The financially strapped lithium ion battery maker signs an understanding to get an investment of up to $450 million from a Chinese auto components maker.
Lithium ion battery startup Boston Power, which bet the company on the Chinese EV market, has signed on a Chinese automaker customer.
Solar panels, used in the past Mars missions, were passed up in favor of a space battery for powering the car-size Curiosity robot.
Smart meters haven't lived up to their potential in making the grid more efficient. A software service to analyze meter data is one small step forward.
Having suffered from production snags and delays, Amyris gains $82 million comnmitment from Total to make fuels from sugar cane.
Japanese physicists show how to extract more energy from entangled particles than is possible with classical thermodynamics
Consumer electronics company is researching ways to convert CO2 into useful chemicals with sunlight.
The MIT spin-off lands $30 million to build a demonstration plant that makes ethylene from natural gas, rather than oil.
Ocean Renewable Power says it will have its first grid-connected tidal generator online this fall.
Technical improvements in LED light arrays mean lamps can crank out more light per watt, making them more competitive with incumbent technologies for commercial customers.