With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Michigan State University materials scientist and chemical engineer Richard Lunt and his team are developing transparent solar panels that could be retrofit to cover existing windows instead of replacing them. With the square footage of glass that's on skyscrapers and other buildings, the tremendous potential for energy and cost savings is clear!
Steve Levine, author of “The Powerhouse,” discusses Google’s entry into battery technology as it seeks to extend the power and lifespan of existing batteries. He speaks on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Why is it that smartphone battery innovation lags so far behind other aspects of mobile technology?
MIT Engineering Professor John Leonard and Bloomberg’s Tim Higgins discuss Apple’s rumored electric car project.