Researchers announce a faster way to make hydrogen from cheap biomass.
Design effort could make fuel cells practical while pushing the state of the art in hybrid propulsion for all kinds of vehicles.
Researchers are using layers of silicon quantum dots to create ultra-efficient silicon solar cells.
New electrodes and electrolytes could mean higher energy and less danger from lithium-ion batteries.
GE's advance allows for a solid-oxide fuel cell to use coal-based fuels at costs approaching that of conventional power plants.
An industry giant says a tweak to silicon manufacturing could beat more exotic materials approaches over the next decade.
A new printing process could cheaply make complex fuel-cell reformers, and other microscale devices.
New regulations in the United States mandating ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel are igniting interest in efficient diesel vehicles.
Silver-zinc battery chemistry could replace lithium ion in laptops and other electronics--if such batteries can be made cheaply enough.
A startup says it can make silicon-based lighting that will compete with conventional incandescent bulbs and existing LED-based lighting.