And there’s a 50:50 chance of a Three Mile Island-scale disaster in the next 10 years, according to the largest statistical analysis of nuclear accidents ever undertaken.
In a first-of-its-kind endeavor, electricity-starved Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are trying to get power from a lake—and avert catastrophe.
A new study suggests that battery-powered vehicles are close to being cost-effective for most people.
Relativistic spacecraft must interact with the cosmic microwave background in a way that produces a unique light signature. And that means we should be able to spot any nearby, according to a new analysis.
A prototype hybrid quadcopter can fly several times farther than conventional battery-powered ones.
An innovative startup that blends solar energy and battery storage reflects broader interest combining the technologies.
Researchers have demonstrated a long-lasting device for making hydrogen from sunlight and water—but funding is running out.
The Indian government hopes to increase the country’s solar capacity 30-fold by 2020.
Five years after a stern warning from Bill Gates and other business leaders, U.S. funding for energy R&D remains stuck in the mud.
The Keystone XL pipeline is a distraction from what's really needed to solve climate change.