Tuesday, 12 February 2013 18:10
February 12, 2013 - Construction has begun at Oregon State University (OSU) on a $4.8-million facility to test a new nuclear energy technology that, says the university, “could be safer, more efficient and produce less waste than existing approaches”, adding “it could produce electricity, hydrogen to power automobiles, steam to heat a building complex, or provide a cheaper way to desalinate seawater”.
Monday, 23 April 2012 19:12
April 23, 2012 - Tyne Engineering Inc. and Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (AECL) announced the official opening of a new Tyne manufacturing, development and test facility in the town of Deep River, Ont. Located in proximity to the AECL Chalk River Laboratories, the new Tyne will be home to some of the company’s manufacturing activities, including work on hydrogen and oxygen recombination, and hydrogen isotope separation technologies.
Monday, 26 March 2012 11:44
March 26, 2012 - The technology for enabling the fabled ‘hydrogen economy’—an era based on hydrogen fuel that replaces gasoline, diesel and other fossil fuels—has, apparently, been available for decades, and could begin commercial production of hydrogen in this decade.
Thursday, 15 March 2012 20:29
March 15, 2012 - Hydrogen fuel cells, like those found in some green vehicles, have a lot of promise as an alternative fuel source, but making them practical on a large scale requires them to be more efficient and cost effective. A research team from the University of Central Florida may have found a way around both hurdles.