Update: DoE's Chu pushes to speed ARPA-E funding
News & Analysis 3/17/2009 Post a comment
Energy Secretary Steven Chu told the House Science and Technology Committee that organizing a new R&D agency will move ahead on several fronts despite initial estimates that it could take a year before the agency is fully operational.
Gartner sees solar PV poised for long-term growth
News & Analysis 3/16/2009 Post a comment
After years of double-digit growth, the modern incarnation of the solar industry has run into its first major market cycle, but remains well positioned for long-term growth, according to report by market research firm Gartner.
Light-emitting nanotube efficiency boosted
News & Analysis 3/9/2009 Post a comment
Light-emitting nanotubes have been demonstrated, but their efficiency was mysteriously lower than theory would predict. Now researchers claim to have discovered the mechanism limiting efficiency along with a remedy to the problem.