Donald Sadoway conceived of a novel battery that could allow cities to run on solar power at night.
Zhong Lin Wang thinks piezoelectric nanowires could power implantable medical devices and serve as tiny sensors.
A new reactor design could make nuclear power safer and cheaper, says John Gilleland.
A 19th-century idea might lead to cleaner cars, larger-scale renewable energy.
New prediction models can allow utilities to rely more heavily on wind and save millions.
Composite and 3-D-printed components will mean jet engines that use 15 percent less fuel.
Smart grid technology has been implemented in many places, but Florida’s new deployment is the first full-scale system.
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.