Energy (Sustainability & Environment)

Incandescent Bulb Reengineered for Efficiency

. by Douglas B. Clark
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.

CNG Cars May Soon Have a Smart New Alternative

. by Douglas B. Clark
Jeffery Long, professor of chemistry and chemical and bimolecular engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and colleagues have devised a space-efficient natural-gas tank that can store the same amount of gas as bulky conventional tanks at a much lower pressure.

Texas Is Giving Away Wind Energy

. by Kent Harrington

Wind power is now so cheap in Texas that many energy retailers offer special deals that include free electricity at night after demand drops and the turbines are still pumping out electricity.

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