Stanford researchers say new materials could help lower the cost of producing fuel with solar energy.
Green $$$ Bonds can be backed by all kinds of assets, from conventional stuff like mortgages, credit card loans, car loans, physical assets (machinery, buildings, land, etc), to more unconventional things... like energy from the sun.
If there's one person you'd expect to have an electric car, it's Venkat Srinivasan. He's in charge of battery research at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.
Peoples’ lives were upended and communities devastated in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
Electric car company Tesla is planning to make a pickup truck, CEO Elon Musk said yesterday.
What would happen if it were proven that "fossil fuels" weren't the result of decaying plant and animal matter, were actually created within the Earth due to simple chemistry and you could not be scared into believing that we were "running out" of oi
Yamaha is going all-out at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, bringing a handful of concepts that point the way forward, along with one firmly rooted in the past, just to balance things out.
Graphene Supercapacitors Ready For Electric Vehicle Energy Storage, Say Korean Engineers
A new material described in Nature adds to the momentum suggesting a new path to high-efficiency, inexpensive solar cells.
In January 2008, the NSA department in charge of energy issues reported it had managed, for the first time, to infiltrate OPEC in its entirety. OPEC, founded in 1960, has its main objective to control the global oil market, and to keep prices high.
There's a new use for artificial hearts, and it involves a more taboo bodily fluid than blood.
Our local environment is full of invisible and until now, unusable, energy in the form of microwaves and WiFi signals, but most of it is lost to us.
THEY really are picking up Good Vibrations.
Engineers at Duke University have designed a breakthrough gadget that 'harvests' background microwave radiation and converts it into electricity, with the same efficiency as solar panels. The development, unveiled on Thursday, raises exciting possibi
Caterham is best known for its stripped-down, bare-bones street cars that keep the legend of Lotus founder Colin Chapman alive.
Libya's government on Wednesday warned oil companies not to buy from export terminals seized by militias in the east of the country.
The Great American Shale Boom has helped U.S. homeowners and manufacturers alike lower their electricity bills.
In 2004, Lyndon Rive was in an RV on his way to Burning Man when his cousin gave him five words of advice: “You should look into solar.”
If you want to see the future of renewable energy in the U.S., you should check out the large container sitting next to a nondescript office building off the I-95 corridor in Maryland.
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You can’t see it in newly installed capacity, but the wind industry says it’s headed for a strong finish to 2013, a year that began deep in the doldrums after protracted uncertainty about the fate of the production tax credit late last year.
Electric vehicle start up Via Motors, looking to take advantage of a free trade zone in Mexico that’s located near several major automakers and suppliers such as General Motors, inaugurated its first high volume electric vehicle assembly line this we
DIY hurricane survival
UK-based researchers say their new system is safer and cooler than other gas-fueled metal-melters.
Japan officially began drawing power from a 2-megawatt floating wind turbine off its southwestern coast on Monday, the first of two floating turbine test projects that the country hopes could prove to be a significant source of energy in the post-ear
Suzuki plans to unveil a number of new concept vehicles at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show.
Volvo, Tesla, and dozens of researchers are using creative battery designs to make electric vehicles lighter.
Winter is coming, as George R. R. Martin would have us remember, bringing with it shortened days and freezing temperatures
Last week, as the world celebrated the first lunar landing, Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins both called for NASA to make Mars its next goal.