A powerful new way to generate electricity could eventually make electric cars and electronic gadgets run longer.
Senior Editor, Energy
My reporting as MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for energy has taken me, among other places, to the oil-rich deserts of the Middle East and to China, where mountains are being carved away to build the looming cities.
Growing up, I lived for a time in the Philippines, where I knew people who lit their tiny homes with single lantern batteries or struggled to breathe through the dense diesel fumes of Manila, so I have a feel for the pressing need around the world for both cheap energy and clean energy.
Kevin Bullis's Stories
Improving technology is making electrolysis a viable way to store excess energy from renewable sources.
A new kind of accelerometer could bring sophisticated motion sensing to even cheap mobile phones.
Applied Materials has started shipping equipment that could help double the energy storage of batteries.
Flexible displays haven’t been usable as touch screens, or durable—those problems have now been solved.
A novel material allows the use of fast-switching liquid crystals, opening the way to more efficient LCD designs.
A novel manufacturing method could make it practical to stack solar cells and convert more of the energy in sunlight into electricity.
Panasonic support is crucial if Tesla is to make the world’s largest factory for making electric car batteries.
A new material, combined with a cheap tracking system, could unleash the promise of concentrated solar power.
Apple may soon start selling scratch-proof iPhones with sapphire screens. Here’s how to bring sapphire to almost all portable electronics.