Miles Barr, who recently completed his Ph.D. at MIT, won the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for a new approach to solar cells that could make generation ubiquitous.
Researchers at MIT have developed a liquid-metal battery energy storage system that could make integrating renewable energy technologies more economical.
MIT researchers have developed an online tool that could enable solar energy researchers and manufacturers to make better silicon solar cells more quickly.
Researchers say their breakthrough could lead to solar panels made from a plant material—a cheap, easy alternative to traditional solar cells.
Bad parkers the world over, say hello to your new best friend, the Hiriko, a foldable electric micro-car ready to hit the streets in Europe.
Researchers from MIT and Germany say that mimicking the sunflower in laying out concentrating solar power plants will boost their efficiency.
MIT researchers are progressing on a hybrid solar-thermoelectric system though could produce heat and electricity simultaneously.
In a new series, MIT’s Energy Initiative is reassessing which zero-carbon energy technologies have the greatest potential to reduce global carbon emissions.
The U.S. Department of Energy announces the six regional hosting sites for the National University Clean Energy Business Challenge.
Researchers at MIT, led by Professor Daniel Nocera, have successfully used the artificial leaf to split water into oxygen and hydrogen for later use.