Keyword: Energy

Energy

INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

Molten sodium batteries have been used for many years to store energy from renewable sources, such as solar panels and wind turbines. However, commercially available molten sodium-sulfur...

INSIDER: Power

The demand for clean energy has never been higher, and it has created a global race to develop new technologies as alternatives to fossil fuels. Fuel cells are among the promising green energy...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

If we are to transition to a world powered by renewable energy, efficient long-distance transport of electricity is essential, since the supply — renewable...

Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will ‘Charging Rooms’ Catch On?

Our Question of the Week focuses on today’s lead story – the creation of an aluminum test area that wirelessly powered lamps, fans, and cell phones.

Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Prof. Alanson Sample and his team want to turn entire buildings into wireless charging zones. Learn how their system delivers electricity over the air.
Briefs: Energy
The soft robot harvests energy from a laser beam and can crawl on horizontal surfaces and climb vertical walls and an upside-down glass ceiling.
Facility Focus: Electronics & Computers
Learn about the batteries, skin sensors, flexible antennas, and other cutting-edge research coming from Penn State Engineering.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
The new battery is degradable, recyclable, non-toxic, and safer than lithium-ion batteries.
Articles: Materials
A new generation of lithium-ion batteries is poised to improve electric vehicle range and affordability.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The membrane prevents dendrite formation, at least doubling the lifetime of a lithium-metal battery.
Articles: Energy
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.
Articles: Design
The Battery Show North America is a forum for advanced battery technology for electric and hybrid vehicles, utility and renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military, and telecommunications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The battery can withstand thousands of charge and discharge cycles and years of storage before being composted.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An entire 20-story concrete building could store energy like a giant battery.
Briefs: Energy
The rechargeable batteries could be a safer and more environmentally friendly alternative to lithium-ion batteries.
White Papers: Medical
Why Do Bolts Loosen

Nord-Lock’s eBook "Why Do Bolts Loosen" explores the topic of why bolted joints lose preload and how to prevent it from happening.

White Papers: Energy
Programmable DC Power Supply

Choosing the right DC programmable power supply for your test system or application can feel overwhelming if you are not sure of all the considerations involved. This book guides you through the process of...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A connection between electricity and mechanical motion in soft, rubber-like materials could improve robot range.
Application Briefs: Energy
An OEM must think about how to build a machine that will work on any kind of power system.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The tough circuits could withstand the grueling demands of energy production, space exploration, and more.
Briefs: Transportation
The Battery Identity Global Passport could be accessible as a scannable QR code or a computer chip.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This technology can be used for large production volumes such as fuel-cell-powered vehicles.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Chilled panels use less energy than conventional A/C and work in open spaces.
NASA Spinoff: Test & Measurement
NASA’s need to contain hazardous lunar dust led to technology that senses other pollutants.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The organic composite material is soft, stretchable, and has good thermoelectric properties for many wearable applications.
Briefs: Propulsion
Applications include wind turbines, solar arrays, commercial space mobile launchers, and industrial process stacks and equipment.
Briefs: Materials
The battery is smaller than a traditional lithium-ion battery due to the elimination of dendrites.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The circuitry uses race logic to solve complex problems with a minimum expenditure of energy.
Briefs: Energy
These organic solar cells can be useful where constant, low power generation is sufficient.