Green technology has come a long way. The next challenge for the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory is to develop ways to recycle the recycling infrastructure.
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to John Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.”
The city is connecting rooftop solar installations and storage batteries to increase resilience during storms and heat waves
Climate initiatives improve some states’ rankings as others fall behind
The Department of Energy is aiming to get ahead of a looming recycling problem from electric car batteries
Though coal is declining as a power source, it is often being replaced by natural gas, another fossil fuel
The state has positioned itself as a pioneer in the quest for a fossil fuel-free future, but there are plenty of obstacles in the way
Experts push for policies to fight climate change and encourage clean energy production
The conditions of sunlight, temperature, humidity and wind that make cropland good for agriculture also maximize solar panel efficiency.
Old, small plants were the early retirees, but several of the biggest U.S. coal burners—and CO2 emitters—will be shuttered by year’s end
How do wind turbines convert wind into electricity? And can living near one really affect your health? Everyday Einstein explains
Technological advances mean the wind industry may only see a small slowdown when tax credits end
Major changes to electricity systems, transportation and other sectors are needed to meet ambitious greenhouse gas targets
The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor is set to launch operations in 2025
Northeastern states need the power source to meet renewable energy targets
Sending atmospheric CO2 into underground methane hydrates could clean the air and create revenue
The pack produces a steady trickle of electricity from the swinging motion of your stuff. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A roadblock to sustainable energy solutions is coming unstuck
Resilient fuels and innovative reactors could enable a resurgence of nuclear power
Climate change scares me more than the risk of meltdowns