An MIT battery expert says advances in materials and engineering can realistically double capacities in the next 10 years, without sacrificing safety.
Oxonica cuts diesel consumption but runs into nanotech's environmental quandary.
In light of Apple's and Dell's massive recalls, will computer makers opt for batteries that are less prone to catching fire?
A reversible surfactant could improve the yield of oil reservoirs.
A portable plant might make it economical to transform huge amounts of logging "waste" into energy -- right in the forest.
Sequestration technology is increasingly ready for prime time, but the required policy lags behind, says MIT expert Howard Herzog.
Simple technologies save energy and lives
A safe, high-capacity method could make carbon sequestration more practical.
The use of a type of battery with a history of overheating raises safety concerns.
A California startup, with strong venture backing, says it can slash the cost of solar power with its concentrator technology.