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Kevin Bullis Editor

My reporting as MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for energy has taken me, among other places, to the oil-rich deserts of the Middle East and to China, where mountains are being carved away to build the looming cities.

Growing up, I lived for a time in the Philippines, where I knew people who lit their tiny homes with single lantern batteries or struggled to breathe through the dense diesel fumes of Manila, so I have a feel for the pressing need around the world for both cheap energy and clean energy.

  • Improving Solar Cell Efficiency

    Emanuel Sachs, 1366 Technologies’s chief technology officer and a professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, explains the physics of solar cells and how to make them more efficient.

  • Solar Lab Tour

    Craig Lund, director of business development at 1366 Technologies, and Emanuel Sachs, the company’s chief technology officer, give a behind-the-scenes look at the company’s lab and pilot manufacturing line.

  • Cleaner Weed Eaters

    Bernardo Herzer, the founder and CEO of Lehr, a startup based in Los Angeles, describes the company’s environmentally-friendly lawn equipment and demonstrates two of Lehr’s products.

  • Electric Avenue

    JB Straubel shows off the Roadster, Tesla Motors’ high-performance electric sports car, and discusses the future of electric vehicles.

  • Intensifying the Sun

    Jon Mapel, cofounder of Covalent Solar, explains how the solar-power company got its start and how its technology works.

  • Tesla Roadster

    Tesla’s chief technology officer, JB Straubel, discusses the technology behind the electric Roadster as he drives through San Carlos, CA.

  • TR35: Andrew Perlman

    Andrew Perlman describes a process for converting coal into natural gas, as well as other energy-related projects he’s working on.

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