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Battery Technology May Be Next Stranded Assets in Green Revolution

Some of the latest battery technologies may become obsolete before reaching the market because of the breakneck pace of advances in the …

Lithium Ion

A student accidentally created a rechargeable battery that could last 400 years.

There’s an old saying that luck happens when preparation meets opportunity.<p>There’s no better example of that than a 2016 discovery at the University …

Rechargeable Batteries

Egyptian students design car that runs on air

CAIRO (Reuters) - A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air.<p>The undergraduate students, who built the vehicle as part of their graduation project from Helwan University just outside Cairo, are …

Engineering

India Will Be Home to World's First Ever Thermal Battery Plant

Forget fossil fuel-based energy, thermal battery is the new way forward<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>With the scope of carbon footprint reduction thinning, owing to technology becoming …

Clean Energy

Raspberry Pi Receives Official TensorFlow Artificial Intelligence Framework Support

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts may be interested to know that the Google Machine learning software TensorFlow offering and artificial intelligence …

Machine Learning

This app makes it super easy to write smart contracts for Ethereum

Writing smart contracts for Ethereum ETH is no longer the preserve of coders and programmers: there is now software that can automatically do that for you – or so the claims go.<p>Enter Fondu. The app provides a tool that helps non-coders get into the Ethereum smart contract game and launch their ICO …

Blockchain

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

Illustration by Justin Metz<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and will soon transform corporate America.<p>Over the …

Deep Learning

German start-up trials solar car that can charge as you drive

(The Aug. 7 story corrects to show Sion cannot be charged from other electric cars, removes reference to production taking place at German plants and corrects number of orders to over 6,500)<p>BERLIN (Reuters) - A Munich-based start-up has taken advantage of the strong Bavarian sun this summer to test …

Electric Vehicles

The next major innovation in batteries might be here

Lithium-ion batteries were first introduced to the public in a Sony camcorder in 1991. Then they revolutionized our lives. The versatile batteries now power everything from tiny medical implants and smartphones to forklifts and expensive electric cars. And yet, lithium-ion technology still isn’t …

Clean Energy

HyperSolar Gains Additional Protection for Its Renewable Hydrogen Production Nanotechnology in Australia

<b>SANTA BARBARA, CA</b> -- HyperSolar, Inc. (OTCQB: HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen, using sunlight and any …

Nanotech

Power Worth Less Than Zero Spreads as Green Energy Floods the Grid

Bright and breezy days are becoming a deeper nightmare for utilities struggling to earn a return on traditional power plants.<p>With wind and solar …

Renewable Energy

Looking at Wind Turbines From a Different Angle

When we think of wind turbines, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the typical Sim City-esque type – 3 blades, gigantic, and wired into …

Wind Power

This ‘flow battery’ could power green homes when the sun goes down and the wind stops blowing

With solar and wind electricity prices plunging, the hunt is on for cheap batteries to store all this power for use around the clock. Now, …

Clean Energy

Be On The Lookout: Amazon Turns Its Gaze To Surveillance

Orlando International is now scanning all international arrivals/departures. This could escalate the surveillance state in a big way. Artificial Intelligence (AI) can create $3.5T to $5.8T in value for stakeholders.<p>Americans think they are immune to the prying eyes of government. That is simply not …

Artificial Intelligence

Another $1 Billion Blockchain Fund to Launch With Government Backing

Another Chinese city is launching a fund worth over $1 billion in order to support the development of blockchain-focused enterprises.<p>The district …

Blockchain Startups

Lumen reveals if your body is burning fat or carbs with a single breath

Lumen's technology is based on the very real metabolic measurement called respiratory quotient (RQ). For decades scientists and dieticians have used …

Check Out This 100 kWh Tesla Battery Energy Storage System

<b>It’s like seven Tesla Powerwalls in one unit.</b>EVTV (Electric Vehicle Television) offers, in its online store, a wide variety of products. Some, like …

Hydrogen power plant pilot, a first for Queensland, highlights resurgence of humble chemical element

It is often associated with nuclear bombs and overzealous hype in the 1970s, but now the idea of hydrogen as a clean energy source is making a …

Türkiye bunu da yaptı! 'DİHA olabilir...'

İzmir'de bir girişimci, yerli imkanlarla "insansız deniz aracı" yaptı. Otonom ve uzaktan kumandalı kullanılabilen "Kaşif" adlı araç, üzerine …

Ammonia—a renewable fuel made from sun, air, and water—could power the globe without carbon

<b>SYDNEY, BRISBANE, AND MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA—</b>The ancient, arid landscapes of Australia are fertile ground for new growth, says Douglas MacFarlane, a …

Einride unveils first driverless, electric, off-road logging truck at Goodwood

With a name like T-log one might expect this latest truck from Einride to drop some beats –maybe while driving alongside its sideways hat-wearing …

For The First Time, Scientists Achieve 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>In June 2017, physicists achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature for the first time ever, making this …

Aclarity Has Shocking Way To Purify Water: With Electricity

A Massachusetts startup called Aclarity has what it calls a transformational method for clean H2O: Using electricity to zap away pathogens, metals and other impurities from water.<p>Co-founder Barrett Mully says the technology could solve crises like one that occurred in Flint, Michigan, where lead …

Skyscrapers could soon generate their own power, thanks to see-through solar cells

Lance Wheeler looks at glassy skyscrapers and sees untapped potential. Houses and office buildings, he says, account for 75% of electricity use in …

Clean Energy

New omniphobic coating could slash fuel costs for US Navy ships

To make ships and submarines slippier, the US Navy's Office of Naval Research (ONR) is sponsoring the development of an "omniphobic" coating that not …

This Could Be Solar Energy's Next Big Leap Forward

Bifacial solar panels are here, and they could bring about the next phase of solar cost reductions.<p>Solar energy is already beating coal, natural gas, …

Alphabet reportedly may spin out molten-salt project with Bill Gates' $1 billion energy fund

Google parent company Alphabet is in discussions to spin out a molten-salt energy storage project in a transaction with Breakthrough Energy Ventures, …

Solar Prices Nosedive After China Pullback Floods Global Market

Solar panels were already getting cheaper this year, and then China pulled the plug this month on about 20 gigawatts of domestic installations. The …

Blockchain Continues To Advance Into The Payment Environment

While the debate continues over the use of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin as a legitimate way to make payments, blockchain steadily advances into the world of payments behind the scenes to change the transaction environment. In my own work, I use blockchain to provide a much more secure environment …