Acoustic Approach in Converting Heat to Electricity
Sep 16, 2011

A promising approach in converting heat or waste heat to electricity is in using the thermoacoustic effect. When heat...

Addressing the Challenge of Truly Large Scale Photovoltaics
Nov 6, 2011

Addressing the Challenge of Truly Large Scale Photovoltaics: the Industrial and Thermodynamic Potentials of Organic...

Approaches to Evaluating and Improving Lithium-Ion Battery Safety
Feb 11, 2013

As lithium-ion battery technologies mature, the size and energy of these systems continues to increase for emerging...

Batteries for Hybridization and Electrification of Vehicles
Nov 1, 2012

Summary: More than 30% of US energy and 90% of oil consumption are used for roadway transportation. Hybridization and...

Can Renewables Provide Big Energy in America's Electric Future?
Dec 3, 2011

Renewable energy sources currently provide about only about 10% of the nation’s electricity, with most of that...

Carbon Capture and Storage: What Are the Big Issues and Opportunities for...
Apr 22, 2012

Summary: Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) can make significant cuts in Greenhouse Gas emissions and will need to be...

Change Is Inevitable, Except from a Vending Machine: The Dynamics of U.S....
Mar 19, 2012

Summary: This talk looks at how energy politics change over time and the factors that influence how struggles over...

Clean Energy and the Environment in America: The Colorado Story
Dec 3, 2011

The Center’s Director, Bill Ritter, was elected as Colorado’s 41st governor in 2006 - the first Colorado-born...

Cleaner Fossil Fuels
Apr 12, 2011

Authors: Dag Nummedal. Reduction of carbon emissions and enhancement of national energy security are desirable...

Control of Power Inverters in Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Integration
Nov 10, 2012

Summary: Renewable energy sources have been regarded as the most promising means to solve the energy and...