Green diesel for the road ahead

Green diesel for the road ahead

The 13 top-performing blendstocks with the potential to reduce criteria and GHG emissions comprise 6 hydrocarbons, 3 esters, and 4 ethers. Credit: Dan Gaspar, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Diesel engines far outpace gasoline engines when it comes to miles-per-gallon for freight-hauling heavy-duty trucks. And thanks to advances in technology, today's...

New approach to electricity measurement could mean fewer blackouts, better automation and more clean energy resources

New approach to electricity measurement could mean fewer blackouts, better automation and more clean energy resources

PNNL researcher Harold Kirkham is leading the charge to overhaul outdated electricity measurements. Credit: Shannon Colson | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory In August 2016, two 500-kilovolt transmission lines in San Bernardino County, California, tripped offline during a fire. As a result, some distance away, more than 1,000 megawatts of solar generation...

Powering navigational buoys with help of ocean waves

Powering navigational buoys with help of ocean waves

Researchers have developed sphere-based triboelectric nanogenerators that can be incorporated directly into navigational buoys to provide electricity from ocean waves. Credit: Cátia Rodrigues To find a power source for buoys, look no further than the ocean itself. During the AIP Publishing Horizons—Energy Storage and Conversion virtual conference, which will be...

Measuring photovoltaic performance indoors

Measuring photovoltaic performance indoors

Determining photovoltaic cells' performance under artificial lighting. Credit: Hamadani As photovoltaic (PV) technology continues to progress, PV devices' applications in harvesting energy from indoor ambient light have become more realistic. During the AIP Publishing Horizons—Energy Storage and Conversion virtual conference, which will be held Aug. 4-6, Behrang Hamadani, from the...

Dark patterns explained by online media expert

Dark patterns explained by online media expert

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Dark patterns are design elements that deliberately obscure, mislead, coerce and/or deceive website visitors into making unintended and possibly harmful choices. Dark patterns can be found in many kinds of sites and are used by several kinds of organizations. They take the form of deceptively labeled...

The five best hybrid SUVs you can buy

The five best hybrid SUVs you can buy

This photo provided by the Ford Motor Co. shows the 2021 Ford Escape Hybrid, a small hybrid crossover SUV that's still roomy and comfortable. Credit: David Westphal/Ford Motor Co. via AP Buying a hybrid vehicle is typically a smart way to help save money on gas and reduce your carbon...

Shares of Vodafone’s India arm in free-fall

Shares of Vodafone’s India arm in free-fall

Vodafone Idea and other operators have been battered since Mukesh Ambani's Jio entered the market five years ago. Shares in telecoms giant Vodafone's debt-ridden Indian unit fell sharply for a second day Wednesday following reports that its billionaire chairman thought the firm was on the brink of collapse and wanted...

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