Advances like GE’s new hybrid wind turbines could make renewable energy more practical.
Combining aspects of high-energy lithium-sulfur batteries with flow battery technology can lower costs.
Alberta will serve as a test bed for large-scale carbon capture and sequestration.
A novel chemical pathway could address the high cost of transporting cellulosic materials to make diesel fuel.
Converting methane to an alternative fuel using energy from the sun could reduce carbon-dioxide emissions.
Despite the need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the burning of coal has only been accelerating.
An International Energy Agency report calls for more research, carbon price, to help renewables compete.
A high-power circuit breaker could finally make DC power grids practical.
Doubling the efficiency of solar devices would completely change the economics of renewable energy. Here is a design that just might make it possible.
First Solar’s strong finances are helping fund innovation and drive down the cost of solar power.