Iceland hopes to use its geothermal resources to innovate its way out of the financial crisis
The need to tackle global climate change and energy security makes developing alternatives to fossil fuels crucial
The enhanced system at Soultz in France is the first such artificial geothermal power plant
Molten salts can store the sun's heat during the day and provide power at night
Dale E. Berg, a member of the technical staff in the wind energy technology department at Sandia National Laboratories, replies
Promising technologies to wean the world from fossil fuels, including offshore wind, solar, geothermal and hydrogen cars, among others
The U.S.--and the world--is gearing up to build a potentially massive fleet of new nuclear reactors, in part to fight climate change. But can nuclear power handle the load?
From infrared to ultraviolet, a new photovoltaic material responds to the full spectrum of sunlight