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.
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.