As the Internet of things grows to encompass billions of devices, its power usage will require novel technologies for improving efficiency.
Researchers are discovering ways to grow marijuana more efficiently.
A new process can cheaply clean extremely briny water coming up from oil wells.
Wind-turbine designers are warming up to an alternative to the three-bladed rotors that have been an industry standard for the past quarter century.
At the current rate of construction, there won’t be enough nuclear plants worldwide to meet critical carbon emissions targets.
Solar City’s acquisition of a solar-panel startup could help it lower installation costs and produce inexpensive solar power, but it’ll need more production capacity.
New technology could be twice as efficient at converting sunlight to electricity.
Panasonic reveals a design that surpasses a 20-year-old mark for solar cell efficiency.
The workhorse of conventional solar power, silicon solar cells, could soon be cheap and efficient enough to beat fossil fuels.
U.N. negotiations are going nowhere, and greenhouse-gas emissions are soaring. It’s time to move on.