In a first-of-its-kind endeavor, electricity-starved Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are trying to get power from a lake—and avert catastrophe.
A new study suggests that battery-powered vehicles are close to being cost-effective for most people.
Relativistic spacecraft must interact with the cosmic microwave background in a way that produces a unique light signature. And that means we should be able to spot any nearby, according to a new analysis.
A prototype hybrid quadcopter can fly several times farther than conventional battery-powered ones.
An innovative startup that blends solar energy and battery storage reflects broader interest combining the technologies.
Researchers have demonstrated a long-lasting device for making hydrogen from sunlight and water—but funding is running out.
The Indian government hopes to increase the country’s solar capacity 30-fold by 2020.
Five years after a stern warning from Bill Gates and other business leaders, U.S. funding for energy R&D remains stuck in the mud.
The Keystone XL pipeline is a distraction from what's really needed to solve climate change.
The chemical company BASF says the basic type of battery used now in hybrids could be improved tenfold, leading to cheaper electric cars.