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Researchers develop cleaner, cheaper way to turn methane into fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 13, 2017

Researchers have developed a new cleaner and cheaper way to produce hydrogen fuel from methane and electricity in just one step.

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Bacteria in printed circuits can help create solar cells, produce electricity even without light

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 29, 2017

Scientists have printed circuits using cyanobacteria – microbes that can turn light into energy – to create solar cells using a simple inkjet printer. Unlike conventional solar cells that...

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'Hydrogen cars for masses one step closer to reality'

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2017

Scientists have designed a device that can use solar energy to inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy, which could be used to power electronic devices, and to create hydrogen fuel...

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Nanostructures found in butterfly wings could boost performance of thin-film photovoltaic modules

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2017

Scientists have successfully reproduced nanostructures found on butterfly wings in solar cells to enhance their light absorption rate by up to 200 per cent.

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Researchers at University of Houston Begin $1.4 Million Energy Project with Oil India using carbon dioxide capture

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2017

A research team led by Indian American Prof. Ganesh Thakur at the University of Houston has begun a $1.4 million project to demonstrate using carbon dioxide captured from nearby petrochemical...

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Scientists develop turbine that can harness electricity from ocean currents

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 25, 2017

Scientists have developed a new turbine that can harness energy from ocean currents to produce low-cost and sustainable electricity.

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New type of washable solar cell developed

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

Scientists have developed a new type of water-proof solar cell which can provide electricity even after being soaked in water or stretched and compressed.

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Solar clothes to power your devices

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

Scientists, according to work published in the Nature Energy science journal, say they have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and...

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Scientists make methanol using oxygen

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

Scientists have found a way to produce methanol — an important chemical often used as fuel in vehicles — using oxygen in the air, an advance that may lead to cleaner, greener industrial processes worldwide.

Methanol is currently produced by breaking down natural gas at...

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Stanford Researchers Mimic Structure Of Insects Eyes To Make Perovskite Solar Cells More Durable

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 4, 2017

The single most important factor driving the installation of more solar panels worldwide is cost. As solar panels get cheaper, the decision to build solar power plants instead of  conventional coal, natural gas, or nuclear power plants gets easier.

Perovskites — a...

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