The start-up is commercializing what some have called a breakthrough new catalyst for producing hydrogen.
Did the review of GM's prospects depend on unrealistic assumptions about its plug-in technology?
One California utility is taking Solaren Corporation's space-based solar-farm proposal seriously.
New tests confirm that in a head-to-head collision, it's better to be in the big car.
Fear of EPA regulation could help it pass, says Congressman Markey.
Ethanol from corn consumes three times more water than previously thought.
As legislators discuss major new legislation for moving the United States away from its dependence on fossil fuels, Daniel Yergin, chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, reflects on lessons that can be learned from previous shifts in energy use. Yergin recently released a new edition of his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power.
Mazda's CEO changes his tune, promising hybrids and EVs by 2015.
Tiny boats made of nanomaterials are powered directly by sunlight.
A UC Berkeley researcher uses a magnifying glass to focus sunlight onto a small plastic boat. Nanotubes at one end of the boat absorb the sun’s heat, propelling the boat through the water. The second video shows a rotor that works on the same principle. A similar design could be used to make simple solar-powered pumps.