Electrical equipment failed Thursday night, leaving 7,500 Pacific Gas & Electric Co. customers in the Mission, Twin Peaks, Noe Valley and Portola neighborhoods without power for several hours, according to PG&E.
A year after buying his dream home in Los Angeles, Gary Gless started falling down and breaking bones.
AS VITAL chemicals go, it's hard to beat ammonia. Industrial production began in the early 20th century, and it played a key role in the second world war and in two Nobel prizes.
People always ask me, "Are electric vehicles the answer?" The truth is as long as you don't want to haul anything or go too far, they sure are. Remember -- I'm for anything American, and that includes electric vehicles.
Graphene-based supercapacitors have already proven the equal of conventional supercapacitors – in the lab.
South Korea has rolled out the world’s first road-powered electric vehicle network.
Artist Sarah Hall’s collection of glass facades are beautiful and good for the environment!
Most portable chargers won’t last long if you’re away from a power outlet for more than a couple of days. The vast majority of them need to be plugged in so their internal batteries can get recharged.
Is this a peek at the future of energy? This artist's impression shows a giant solar water-splitting array announced last week by a team from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Mark Stewart didn't want to pay the $1,000 delivery fee on his Organic Transit ELF, so he's driving it from North Carolina to Massachusetts. We caught up with him in Connecticut.
Microbial fuel cells are a prime example of environmental biotechnology that turns the treatment of organic wastes into a source of electricity.
Mission Motorcycles president Mark Seeger owns a Tesla Model S. He drove it to Los Angeles from Mission’s San Francisco headquarters, and it’s telling. The S is a fully realized consumer product. It’s emotionally compelling, and feels like the future
According to Fox Business reporter Shibani Joshi, renewables are successful in Germany and not in the U.S. because Germany has “got a lot more sun than we do.”
Ernest goes over the Freedom's Phoenix Headline News; Talks about the Jackalope Freedom Festival, his energy project and recent experiment, and the progress of the aquadome project.
LG Electronics has just put on sale a rather unique “Curved OLED TV” which also just happens to be the first OLED HDTV to have Energy Star recognition for low energy consumption. It is a 55-inch model that prices for nearly $15,000.
A team of scientists at the University of Colorado, Boulder, have achieved what appears to be the "holy grail" of water splitting technology for the production and storage of clean, abundant energy. Because sunlight is free, I'm calling this "free en
We’ve recently looked at ocean-based energy storage system concepts from MIT and Subhydro AS that are designed to overcome the intermittency problems of renewable energy....
There is a sinister agenda underway to forcibly convert every standard electric meter in the U.S. to the "smart" variety under the guise of promoting renewable energy interests.
The Australian company Evans Electric has developed an electric car that is literally direct drive. It is a 4-door sedan, a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, that produces 800 HP/600 kW (peak) and 1,250 Newton-metres (925 foot-pounds) of torque.
The ampacity is boosted to 10,000 per cent
The electricity industry’s been abuzz recently about the need for a more resilient grid.
Since the unveiling of Frank Gehry’s titanium-skinned Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in 1997, we’ve grown accustomed to eye-popping architectural statements, whether in the complex geometry of Herzog & de Meuron’s Beijing National Stadium .....
The former concept i3 has been made real, and might be the most interesting electric vehicle we've seen in years.
Alma Sommer (Agorist Marketplace) provides information on the Jackalope Freedom Festival August 2-4 in Baca Meadows in Forest Lakes, AZ. Visit JackalopeFreedomFestival.Com for more information - Leo Magpoc (raising rabbits/quail) - Ernest recaps the
Idaho Public Utilities Commission recently rejected a proposal to raise monthly fees paid by homeowners who install solar panels.
Congressional hearings [last] week focusing on the EPA Renewable Fuel Standard [brought] together impassioned speakers representing the US biofuel constituency, traditional fossil fuel interests, major food companies and other stakeholders.
As part of its Future of Home Living, PSFK shows the GreenHood from Italian glam-kitchen designer Snaidero and appliance-maker Falmec. They say it " helps eliminates odors while sanitizing the air around it, using a technology ......
Getting in on Namibia and Zambia is an extremely expensive endeavour, but here’s a way to de-risk this adventure, keep your shareholders calm and strategically position yourself to take advantage of the next big find without footing the massive drill
At the big clean energy conferences that have been held in three continents over the last two months the major topic of conversation has been clear – battery storage – what it can do, what it will cost, and when it will be here.
A large banner hangs from the front of the stadium-size building that houses the world's most powerful array of lasers: "Bringing Star Power To Earth."