How to creating electricity from the mundane

Generating electricity isn’t limited to burning things, making steam, or harnessing the power of wind, wave, and sun—even though these are by far the most common ways of doing so.

Spray-on solar glass promises renewable energy for the masses

We've seen New Energy Technologies announce a series of advances in its attempt to turn windows into solar panels, and now the company says it has a working, 1-square-foot see-through glass prototype capable of generating electricity.