Category Archives: Energy

Is There a Connection between Nanotechnology and the So-Called Hydrogen Economy?

POSTED BY: DEXTER JOHNSON  /  FRI, NOVEMBER 05, 2010     Nanotechnology has been held out as the missing element for making fuel cell use commonplace since the field first started to get news coverage outside of a select group of

Is There a Connection between Nanotechnology and the So-Called Hydrogen Economy?

POSTED BY: DEXTER JOHNSON  /  FRI, NOVEMBER 05, 2010     Nanotechnology has been held out as the missing element for making fuel cell use commonplace since the field first started to get news coverage outside of a select group of

Charging Stations Await Cars

By ALISON GREGOR WHEN Kinne Yon, a developer, and her brother Neal Sigety were planning an environmentally friendly rental tower at 1510 Lexington Avenue a few years ago, they incorporated a charging station forelectric cars — even though there were few,

Charging Stations Await Cars

By ALISON GREGOR WHEN Kinne Yon, a developer, and her brother Neal Sigety were planning an environmentally friendly rental tower at 1510 Lexington Avenue a few years ago, they incorporated a charging station forelectric cars — even though there were few,

Why Boston Power Went to China

Christina Lampe-Onnerud, founder of the battery startup, discusses the advantages of moving the company’s manufacturing and research to China. Audio » While it’s normal for established technology companies to turn to low-cost Asian manufacturing, lately even very young companies have

Why Boston Power Went to China

Christina Lampe-Onnerud, founder of the battery startup, discusses the advantages of moving the company’s manufacturing and research to China. Audio » While it’s normal for established technology companies to turn to low-cost Asian manufacturing, lately even very young companies have

With a Leaner Model, Start-Ups Reach Further Afield

Ramin Rahimian for The New York Times SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Lee Redden, 26, a Ph.D. student in engineering at Stanford, recently decided to shelve his education and help found a start-up company. His skills lie in a couple of red-hot

With a Leaner Model, Start-Ups Reach Further Afield

Ramin Rahimian for The New York Times SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Lee Redden, 26, a Ph.D. student in engineering at Stanford, recently decided to shelve his education and help found a start-up company. His skills lie in a couple of red-hot

Mazda announces world first capacitor-based regenerative braking system

By Darren Quicktures Mazda claims its new i-ELOOP system is the first passenger vehicle regenerative braking system to use a capacitor instead of a battery While Toyota took out the Tokachi 24-Hour Race in 2007 with a Supra HV-R hybrid

Mazda announces world first capacitor-based regenerative braking system

By Darren Quicktures Mazda claims its new i-ELOOP system is the first passenger vehicle regenerative braking system to use a capacitor instead of a battery While Toyota took out the Tokachi 24-Hour Race in 2007 with a Supra HV-R hybrid

GE Silex New Uranium Enrichment Technology Alarms

General Electric says it has successfully tested a faster, cheaper way to produce nuclear reactor fuel, and is planning to commercialize the technology by building a facility in Wilmington, N.C. While the prospect of saving resources to generate energy at

GE Silex New Uranium Enrichment Technology Alarms

General Electric says it has successfully tested a faster, cheaper way to produce nuclear reactor fuel, and is planning to commercialize the technology by building a facility in Wilmington, N.C. While the prospect of saving resources to generate energy at

Mitsubishi EV Earns Top EPA MPG Rank

By SCOTT DOGGETT November 18, 2011   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has published its 2012 Fuel Economy Guide and taking top honors as the model year’s most fuel efficient vehicle is the 2012 Mitsubishi i electric vehicle (above) with an EPA-rated 112 miles per gallon

Mitsubishi EV Earns Top EPA MPG Rank

By SCOTT DOGGETT November 18, 2011   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has published its 2012 Fuel Economy Guide and taking top honors as the model year’s most fuel efficient vehicle is the 2012 Mitsubishi i electric vehicle (above) with an EPA-rated 112 miles per gallon