"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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The new design could lead to cheaper solar cells.
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.
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.
Loan guarantees in the 2011 federal budget could help revive the nuclear power industry.
New solar cells show gains in efficiency.
Process could capture carbon more cheaply.