The ARPA-E agency has increased its focus on commercializing energy research but it’s a concern the DOE has yet to fully address.
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The sequester means across-the-board cuts to federal R&D and, barring a grand budget bargain, anemic research budgets in the years ahead.
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Electric vehicle company Fisker Automotive is in talks to be acquired by Chinese auto companies, a sharp contrast to competitor Tesla Motors.
Honda signs on installer SolarCity to offer new car buyers an option to have home solar panels financed by Honda.
One-time ambitious CIGS solar startup has layoffs and goes into “quiet period,” hinting at potential financial troubles.
A tiny startup called Ambri wants to transform our energy system with massive liquid-metal batteries.
Startup says its GaN-on-GaN LED offers more performance headroom than conventional LEDs.
Visualization tool shows how dramatically natural gas is displacing coal in electricity generation and the dynamics of renewable energy.
The company’s Grok software processes “fast data” for EnerNoc and makes predictions about customers’ energy usage.