The booming solar-cell industry is driving investment in newer technologies that could make solar power as cheap as electricity from the grid.
A sun-drenched look at how this agricultural giant has become a global leader in biofuels.
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The U.S. Energy Department’s fuel-recycling initiative could be a distraction from a more achievable goal: reviving today’s nuclear industry and averting some carbon emissions in the short term.
A well-financed California startup is promising to build a solar-cell factory that could finally make solar power affordable.
Nanostructured electrodes and active materials could shrink batteries for portable electronics and electric vehicles.
The new U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology hopes a large federal research database will help spur innovation.
Sulfur causes costly problems for high-temperature fuel cells. Tufts U. researchers may have found an answer.
Carbon nanotube-based membranes will dramatically cut the cost of desalination.
A new way to create complex nanostructures will improve batteries and solar panels.