Three centers will use the funding to boost the efficiency of cellulosic-ethanol production.
Gene sequencing could help make more energy-efficient biofuels practical.
New catalysts convert glucose into a valuable chemical feedstock.
The new class of materials enabling the world's best solar cell has a bright future.
Researchers at MIT have created a revolutionary device that could remotely charge batteries and power household appliances.
The technologies behind the battery packs for the GM Volt are being tested and could be ready within a year.
Superconducting cables could make power-grid infrastructure more secure.
In a bizarre alternative to photosynthesis, some fungi "eat" radiation--with the role of chlorophyll taken by melanin, a chemical also found in human skin.
A new way to make hydrogen from corn or potatoes could make fuel-cell vehicles more practical.