Energy & Green Tech

Wind, solar could replace coal power in Texas

Texas can be a model for the nation on how to effectively replace coal with wind and solar for the state's energy needs while meeting environmental goals, according to new research by Rice University engineers. 

Energy & Green Tech

Interview: How waste heat recovery will change the landscape

Each year industries across Europe allow a valuable source of heat energy to simply escape out their chimneys. An EU-funded project called ETEKINA has reimagined a decades-old technology called heat pipe heat exchangers that ...

Engineering

Unlimited 3D printing for space

A standard 3D printer cannot produce anything bigger than the size limits of the printer itself. But this new IMPERIAL 3D printer, designed for use in space by a Europe-wide industrial consortium, can print high performance ...

Energy & Green Tech

Expanding the horizons of sustainable ceramics

Churning out the world's toilets, tiles, plates and pipes, the resource-guzzling ceramics industry can go a long way to clean up its act, environmentally speaking.

Machine learning & AI

AI deployed in the war on pedophilia

Information technologists at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg have developed an AI-based app to enable people with pedophilic tendencies to make use of initial consultations and remote treatment anonymously and with ...

Energy & Green Tech

Work starts on wind farm off New England's southern coast

Construction has started on a wind project with turbines off the coasts of New York and Rhode Island that is expected to produce enough power for about 70,000 homes, officials announced Friday.

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