Canada's Building a Plant That Will Make Fuel Out of Poop

One idea is that a sewage treatment plant could use the energy created by the waste it processes to process more waste; in other words, a closed-loop operation with zero net energy and zero residuals.

New record for fusion: Giant leap in pursuit of clean energy

Scientists and engineers recently made a leap forward in the pursuit of clean energy. The team set a new world record for plasma pressure which is the key ingredient to producing energy from nuclear fusion, and MIT

Star in a Jar: Space-Age Fusion Machine Underway

U.S. Dept. of Energy announces major new initiative toward clean, safe and virtually limitless power.

Scientists Unlock 'Green' Energy from Garden Grass

Garden grass could become a source of cheap and clean renewable energy, scientists have claimed. A team of UK researchers have shown that significant amounts of hydrogen can be unlocked from fescue grass with the help of sunlight and a cheap catalyst.

Scientists are trialling 'hydricity' - a new power source that combines solar energy and hydrogen

  • 16 Dec 2015

An international team of scientists has come up with a new type of energy system they're calling 'hydricity', which combines the power of sunlight with hydrogen fuel.

Energy for the masses: husk power helps fuel India

In Bihar, one of the poorest states in India, 85 percent of people are not connected to the electricity grid. Households use kerosene lamps when they can afford it, and businesses use expensive and dirty diesel generators.

New alloy converts heat to ‘green’ electricity

A new alloy material that can convert waste heat directly into electricity has been developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota College of Science