Energy News

Renewable Energy Topped Fossil Fuels in New Generation for the First Time Last Year: Report

"We are witnessing a transformation of global power markets"

Tue 25 Oct 16 from TIME

Other sources: TIME, BBC News,, ZME Science, Ars Technica show all (7) »

Judge approves $15 billion Volkswagen emissions settlement

A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a nearly $15 billion court settlement of most claims against Volkswagen for its emissions-cheating scandal.

Tue 25 Oct 16 from

Other sources:, The Verge, Ubergizmo, Engadget, Arstechnica show all (9) »

Next-generation smartphone battery inspired by the gut

Researchers have developed a prototype of a next-generation lithium-sulphur battery which takes its inspiration in part from the cells lining the human intestine. The batteries, if commercially ...

20 hours ago from TechXplore

Other sources: TechXplore, The Engineer, Eurekalert show all (4) »

Audi just quit Le Mans to focus on Formula E

Audi is shaking up its motorsports program in a big way. The German car manufacturer announced this morning that it will be leaving the FIA World Endurance Championship — one of the ...

20 hours ago from The Verge

Other sources: The Verge, Engadget show all (3) »

High storage batteries from sodium ion batteries

The mechanism of sodium ion storage in an important two-dimensional material could be a simpler and less toxic route to cheaper batteries, a team of KAUST researchers discovered.

21 hours ago from

Other sources:, Eurekalert show all (3) »

NTU Singapore to build an offshore integrated system of renewable energy sources

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is building an offshore system that will integrate multiple renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, tidal, diesel, and power-to-gas technologies.

21 hours ago from

Other sources: show all (2) »

Fossil Group launches more than 20 hybrid smartwatches - CNET

Brands include Emporio Armani, Michael Kors, Kate Spade New York, Diesel and Chaps.

Tue 25 Oct 16 from CNET

Other sources: CNET, CNET Cutting Edge show all (3) »

Model X ‘malfunctions’ are hurting Tesla’s reliability score

Tesla was featured for the first time in Consumer Reports’ annual survey of vehicle reliability, but not in a good way. The upstart electric car company was ranked near the bottom, ...

Tue 25 Oct 16 from The Verge

Other sources: The Verge, Extremetech show all (3) »

XPrize seeks water from the air

Foundation to award $1.75 million to developer of cheap technology

13 hours ago from CandEN

Other sources: CandEN, CNET, Engadget show all (4) »

Subscribe to RSS

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, and is an easy way of receiving new content from Science News Daily - RSS feed.