10 hot energy projects that could electrify the world

Advanced energy projects harness the waves, chemicals and bacteria to produce alternative energies
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There are thousands of projects underway to change the way the U.S. and the world produces and uses energy . Start-ups are looking to harness the world's ocean waves and build advanced fuel cell that produce data center-class electricity. Vice President Joe Biden and the U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded $106 million for 37 ambitious research projects that run the gamut from building more powerful batteries to making fuels from the E-Coli bacteria. Here we take a look at just a few of the cool energy projects and companies trying to change the world.

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