University of Leeds scientists say they've found a way to make cheaper lithium batteries without compromising performance.
Battery recycling plants in the developing world are leaving local children with dangerous levels of lead in their bodies.
Snoopy will have more than the Red Baron to keep an eye on as competitors take to the skies above California's Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport this fall in pursuit of a $1.65 million prize for fuel-efficient aircraft.
Security expert Charlie Miller of Accuvant says he's discovered that Apple laptops are vulnerable to being hacked through the chip that manages battery charging.
An ingenious study has found that online shoppers - often thought to be motivated primarily by cost - are, in fact, often willing to pay extra to buy from vendors with strong privacy policies.
Oopsidaisy: HP has realized that it's been using dodgy batteries in a whole load more notebook PCs, and has issued another recall.
Car companies are rapidly developing electric and hybrid electric vehicles. One of the challenges they deal with is discovering a proper energy storage system. They may now have a solution to that problem.
In a State of the Union address packed with nods to cleantech, President Obama's call for the United States to become the first nation with one million electric vehicles on the road - and to do it by 2015 - could easily have been heard and then forgotten.
New batteries based on an entirely new type of nanomaterial are claimed to charge more than 40 times faster than today’s lithium-ion batteries.
Second life for electric car batteries? No, it’s not a world of electric virtual avatars - it’s a plan under development by Duke Energy and Tokyo-based cleantech ITOCHU to develop applications for spent car batteries.
A new type of virus-based battery is under development for the US army and could soon be woven into military uniforms.
A Singapore-based company has launched a portable fuel cell that can power gadgets using only water.
Tiny generators developed at the University of Michigan could produce enough electricity to run a wristwatch or wireless sensor - just from the ambient vibrations in the air.