A startup, Halotechnics, is building a pilot electricity storage system that will use molten salt.
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
ARPA-E faces a tricky mandate—invest in risky technologies that no one else wants to fund, while still showing results.
Software is taking over cars. But it may be a while before it can be updated without a trip to the dealer.
A factory that takes in raw materials and produces finished battery packs could lower costs for the most expensive part of an EV.
The electric car company’s CTO explains what’s going on under the hood.
If it can convert natural gas to transportation fuels and commodity chemicals, it could reduce our dependence on oil.
Aquion manufactures cheap, long-lasting batteries for storing renewable energy.
ARPA-E is funding several projects that use liquid battery electrodes to cut costs and increase energy density.
A new study says methane leaks make natural gas trucks worse than diesel powered ones.
Sochi organizers say they’re offsetting Olympics-related carbon emissions, but they’re not accounting for everything.