The Energy Transformation Collection

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As renewable energy gains momentum, oil and natural gas continue to remain primary global energy sources. This collection delves into latest digital trends enabling breakthroughs in energy transformation.

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Podcast: The Promise of Hydrogen

October 18, 2021

Jeffrey Goldmeer, Emergent Technology Director for Decarbonization at GE Gas Power and one of their resident experts on hydrogen about recent advances that allow hydrogen to replace natural gas in power plants.

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Space-Based Solar Power Offers Out-of-This World Challenges

October 05, 2021

Engineering challenges include designing reusable rockets, weight of materials, robotic assembly, modularity, and safety.

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Quiz: What Do You Know About the History of the Petroleum Industry?

September 24, 2021

Test your knowledge of the history of the petroleum industry in the ASME quiz.

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Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines Work Well Together

September 08, 2021

When working together and arranged properly, vertical-axis turbines have the potential to outshine horizontal turbines.

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Infographic: Three Charts about the Electric Grid

August 26, 2021

Interconnected power systems help support one another. Isolated systems—like the one in Texas—are vulnerable to outages.

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Aquatic Weed Fuels Bioethanol Production

August 25, 2021

An energy social enterprise is converting the aggressive water hyacinth into bioethanol that is sold as cooking fuel for refugees in Kenya.

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Energy Blog: Achieving Electricity Diversity Through Waste to Energy

August 19, 2021

Jamaica has sky-high electricity rates and precious few places to dispose of trash. A waste-to-energy plant could meet both challenges.

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Video: What are Electrofuels?

August 09, 2021

Researchers are working to turn electricity from renewable sources into fuels that can be stored and used in cars, trucks, and airplanes. Our video explains how these so-called electrofuels are made and the promise they hold.

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Carbon Reuse Turns a Cost into a Benefit

July 29, 2021

Industry has been dumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere for more than a century. Now, entrepreneurs want to mine that excess carbon to make new products.

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The Texas Power Crisis Didn't Have to Happen

June 15, 2021

February 2021 power outage in Texas was a rerun of a previous winter blackout from 2011. And as everyone knows, the sequel is almost always worse than the original. Here’s how it could have been averted.

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