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‘Nanocable’ could be big boon for energy storage

Thanks to a little serendipity, researchers at Rice University have created a tiny coaxial cable that is about a thousand times smaller than a human hair and has higher capacitance than previously reported microcapacitors.

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Sharing power between electric-powered vehicles and homes

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that it has developed a vehicle to home1(V2H) system for the mutual sharing of power between electric-powered vehicles, such as plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHVs) and electric vehicles (EVs), and homes.

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‘Unzipped’ carbon nanotubes could help energize fuel cells and batteries

Multi-walled carbon nanotubes riddled with defects and impurities on the outside could replace some of the expensive platinum catalysts used in fuel cells and metal-air batteries, according to scientists at Stanford University.

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Portable fuel cell to charge smartphones

An AUS Company announced the possibility that its portable, pocket size fuel cell can charge a smartphone a dozen times before refill with butane gas.

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Hull Green gym to power LED lighting system of the area

The city ofHull, UK seems to play the role of host for the first outdoor green gym that converts people power into electricity.

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Rising demand for wind turbines and electric vehicles could strain supplies of some rare earth metals

As the world moves toward greater use of low-carbon and zero-carbon energy sources, a possible bottleneck looms, according to a new MIT study: the supply of certain metals needed for key clean-energy technologies.

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Solar spider silk battery, the thinnest in the world

How thin battery do you think is possible to be realized?

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Plumbing water energy to light the house

The idea of light the house due to water energy flowing through house plumbing is very ingenious, praiseworthy and seems to work very well.

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Solar thermal plants cheap electricity solution

Electricity supplied by solar panels is expensive in this stage and more than that is intermittent because depends on the weather.

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Cheap batteries based on biological polymer

A breakthrough for inexpensive electricity from solar cells, and a massive investment in wind power, will mean a need to store energy in an intelligent way.

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