8/8/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

Here’s a bit of energy news that didn’t make it into our daily coverage during the past week. In this review, we collected some of less big, but nonetheless interesting news, of the week that went by, from the world of energy science and technology. Continue reading 8/8/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

New Method Improves Performance of SiC Power Devices

Scientists at the University of Tokyo have developed a novel dielectric film growth technique which improves the performance of SiC power devices. Continue reading New Method Improves Performance of SiC Power Devices

CASCADE Project to Help Airports Reduce Energy Use

Airports consume as much energy as small cities. The EU’s three-year CASCADE project aims to help airports reduce energy consumption and cut CO2emissions. Continue reading CASCADE Project to Help Airports Reduce Energy Use

Topological Insulators Could Power Memory Devices

A new phase of matter known as topological insulators, until recently known only for esoteric quantum-mechanical properties, might have a practical use in controlling magnetic memory and logic devices. Continue reading Topological Insulators Could Power Memory Devices

7/25/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

Here’s a bit of energy news that didn’t make it into our daily coverage during the past week. In this review, we collected some of less big, but nonetheless interesting news, of the week that went by, from the world of energy science and technology. Continue reading 7/25/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

EIA Expects Light-Duty Vehicles’ Share in Energy Use to Decrease

Transportation energy consumption, including energy demand from light-duty vehicles, heavy-duty vehicles, aircraft, marine vessels, rail, and other sources, reached 13.8 million barrels per day oil equivalent (boe/d) in 2012 (28% of all energy consumption in the United States), down from a peak of 14.6 million boe/d in 2007. Continue reading EIA Expects Light-Duty Vehicles’ Share in Energy Use to Decrease

7/18/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

Here’s a bit of energy news that didn’t make it into our daily coverage during the past week. In this review, we collected some of less big, but nonetheless interesting news, of the week that went by, from the world of energy science and technology. Continue reading 7/18/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines