Oregon State University wins a solar car competition out in Texas by driving 193 laps, or 661 miles, around a raceway on nothing but clean energy.
After years of creating squint-inducing white cool roofs to reduce solar gain, researchers are coming up with a a wider array of colors, including deep blue, to reflect unwanted rays.
Oregon State University says microwave heating could be the key to using cheaper, less toxic materials in thin-film solar cells.
Researchers at Oregon State University say their new microbial fuel cell is 10 to 50 times better at producing power from wastewater than current versions.
Controversial biofuels subsidies are not a cost-effective means of reducing fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions, an Oregon State study asserts.
Based on research of pyrite, or “fool’s gold,” Oregon researchers have discovered materials that could be used to make low-cost solar cells.
Scientists from Oregon State Univ claim an emphasis on bioenergy from West Coast forests would increase carbon dioxide emissions from these forests 14 percent.