Forget about the hydrogen economy. Methanol is the key to weaning the world off oil. George Olah tells us how to do it.
Oil companies are, to the chagrin of environmentalists, mining a rich source of bitumen in Canada.
A European consortium is drawing closer to building a megawatt-scale power plant that uses bedrock heat.
President Bush thinks weeds can supplant oil from the Middle East. Is he out in left field?
A new type of ultracapacitor could eventually have you throwing out your conventional batteries.
New technologies are transforming an old workhorse, promising all-electric lawnmowers and hybrid military vehicles.
But President Bush's energy initiative has too little in it to relieve the oil crunch, say experts.
Experts say too much funding is going into hydrogen at the expense of near-term technologies.
Solid-state lighting is mounting a challenge to light bulbs.
Novel, shape-changing batteries could lead to energy-saving aircraft wings and helicopter rotors.