NRG Energy kicks off an expected rush of nuclear-reactor applications.
A new machine that makes nanostructured fibers could turn soldiers’ uniforms into power supplies.
Combining energy technologies could help lighten the load.
Large-scale manufacturing techniques used to build LCDs could make solar power far more competitive.
Thermal-power plants that store heat for cloudy days could solve some of the problems with solar power.
Genetically modified algae could be efficient producers of hydrogen and biofuels.
Nanocrystals could light the way to using LEDs to replace the lightbulb.
Brazilian researchers report that exposure to magnetic fields increased ethanol yields by as much as 17 percent.
A new solar laser could be instrumental in the quest to use magnesium as a source of energy.
They won't cause blackouts, and they don't actually have to be plugged in.