Vast amounts of the clean-burning fossil fuel have been discovered in shale deposits, setting off a gas rush. But how it will affect our energy use is still uncertain.
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A new anode allows solid-oxide fuel cells to function at lower temperatures.
A novel gasification process for low-quality coal heads to China.
Michael Idelchik, VP of Advanced Technologies, discusses energy research.
Nanosolar’s new factory could help lower the price of solar power, if the market cooperates.
Software that tracks electricity prices could slash energy costs for big online businesses.
A startup unveils a high-yield process for making fuel from carbon dioxide and sunlight.
Regulations, privacy and security concerns, and other issues could hold back developments.
A national interstate system for distributing power may prove an expensive boondoggle.
ESolar expects to start up its large solar thermal plant soon.