Tesla Motors is pushing the limits of charging technology to make electric vehicles as practical as gas-powered cars.
A government research facility uses a megawatt-scale simulator and supercomputer to test futuristic grid technologies without disrupting today’s grid.
Aerospace companies are working on hybrid electric airplanes, and the earliest versions will likely arrive before the end of the decade.
Falling costs are making fuel-cell vehicles look like a plausible alternative to conventional cars.
NREL shows that Corning’s Willow glass can be used to make flexible solar cells that could be installed in place of roofing shingles.
The impact of proposed carbon-emissions regulations on energy innovation could be small without direct R&D funding.
The president presents a plan to use the EPA to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
Solar manufacturers are eager to implement several new technologies that could make solar power cheaper, and the panels easier to make.
Obama will propose a climate plan, but his options are limited without congressional support.
Tesla is set to announce a way to make recharging its electric vehicles faster than filling up a gas tank.