The Energy Blog

This blog contains a series of short articles that have been written for the layperson person to learn the basics of energy-related topics and emerging energy technologies. Typically the pros and cons of the technologies and the ongoing research efforts to improve these technologies will be discussed. The articles can be accessed by clicking on the desired topic below. We hope you find these articles useful!

We note that the first two articles have appeared in the local newspaper, The Oxford Eagle, and can also be found online, free of charge at The Oxford Eagle‘s website: here and here.

Solar Cells – Power and Progress in Photovoltaics

Cornflakes and Bioethanol

Wind Turbines: A Revolution-ary Energy Technology

How Do Batteries Work?

The Lithium-Ion Battery and Electric Cars