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Clean Energy
Wind Turbine Blades Are a Growing Waste Problem
wind turbine blades
Clean Energy
Wind Turbine Blades Are a Growing Waste Problem
Using decommissioned wind turbine blades to build bridges, buildings, and more could eliminate one of the biggest disadvantages of wind energy.
January 12, 2021

Using decommissioned wind turbine blades to build bridges, buildings, and more could eliminate one of the biggest disadvantages of wind energy.

The Future Explored
Geothermal Energy Is on the Verge of a Big Breakthrough
geothermal energy
The Future Explored
Geothermal Energy Is on the Verge of a Big Breakthrough
Geothermal energy may be the key to bringing reliable, clean energy to the world.
January 10, 2021

Geothermal energy may be the key to bringing reliable, clean energy to the world.

Solar Power
Transparent Solar Windows Could Be Coming Soon
transparent solar panels
Solar Power
Transparent Solar Windows Could Be Coming Soon
Solar power is abundant, but the dark panels pose a design problem. A new generation of transparent solar panels could make house-powering windows and phone screens a reality.
January 9, 2021

Solar power is abundant, but the dark panels pose a design problem. A new generation of transparent solar panels could make house-powering windows and phone screens a reality.

Clean Energy
Brewery Is World’s First Factory Fueled by Iron Powder
iron powder fuel
Clean Energy
Brewery Is World’s First Factory Fueled by Iron Powder
A Dutch brewery is using iron powder to generate clean energy, marking the first industrial use of iron fuel.
November 13, 2020

A Dutch brewery is using iron powder to generate clean energy, marking the first industrial use of iron fuel.

Nuclear Power
2 New Nuclear Plant Prototypes Are Getting Government Funding
nuclear plant
Nuclear Power
2 New Nuclear Plant Prototypes Are Getting Government Funding
The Department of Energy is putting millions behind two new nuclear plant prototypes.
November 1, 2020

The Department of Energy is putting millions behind two new nuclear plant prototypes.

The Future Explored
Radioactive Diamond Batteries Keep Going and Going
radioactive diamond batteries
The Future Explored
Radioactive Diamond Batteries Keep Going and Going
These nuclear diamond batteries could provide an endless source of energy.
November 1, 2020

These nuclear diamond batteries could provide an endless source of energy.

Clean Energy
Nuclear Fusion Machine Turns on for the First Time
nuclear fusion machine
Clean Energy
Nuclear Fusion Machine Turns on for the First Time
A new spherical tokamak in the U.K. could overcome one of the biggest hurdles to nuclear fusion power: the “exhaust problem”
November 1, 2020

A new spherical tokamak in the U.K. could overcome one of the biggest hurdles to nuclear fusion power: the “exhaust problem”

Clean Energy
New Nuclear Fuel Could Replace Uranium in Reactors
nuclear fuel
Clean Energy
New Nuclear Fuel Could Replace Uranium in Reactors
Nuclear power could become more accessible thanks to a new nuclear fuel called ANEEL that combines thorium with uranium.
October 11, 2020

Nuclear power could become more accessible thanks to a new nuclear fuel called ANEEL that combines thorium with uranium.

Transportation
Passenger Plane Powered By Hydrogen Fuel Makes Maiden Flight
Hydrogen Fuel
Transportation
Passenger Plane Powered By Hydrogen Fuel Makes Maiden Flight
California’s ZeroAvia has flown the first “commercial-grade” plane powered by hydrogen fuel, potentially foreshadowing the sustainable future of air travel.
October 8, 2020

California’s ZeroAvia has flown the first “commercial-grade” plane powered by hydrogen fuel, potentially foreshadowing the sustainable future of air travel.