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New operando technique shows atomic-scale changes during catalytic reactions in real-time; applications for batteries and fuel cells

New operando technique shows atomic-scale changes during catalytic reactions in real-time; applications for batteries and fuel cells

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressTue 6:00am 59A new technique developed by a team of researchers led by Eric Stach at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Anatoly…
The Automotive Research Center at the University of Michigan’s Annual Program Review: The Driving Force Behind Autonomous Vehicles

The Automotive Research Center at the University of Michigan’s Annual Program Review: The Driving Force Behind Autonomous Vehicles

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressTue 7:00am 59by James Garay, ARC “In the fall of 1994, the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command (TACOM) awarded MEAM [Mechanical…

United Airlines invests $30M in Fulcrum BioEnergy; renewable jet fuel offtake agreement, potential joint development of production

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressTue 10:10am 58United Airlines made a $30-million equity investment in US-based Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., the developer of a process for…
BREAKING: China INDC Puts World Emission Plans Over 50%

BREAKING: China INDC Puts World Emission Plans Over 50%

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnicaTue 2:14pm 58As telegraphed by promises last fall and repeated as recently as yesterday by Yang Yanyi, Beijing’s ambassador to the…

Toyota Mirai fuel cell rated with EPA-estimated 67 mpge

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressTue 5:51pm 58The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (earlier post) will offer an EPA-estimated 67 miles per gallon…

Skeleton Technologies launches new range of high-performance ultracapacitors; up to 111 kW/kg and 9.6 Wh/kg; hybrid truck application coming

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressTue 11:18am 56Skeleton Technologies (earlier post) has launched a new range of cylindrical ultracapacitors that offers specific power…

Will the Hinkley Point C fiasco rouse Labour from its nuclear dream?

The EcologistThe EcologistTue 6:00am 54Will Labour turn against nuclear power? As Chancellor, Ed Balls would have cancelled the disastrous Hinkley C project on…

Tire-integrated triboelectric generator harvests electricity from rolling tire friction; est. up to +10% fuel econ

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressTue 4:00am 52A group of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers and a collaborator from China have developed a triboelectric…

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New Samsung silicon anode with graphene boosts volumetric capacity of LiCoO2 Li-ion cell 1.5x after 200 cycles; gravimetric capacity the same

New Samsung silicon anode with graphene boosts volumetric capacity of LiCoO2 Li-ion cell 1.5x after 200 cycles; gravimetric capacity the same

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressSat 11:10am 205A team at Samsung Advanced Institue of Technology (SAIT, Samsung’s global R&D hub) reports in an open access paper…

Volkswagen Group receives 2015 KS Energy and Environment Prize for the Golf GTE and Audi A3 e-tron PHEVs

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressSat 6:03am 212The German automobile club Kraftfahrer Schutz e.V. (KS) awarded the 2015 Energy and Environment Prize to the Volkswagen…

Faster internet? Electrical engineers break power and distance barriers for fiber optic communication

ScienceDailyScienceDailyThu 2:52pm 694Photonics researchers have increased the maximum power -- and therefore distance -- at which optical signals can be sent…
Aging Nuclear Power Plant Must Close Before It Closes Us

Aging Nuclear Power Plant Must Close Before It Closes Us

EcoWatchEcoWatchJun 22, 2015, 10:38 am 134Indian Point is vulnerable to terrorism, has 2,000 tons of radioactive waste packed...
Study confirms what scientists have been saying for decades: the sixth mass extinction is real and caused by us

Study confirms what scientists have been saying for decades: the sixth mass extinction is real and caused by us

MongabayMongabayJun 21, 2015, 5:10 pm 277Humans are wiping species off the plant at a rate at least 100 times faster than historical levels, providing further…
Exclusive: First Solar’s CTO Discusses Record 18.6% Efficient Thin Film Module

Exclusive: First Solar’s CTO Discusses Record 18.6% Efficient Thin Film Module

Greentech MediaGreentech MediaJun 15, 2015, 8:55 am 886First Solar just set another world record for cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar module efficiency, hitting 18.6 percent…
Deep Sea Coral Canyons off Atlantic Coast Set to Receive Fishing Protections

Deep Sea Coral Canyons off Atlantic Coast Set to Receive Fishing Protections

Yale e360Yale e360Jun 11, 2015, 12:40 pm 140A stretch of ocean that includes more than two dozen undersea coral canyons will become the largest protected area ever…
Recharge Wrap-up: new Gigafactory drone video, Mercedes valet

Recharge Wrap-up: new Gigafactory drone video, Mercedes valet

Autoblog GreenAutoblog GreenJun 10, 2015, 6:20 pm 172Filed under: Green, Marketing/Advertising, Plants/Manufacturing, Videos, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, Technology, Autonomous,…