Steam Turbine Power Plants Increases Efficiency While Reducing CO2 Emissions

November 25, 2014 – A technology developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) may help fight global climate change by making steam power plants more efficient through ... Continue Reading →

Can Tetrahedrite Help Generate Cheap Thermoelectric Energy?

July 17, 2014 – Never heard of tetrahedrite?  It’s a copper-antimony sulfide. It can contain silver, copper, zinc, mercury or iron. The antimony could be replaced by arsenic ... Continue Reading →

Headlines: Pee in Space is Not Only Useful for Drinking Water but also for Fuel

April 17, 2014 – Yesterday my blog posting focused on NASA’s efforts to involve the public in designing better oxygen recovery systems. So today I thought we should look ... Continue Reading →

The Present and Future of Microgrids

April 3, 2014 – A microgrid is a power grid on a small scale. It operates alone or can feed into the main power grid. Before power utilities, the electricity used by manufacturers ... Continue Reading →

Are We Measuring Methane Accurately in Calculating GHG Emissions?

February 25, 2014 – We know today that CO2 is reaching the threshold of 400 parts per million in our atmosphere. We are told that this component of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) ... Continue Reading →

Headlines: University of Calgary Hosts Entrepreneurs Pitching Future EnergyTechnologies

January 22, 2014 – The Inaugural Energy New Venture Competition offering $50,000 CDN in prize money, with a grand prize of $25,000, kicked off yesterday in Calgary, Alberta, Canada’s ... Continue Reading →

Headlines: Fuel From Waste Goes on Sale in California

December 29, 2013 – Landfill is becoming a source for biofuel production. In California, Clean Energy, has started selling a fuel it calls Redeem. A biogas, Redeem comes from ... Continue Reading →

Headlines: New Hybrid Device Makes Hydrogen Fuel from Sunlight and Sewage

October 17, 2013 – In the last week researchers at University of California Santa Cruz published a paper describing a self-sustaining hydrogen gas production technology that creates ... Continue Reading →