Our dependence on big systems--big oil, big coal--steers us away from little ones, such as biofuel made from garbage, that are transforming communities in other countries
The importance of global landscapes
Time will tell if natural gas is a bridge or a brick wall.
If fossil fuels are to remain a large part of the nation's energy mix, engineers need to reduce their environmental impacts.
Reinventing the array could usher in a new age for solar.
To green or not to green?
Tastes like chicken, runs like diesel
Like Darpa on the military side, the new agency for stoking energy innovation awards $151 million to big ideas
Some major wave energy installations are planned for the U.K. and the U.S.
Material is called "the most condensed form of energy storage outside of nuclear"
Which technologies will finally free us from oil?
Depending on who you ask, these long-ignored, widely-scattered elements are either a dealbreaker or no problem at all