"Tunable" windows would let people adjust light and heat levels, but so far it's been hard to make them affordable.
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A process called pyrolysis makes biofuel and biochar, a fertilizer that keeps carbon in the ground.
The new design could lead to cheaper solar cells.
Researchers demonstrate that high-energy electrons lost in conventional solar cells can be captured.
DOE funds will help finance construction of a geothermal facility using advanced technology.
Nanowire generators could one day lead to medical devices powered by the patient's own heart.
GM teams up with a synthetic gas producer to support upcoming fuel cell vehicles.
Belkin buys Zensi, which makes sensors to track domestic energy and water usage.
The devices could help stabilize the grid, and make charging electric cars cheaper.
Developers think these phase-change materials could reduce the need for air-conditioning.