One California utility is taking Solaren Corporation's space-based solar-farm proposal seriously.
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Oil-rich Abu Dhabi is building a green metropolis. Should the rest of the world care?
Donald Sadoway conceived of a novel battery that could allow cities to run on solar power at night.
How solar-thermal energy could shrink coal plants' carbon footprint.
Self-organizing equipment could cut energy bills.
The first prototype cell to use photonic crystals looks promising.
A mechanical device mimics how fish harness energy from water flow.
A design that draws on jet engine technology could halve the cost of generating electricity from wind.
Ener-G-Rotors' system harvests energy at lower temperatures.
A more efficient generator could convert more of the wind's energy into electricity.