Disruptive technological changes are at work but utilities are hamstrung by outdates business models and regulations.
Coda Automotive's uninspired EV failed to rouse customer interest.
Berkeley Labs spin-off Points Source Power develops fuel-cell charger for Kenya powered by cookstove fires.
Niche provider SoloPower, which received state aid, is seeking an investor to keep operating.
The failing maker of luxury hybrids is in the spotlight in DC, but technologically speaking, who cares if Fisker fails?
Nest adds “energy services” with utilities to shift heavy air conditioning loads and tune home efficiency.
To make real progress in cleaning the air, we need better technology.
IBM Researchers build solar concentrator that generates electricity and enough heat for desalination or cooling.
Google tries to use its buying clout to prod utilities to offer renewable energy option.
Stanford researchers conceive of panel that ejects building heat into space.