Large-scale manufacturing techniques used to build LCDs could make solar power far more competitive.
Thermal-power plants that store heat for cloudy days could solve some of the problems with solar power.
Genetically modified algae could be efficient producers of hydrogen and biofuels.
Nanocrystals could light the way to using LEDs to replace the lightbulb.
Brazilian researchers report that exposure to magnetic fields increased ethanol yields by as much as 17 percent.
A new solar laser could be instrumental in the quest to use magnesium as a source of energy.
They won't cause blackouts, and they don't actually have to be plugged in.
An economist argues that raising taxes on gasoline could have an unexpected benefit: a less obese population.
A new report warns of the dangers of relying on biofuels to reduce carbon emissions and oil consumption.
Startup Heliovolt could help bring high-performance thin-film solar cells to market.