Exploring the energy and electricity sources of tomorrow–which is sooner than you think
In a world built by one kind of energy, it’s high time that we were bound for another.
Searching for how I, along with 8.4 million other New Yorkers, receive electricity every month.
Food waste, sewage, and manure are all potent sources of renewable energy.
We could combine technology and biology to produce clean, renewable energy–and lots of it.
New ways of bringing energy access to everyone who needs it, wherever they are.
Manufacturers are investing in it, but the benefits compared to other forms of car power are mixed.
Atomic Energy Authority head Steve Cowley talks tokamaks, tritium, and the tantalizing prospect of enough power for a billion years.
For the small village of Balcombe, community and collaboration trumped fossil fuel money.
The supercomputer in your pocket and your next car rely on them–so what will we do if we run out of lithium?
It’s low-carbon, halts new drilling, and aids Western interests in the Middle East. Does shale deserve a second chance?
New reactors became less common after disasters like Chernobyl–with the side effect of also slowing research into new reactor designs.
Small-scale farmers in Kenya can turn to local innovators for help with climate change.
Millions of people die every year, killed by their stoves–but that could be about to change.
Century-old renewable power is being rediscovered and put to new use.
The city’s district cooling system turns wasted energy into summer coolness.
District heating systems can efficiently turn waste into useful warmth during cold weather.
Turbines mounted on inflatable balloons bring renewable electricty anywhere with wind.
Three blades may be common, but there are many ways to design turbines.
Putting solar panels on school roofs has widers benefits for their communities and kids.
Community workshops put renewable energy in the hands of everyone.