Puerto Rico restores power in its final affected neighborhood

The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) has recently turned power back on in the city of Ponce, and it can now say that it's done restoring customers' electricity across the island. Ponce was the last neighborhood to be reconnected to the gr…

Tesla’s next California energy storage project may be its largest yet

Tesla's giant Australian energy storage facility may seem small in the near future. Pacific Gas and Electric has submitted proposals for four new energy storage projects to the California Public Utilities Commission, one of which is for a facility a…

Researchers improve spinach-based solar cells by adding blackberry dye

Biohybrid solar cells aren't nearly as efficient as standard silicon panels, but including natural materials in renewable energy could make it more cost-effective. Scientists have refined one design based on the proteins in spinach leaves by adding n…

Americans are using less energy by staying at home

Americans are using less energy — paradoxically, by spending more time indoors, according to a new study in the journal Joule. But researchers point out that keeping more lights on was offset by lifestyle changes that kept people inside instead of r…

Nearly all new US electricity capacity was renewable in 2017

Renewable energy played an important role in the US last year… although you might not want to cheer too loudly. Data from both the Rhodium Group and the Energy Information Administration shows that solar and wind power represented 94.7 percent of t…

Dracula vs Zombies 2

Dracula vs Zombies 2

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Renewable energy outstripped coal use in the UK for most of 2017

The UK has been working to significantly reduce its carbon emissions and with that effort, it hit some major green milestones this year. In April, the country went a full day without coal-generated power for the first time in 135 years. And in June,…

MIT is redesigning power converters to make the grid more efficient

Electrical efficiency affects a massive number of devices, from the relatively tiny phones in our pockets all the way up to electric cars and the power grids keeping our houses running. Power converters are a particularly important part of the equati…