Fast reactors can shrink nuclear-waste stockpiles, but can designers tame the inherent hazards?
Transatomic is developing a new kind of molten-salt reactor designed to overcome the major barriers to nuclear power.
Some of the nuclear power plants shut down after the Fukushima disaster could restart soon.
Researchers have demonstrated a way to give concrete surfaces the ability to heal when small cracks appear, an advance that could allow bridges and other structures to last longer.
BMW’s approach to quelling range anxiety differs markedly from the tactics of other automakers.
Stretchable batteries that can be recharged wirelessly offer a power source for wearable electronics and health monitors.
Newly observed properties mean graphene could be a highly efficient converter of light to electric power.
A ceramic membrane could unlock the potential of methane-conversion catalysts and help make use of natural gas that currently goes to waste.
Tesla’s CEO claims the company is a success, and partially credits the DOE loan program.
The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy is highly popular, but its impact so far has been minuscule.