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Yet Another Sustainable Hydrogen Breakthrough By U.S. Researchers

The U.S. has a leading position in the global race for a sustainable hydrogen economy, if but Trump budget cuts could turn leaders…

Tesla’s Bold Vision to Vertically Integrate Clean Energy

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is working to create a roofing product that is more durable and insulative than a traditional roof, yet with…

Clean Cookstoves Attempt to Solve the Energy Paradox

Families on the margins face an energy paradox: Smoky, expensive energy sources strain finances and reduce wellness, leaving families less able to cope.…

World’s Largest Floating Solar Test Bed Comes Online in Singapore

A new floating solar photovoltaic system in Singapore is just one hectare in size and is meant as a prototype. But it could…

The Lifecycle Impact of Electric Vehicles

Electric cars are billed as an environmentally-friendly alternative to our ordinary methods of transportation. But their impact depends heavily on where you do…

California’s Climate Change Leadership Created 500,000 Jobs

Climate change regulations -- so-called business killers -- were also responsible for $48 billion worth of clean-technology investments in California over the past…

U.S. Ups the Ante on Renewable Hydrogen Production

The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory plans to lead a collaborative effort to accelerate the development of renewable hydrogen. It's just one…

Columbia Scientist Discovers Plastic-Based Energy Storage Solution

Smaller, lighter, cheaper electric vehicle batteries could result from a new manufacturing process that eliminates an energy storage "hiccup."

Materials Innovation Leads to More Sustainable Products

Material science plays an increasingly significant role in product development as businesses focus on sustainability.

New Wind Energy Study Aims to Break Transmission Barriers

A study on wind energy benefits in Iowa helps the U.S. wind industry make its case for more wind farms nationwide -- and…

California Startup Develops Spray to Activate Drought Resistance in Crops

Endura Bio is developing an agricultural spray it claims can reduce water usage by activating drought tolerance in plants.

Scientists Accidentally Discover a Way to Convert CO2 Into Ethanol

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee say they stumbled into a chemical process that could reshape…

Heat and Beat: DuPont Calls for Real-World Testing of PV Solar

Cost pressures, untested materials and lagging standards: These and other issues now confront an industry still finding its way in a burgeoning marketplace.…

Fewer Than 18 Percent of People Have Flown: What Happens Next?

As incomes rise and the global middle class expands, the remaining 82 percent of the world who have yet to step foot on…

Tiny Microalgae Could Lead Hydrogen Economy

New research from Tel Aviv University demonstrates the potential for industrial-scale hydrogen production from a renewable resource: microalgae.