It seems every major automaker has an electric car coming soon armed with good power, no emissions and maybe almost silent.  We’ll see, but for certain some folks will buy whatever is offered and will be joined by others as the quality and usefulness is proven. Most everyone will charge their car overnight at home.  […]

Last Friday saw The Carbon Trust in the U.K. announce they are going to offer “prizes” or more appropriately investments into three novel ideas with up to up to £1 million per project to further develop and prove them.  If any one of those demonstrates its potential for lower cost fuel cell systems, the Carbon […]

IBM has made a major splash in the battery industry with their announcement that the company is going to research lithium air battery technology. They are a little further along than the press and media are allowing.  IBM plans to get a jump on the process by using its nano membrane technology developed for water-purification […]

Del Mar-based Prize Capital announced at last week’s Algae Biomass Summit, a meeting in San Diego of experts in using algae for fuel, food, purifying water and other purposes a $10 Million algae fuel prize.  They deserve a major publicity push – so here it goes. Lee Stein, Prize Capital’s founder said the goal is […]

University of Missouri researchers are developing a nuclear energy source that is smaller, lighter and more efficient. Before you freak out, Jae Kwon, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at MU says, “People hear the word ‘nuclear’ and think of something very dangerous. However, nuclear power sources have already been safely powering a variety […]

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