France may close as many as 17 reactors by 2025 as it seeks to reduce the share of nuclear power in its electricity mix. Julian Satterthwaite reports Continue reading
Google launched a project called Project Sunroof in 2015, which measures solar potential of individual homes in the U.S. The result of the project shows most U.S. homes have great solar viability.
After developing self-driving cars, Google is set to bring its innovation prowess to the seas, with a novel new ship propulsion system that uses kite energy.
Student at the University of Washington in Seattle have invented a device that generates electricity from open flames to charge phones and similar small devices. Elly Park reports. Continue reading
A trio of Chilean student engineers have developed a biocircuit device that can harness plant energy and convert it into small charges of electricity to power smartphones. Ben Gruber reports.
(SOLAR IMPULSE) – The Solar Impulse 2 team say the latest leg of the plane’s round-the-globe journey has shattered a world record in its own right.
The Swiss pilot who broke a world record with a five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii says he has fulfilled a childhood dream, and that they have proven solar powered technology works.
Made from recycled plastic, an innovative new school bag is assisting students from impoverished communities in South Africa study at night. Using solar technology, the bags are powered during the day and light up homes which are either not connected to the national power grid or are in the dark because of frequent electricity cuts.
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES (REUTERS AND VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY) – The measurements taken inside this wind tunnel could hold the key to making wind power a viable, cost effective energy source in the future.