Nanomaterials could be used for lower-emission cars and solar panels.
Communications technologies will make Boulder's grid more efficient and environmentally friendly.
A California startup is cutting by half the amount of costly silicon used in solar panels.
Researchers are working on solar cells that use a novel organic dye.
Mimicking the bumps on humpback-whale fins could lead to more efficient wind turbines.
New materials provide a potentially cheaper way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
Nanowires that convert motion into current could lead to textiles that can generate power.
The DOE's decision to abandon FutureGen could accelerate clean-coal technology.
Exotic materials and cheaper substrates could lead to better photovoltaics.
Bacteria in termite guts could make ethanol from noncorn sources cheaper.