From moths and cicadas come improvements to solar cells

Solar | – Start Today :: Save Tomorrow Bugs are inspiring improvements to solar cells to be ant-reflective and water-repellent. When moths encounter light, these orderly arrays of protrusions interfere with its transmission and reflection, rendering the light all but invisible. Biologists believe this trait evolved in moths, which are often nocturnal, because it […]

Cheap And Easy Technique To Produce Hydrogen From Visible Light Is Almost Ready

A new source of energy may be easier to create than ever before thanks to research done at Penn State University recently. The prospect for the wide spread use of hydrogen as a portable energy carrier is dependent on finding a clean, renewable method of production. At Penn State University, a research group headed by […]

Alternative Fuel Information

Whether you’re curious about ethanol, natural gas, propane, hydrogen, biodiesel, electricity, methanol, or p-series fuel, the U.S. Department of Energy has the facts. The site provides an in depth analysis of each of these alternative fuels along with vehicle and pricing information. Using these alternative fuels in vehicles can generally reduce harmful pollutants and exhaust […]