100% electrics were up 457.48% in August 2013 compared to August 2012. And they were up 515.51% January through August 2013 compared to January through August 2012. PHEVs are also up considerably, as are conventional hybrids.
The real problem of the world-wide energy crisis is the withholding of knowledge about alternative forms of energy.
The city of Milan, Italy, is the future home of the world's first two food forest skyscrapers
We just told you that if current rates hold, there will be one new solar installation built in the U.S. every 83 seconds by 2016, for a total of 9 gigawatts.
Since 1997, the Arab state of Qatar has dominated the liquefied natural gas market, and today holds the title of world's largest supplier of the fuel.
CarbonTrust.com tells us that UK-based companies will have to report annually on their businesses environmental impact and their progress regarding gender and human rights progress.
On a loud, hectic street in Albany, CA, just north of Berkeley, Eric Steen and Jeffrey Dietrich step tentatively into a dusty warehouse, gingerly avoiding the detritus of previous tenants.
This is a grassroots David and Goliath campaign to create a landmark model for how communities can take control of their energy future
How will rising tensions in the Middle East impact the global energy market?
Japan plans to stop leaking radioactive groundwater at Fukushima with an underground wall of ice. Here’s how it would work.
Germany’s renewable energy industry has again shown its strength, shattering through another solar power record, as utility company RWE announces it will close fossil fuel power plants as they are no longer competitive.
Plans for a Western Australia wave energy project to combine power and freshwater production look to be firming up, with a large-scale, state-owned seawater desalination developer signing on to support the scheme.
Could theoretically stay up even longer...
President Correa has promised that the most environmentally sound strategies will be employed - but will he follow through?
Emissions from electric cars are already low. As the grid gets greener, that will only improve.
A San Francisco start-up has developed a car that could be a game changer for the auto industry.
Researchers in Switzerland propose an ultra-efficient hybrid electric vehicle that runs on natural gas and diesel.
Imagine these formerly dumb systems gone smart: a roof that announces when it’s about to spring a leak; a garden that monitors moisture on its own and applies just the right amount of water when it’s needed;
Is solar the one – and is research and development the way to make it happen?
For the past four years, Preco has been integrating ultra capacitors into custom modules for the material handling, automotive and military markets.
How to charge a super capacitor.
Imagine having an energy storage device that stores as much energy as a conventional battery, yet, can be charged 100 to 1000 times faster.
Ere many generations pass, our machinery will be driven by a power obtainable at any point of the universe. Throughout space there is energy. -- Nikola Tesla, 1892
The cost of solar power has been dropping fast! You can see on this very important graph that the reduction in cost has even accelerated lately, making clean power from the sun more cost-competitive with fossil fuels.
Since records began in 1776, the people of Youngstown, Ohio had never experienced an earthquake.
In the World Bank’s latest policy directive, Energy Sector Directions Paper, the organization said that in an effort to bring energy access to the more than 1 billion people that live without it, the priority would be affordable and reliable energy.
The award-winning UNSW Solar Racing Team, Sunswift, is making a big transition this year – from racing a solar module on wheels to what team members think might be the future of the car; a solar electric hybrid vehicle.
Computer scientists have simulated from first principles the way batteries wear out as they are charged and discharged for the first time
For both countries, the Snowden affair is just another ho-hum spat in the greater imperial rivalry.
Anger is erupting in once sleepy villages, and ordinary people are coming together from all over the UK with the dawning realisation that their green and pleasant land is under threat of long lasting contamination by the government's proposed shale g