Tesla’s audacious plan to build a giant battery factory may mostly be a clever negotiating tactic.
The energy-efficient power networks of the future will require entirely new ways of forecasting demand on the scale of individual households. That won't be easy.
Stanford researchers develop a copper catalyst that can efficiently convert carbon monoxide and water to ethanol.
Three years after the Fukushima disaster, some countries are pulling back from nuclear power while others grow capacity.
New solar thermal technologies could address solar power’s intermittency problem.
The difficulty of predicting local effects of climate change makes a compelling case for preventing it.
Crop yields are expected to decline due to climate change faster than scientists thought.
Titanium sheets and additional aluminum deflect or block road debris, better protecting the lithium ion battery in the Model S.
Biotech turns to DNA editing technology to engineer easier-to-digest plants for farm animals.
Cellular networks guzzle electricity and diesel fuel, but researchers are showing how new versions could be cleaner but still reliable.