Researchers say combining bacteria with nanoscale semiconductors opens a new path toward efficient artificial photosynthesis.
The prospects for carbon-neutral vehicles could get a boost from a new way to make hydrogen from biomass.
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.
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.
The chemical company BASF says the basic type of battery used now in hybrids could be improved tenfold, leading to cheaper electric cars.