The Berkeley Lab says tightening U.S. homes to the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code standard is achievable, and would save $33 billion annually.
More or less xylan? Biofuels researchers find that engineering plants in either direction could be beneficial.
Two new initiatives at Berkeley Lab could have long-range effects on how green building engineers evaluate the performance of tomorrow’s most environmentally friendly materials.
A fermentation process used in World War I to make cordite for bullets and artillery shells has been recruited to the task of turning stuff that grows cheaply into fuel.
The U.S. breaks ground on a new solar research center that will help in the search for ways to turn sunlight, water and carbon into hugely efficient transportation fuels
In California, government scientists and a Palo Alto startup called AutoGrid Systems are coding a path toward improved energy delivery in real time.
Government scientists say they have uncovered a way to produce electricity by harnessing the power from simple every day tasks, such as walking or shutting a door.