Using plastic to absorb light could lower the cost of solar power.
An Icelandic company figures out how to make methanol from waste carbon dioxide, but the economics may not work without a nearby volcano.
Lithium-ion batteries have risks, but they can be managed to prevent fires in EVs.
New inks and tools allow 3-D printing of lithium-ion technology.
SolidEnergy says its new battery materials store more energy and won’t catch fire.
Kateeva says its new manufacturing equipment can produce affordable displays based on organic light-emitting diodes.
Polymer glue helps fracture-prone high-capacity batteries last through more charges.
Toyota says it has reduced the cost of fuel cells significantly enough to sell hydrogen cars for under $100,000.
Stanford researchers say new materials could help lower the cost of producing fuel with solar energy.
A material described in Nature could help lead the way to high-efficiency, inexpensive solar cells.