Novel batteries are the first to use water-splitting technology at their core.
Student-run event spans energy policy, carbon pricing, storage technologies, and the rise of renewables.
Long-haul trucks with electric motors combined with gas-alcohol engines could slash pollution levels and greenhouse gases.
“Hybrid” cathodes could provide more power for a given weight and volume.
The silent, lightweight aircraft doesn’t depend on fossil fuels.
New design could greatly extend the shelf life of single-use metal-air batteries for electric vehicles, off-grid storage, and other applications.
To curb greenhouse gas emissions, nations, states, and cities should aim for a mix of fuel-saving, flexible, and highly reliable sources.
Technique could prevent overheating of laptops, mobile phones, and other electronics.
New technologies, systems, and business models are rapidly changing the energy landscape, experts attest.