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U.S. Energy Dept. Touts New ‘Solar Fuel’ Catalysts for the Hydrogen Economy

A dozen new catalysts offer opportunities to produce renewable hydrogen and other fuels using sunlight and water.

Elon Musk Promises a Fix for Australia’s Blackout Woes

Last week on social media, Elon Musk made an offer curb summer blackouts by installing battery storage systems across South Australia. And that's…

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Get a Boost from Tesla’s Elon Musk

The power of Tesla's EV charging network has spurned a new collaboration between Shell, Toyota and the state of California to bring more…

5 Ways to Design For Climate Change

Those who create the products and built environments of everyday life—from mechanical engineers to architects—have an important role to play by designing for…

This Self-Driving Truck Startup Has a Place For Human Drivers

A California startup claims it has a long-term solution to the trucking industry's ongoing labor shortage woes: self-driving trucks that haul freight across…

Scientists Invent Hydrogen-Sucking Sponge For Fuel Cell EVs

The fuel cell EV of the future could sport a cluster of nanoscale sponges to store hydrogen more efficiently than typical compression systems.

Tesla Charges Ahead with Plans for More Gigafactories

Tesla's cryptic plans to build three new 'gigafactories' turned heads, while confounding analysts who cannot believe the company continues to grow while losing…

A 100% Clean Energy Revolution: Town-by-Town, City-by-City and State-by-State

Local efforts are now poised to drive the country to a 21st-century energy infrastructure, with or without the federal government.

New York Reaps 800 Percent Solar Growth in Five Years

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state's support of solar power resulted in an 800 percent rise in the solar sector since…

While Seeking a Better Battery, Developers Can’t Forget Safety

Today's tech-lovers want it all: smartphone batteries that last for days, electric vehicles that can cruise for hours on a single charge, and…

3 Signs the Hydrogen Economy is For Real

Despite Elon Musk's famous put-down of hydrogen fuel cell technology, three powerful nations are growing the market for fuel cells.

Norway Expands Its Role as the World’s Electric Vehicle Leader

Norway keeps breaking records when it comes to electric vehicle sales -- a trend experts say will continue. So, what's the country's secret…

American Wind Power Achieves a Major Milestone

A regional electricity provider just set a record for the North American wind sector, with a regional operator in America's heartland generating over…

Sweden Embraces Climate Leadership, Vows to Eliminate Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2045

President Donald Trump may be poised to pull the U.S. out of the global climate agreement reached at COP21, but Sweden is charging…

UPS to Boost Onsite Solar By 500 Percent This Year

UPS plans to invest $18 million in solar installations this year, increasing its onsite solar power generation capacity fivefold.