A new super-white paint formulation can reflect 98% of solar radiation, which helps keep buildings cool and reduces energy consumption and expenses.
Stanford University's Curt Fischer revisits his thoughts from 2008 on chemical engineering's evolution and future.
ExxonMobil's Vijay Swarup shares his thoughts on chemical engineering's evolution and future, with an eye on energy needs.
Is selling excess electricity back to the grid a backwards solution when sharing energy with neighbors is a possibility?
The RAPID Manufacturing Institute is announcing the first step in a call for research and development program proposals in the areas of process intensification and modular chemical processing that
Understand the pros & cons of modular design, learn to optimize compressed air systems, reduce produce contamination, and more.
This month's CEP Magazine looks at managing a healthy and enjoyable work-life balance, along with features on safely servicing relief devices and on improving production scheduling for increased energy efficiency, among many other topics.
A discovery that improves on a commonly used catalytic reaction used to break down methane could lead to significant energy savings and pollution reduction.
Two weeks ago, Dr. Art Rosenfeld, the embodiment of energy efficiency, died in his home at the age of 90, not far from the Berkeley lab where he worked for over forty years.
Karen Fletcher, CEO of AIChE's RAPID Institute, which focuses on modular chemical process intensification, spoke yesterday at the Manufacturing USA Stakeholder Event at the White House.
Last week the Department of Energy (DOE) announced that its newest member of the Manufacturing USA Institutes will be lead by AIChE.
A new electric bus has clocked 600 miles on one charge in track testing, and its makers are ready to rid the country of diesel buses.
London's new mayor Sadiq Khan just put fifty electric buses on the streets to help shrink a toxic cloud blighting one of Europe's most magisterial cities.
Michael Liebreich, the founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, has tracked surging global renewable energy investments for over a decade.
Every tailgating long-distance trucker knows that slip-streaming behind another big rig — a driving skill perfected on NASCAR tracks — can boost the bottom line by saving expensive fuel
Matt Scullin plans to corner a big chunk of the energy market. He's not an oil or gas guy, or a renewables guy.
Low-temperature wasted heat is generally seen as an unusable byproduct of manufacturing and power generation, but researchers at Yale’s Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering ha
As Americans wake up to the horror of Flint, Michigan's water crisis and realize that "modern" cities are saddled with ancient water pipes and creaking power grids, a team led by Ital
One dream has eluded pollution-conscious governments and price-conscious auto makers: the perfect mass market diesel car.
Researchers have found a way to funnel some of the incandescent bulb's wasted energy back into light production, boosting efficiency to a level that is comparable with current compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs and light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs.
Duke Energy replaced its recently retired Beckjord coal-fired plant in New Richmond, Ohio, with a 2-MW lithium-ion grid-storage battery and joined companies like AES Energy Services in the storage-to-frequency regulation market.
In the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Tennessee, a group of researchers is making important strides to improve battery safety and performance.
Using a hybrid silica sol-gel material and self-assembled monolayers of a common fatty acid, researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a new capacitor dielectric material that provides an electric
Replacing peaker plants has been one of the holy grails of battery storage since AES Energy Storage put its first small 1MW and 2MW projects on the grid to perform frequency regulation over seven y
Tesla isn't the only car company that's dreaming about building a mass-market electric car that can travel 300 miles without recharging.
A stealth, 10-year-old startup has emerged as a serious rival to Tesla in the race to achieve grid battery manufacturing by spending $1 billion to turn an old North Carolina Philip Morris cigarette factory into a manufacturing hub capable of pumping out "several gigawatts" of capacity a year.