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China and the U.S. play catch up in the lithium ion battery market, which will grow 450 percent amid a shakeout, according to new industry report. Which company is number one?
February 15, 2012, 6:51 AM PST | By Mark Halper
The future of space travel may not be manned. NASA’s “Robonaut 2,” a robotic astronaut, has today gone online at the International Space Station. Robonaut 2 arrived at the space...
February 14, 2012, 2:03 PM PST | By David Worthington
Energy Conversion Devices, the Michigan-based solar tech company that makes flexible thin film laminates, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
February 14, 2012, 10:47 AM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
Solar Junction, a company that makes multi-junction solar cells for the high concentration photovoltaic market, just got an injection of $19.2 million from investors and a new strategic partner.
February 14, 2012, 9:07 AM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
CO2, methane trapped 1,000 feet deep in mile-high African Great Lake Kivu could catastrophically hit the surface, threatening lives and 2 million people. Instead, it will double electricity capacity.
February 14, 2012, 6:00 AM PST | By Mark Halper
A New Jersey biofuels start-up says that it has the technology to make tens of millions of gallons of high-octane gasoline per year.
February 13, 2012, 8:27 PM PST | By David Worthington
It’s a car! A flashlight! A soldier’s backpack! A ’structural battery’! UK firm says composites are most radical way to store electricity in 200 years. Brit understatement...
February 13, 2012, 5:03 PM PST | By Mark Halper
Bridgelux, a California-based startup that has developed a low-cost LED light, has more than just millions of dollars from Chinese company Kaistar.
February 13, 2012, 4:11 PM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
Thanks to a new study, choosing an LED reflector bulb for a home, commercial or industrial business just got a little easier.
February 13, 2012, 12:40 PM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has cleared a path for new nuclear reactors to be built in the U.S. for the for time in 30 years - with more to come over the next decade.
February 9, 2012, 8:57 PM PST | By David Worthington