Keyword: Energy



A newly completed solar microgrid system near Greensburg, Indiana, in Decatur County, is expected to generate enough emissions-free clean energy to offset nearly 4000...


Every year, 50 percent of the energy produced worldwide from coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear, and renewable energy sources is lost as heat. This untapped resource...


Using ultrabright X-rays from the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory, a team of researchers led by Rice University has determined that sunlight itself can improve the efficiency of 2D...


The aging energy grid is being pushed to the breaking point. Power outages from extreme weather alone cost anywhere from $2 billion to $77 billion per year. And some isolated communities still rely...

Facility Focus: Manned Systems
Learn about the technologies being developed at NC State, including vehicle armor, a monitoring patch for plants, and origami-inspired materials.
5 Ws: Semiconductors & ICs
About the size of a grain of sand, the flying microchip (or microflier) does not have a motor or engine.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Applications include avionics, data storage, process control, reconfigurable manufacturing lines, and civil and structural engineering.
Briefs: Energy
The engine is approximately 10 billion times smaller than a car engine.
Briefs: Energy
The device combines with body power to treat tendon disease and damage, and sports injuries.
On-Demand Webinars: Energy
Effective Power Management: Minimizing Downtime and Maximizing Efficiency

Comprehensive monitoring of real-time power conditions throughout a facility helps ensure the safe, reliable, efficient, and compliant operation of systems, protecting the assets connected to them. Power management systems prevent disturbances of operations while...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Hypoid gears have a growing presence in the industrial power transmission and motion control industries.
Q&A: Energy
New lithium-ion batteries that can be charged in 10 to 15 minutes at a roadside charging station.
Briefs: Aerospace

The Controlled Closed-Ecosystem Development System (CCEDS) can be used to develop designs for sustainable, small-scale reproductions of subsets of the Earth’s biosphere and the Orbiting Modular...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Polymer cores redirect light from any source to solar cells.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
A new anode for aqueous batteries uses seawater as an electrolyte.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This practical technique uses magnetism to transmit electricity wirelessly to recharge electric cars, robots, or drones.
Briefs: Propulsion
The “nanoswimmers” could be used to remediate contaminated soil, improve water filtration, or even deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body.
Briefs: Power
The optical-based sensor detects the presence of hydrogen without electronics, making the process much safer.
Articles: Materials
NASA-developed fire protection, implantable stimulators, and more.
Briefs: Energy
The phased array antenna based on large-area electronics technology could enable many uses of emerging 5G and 6G wireless networks.
UpFront: RF & Microwave Electronics
NASA's satellite data reveals the pandemic's effect on our atmosphere, and a team of shoebox-sized rover scouts is prepped for the lunar surface.
Briefs: Materials
The approach could advance the potential of high-powered, solid-electrolyte lithium batteries.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The windows reduce the need for air conditioning and simultaneously generate electricity.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The technology could help improve the reliability and performance of lithium-ion batteries.

As we trend toward more renewables and distributed energy resources (DERs), the design of the electric distribution system itself imposes physical...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Safe, cheap, and sustainable technology for energy storage has been developed at the Laboratory of Organic Electronics, Linköping University (LiU). It is based on two major...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Deploy Edge Computing to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Edge Computing platforms give oil and gas operators the ability to monitor performance and gain real-time insight through data collection and analysis at the industrial edge....

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
Managing Pipelines of the Future Through Digitalization

Digitalization and Industrial IoT (IIoT) are major disruptive trends. Both will reshape how industries and companies conduct business and manage their assets in the future. Many...

Q&A: Materials

Jingcheng Ma, along with a team of researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, found a way to make ultra-thin water-resistant surface coatings robust enough to...

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