New nuclear plants could be adapted to make hydrogen for fuel, an Austrian scientist tells the world’s largest scientific society.
Robojelly has no need for an external power source or the constant replacement of batteries, and could replace less-efficient underwater search technologies.
The Gates Foundation backs research that could provide an inexpensive way for the developing world to generate clean water and energy from human fecal matter.
Tackling the problem of hydrogen storage, a team at Savannah River National Laboratory shows the potential for using alane in small portable power systems.
The Energy Department awards $7 million to projects in California, Oregon, and Washington to tackle the hydrogen storage challenge for fuel cell vehicles.
A hybrid power plant in Prenzlau, Germany integrates wind, hydrogen and biogas to generate on-site electricity and heat, and produce hydrogen fuel for vehicles.
In Germany, E.On is building a pilot plant that will use wind energy to produce hydrogen, which will then be stored and added directly to the natural gas grid.