Driven by a surge in wind power installations, China is building on its lead in Ernst & Young's ranking of top renewable energy countries. Wind inv... read more »
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Basic overview of how the SustainX system uses hydraulics to create, store, and release compressed air for making electricity. (Credit: SustainX) ... read more »
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Nissan&39's NV200 minivan will be the next NYC Taxi, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday. (Credit: Nissan) Front interior of the official... read more »
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Seattle Seahawks President Peter McLoughlin checks out a Solyndra solar array on the roof of Qwest Field. (Credit: Solyndra/Corky Trewin) The Seat... read more »
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A unit of Spanish conglomerate Abengoa has gotten the final sign-off on the U.S. Department of Energy's largest renewable-energy loan to date, a $1.... read more »
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A Solar Junction wafer of high-efficiency solar cells. Each individual chip can produce about 20 watts. (Credit: Solar Junction) Solar Junction's... read more »
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The threat of a meltdown at nuclear reactors in Japan has prompted scrutiny of renewable power options by many nations as growing public unease push... read more »
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The technology to shift U.S. transportation from oil to electricity is basically ready to go, but political and infrastructure issues could stymie g... read more »
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Given how many variables are involved, predicting the future of energy with accuracy is difficult. But BP's annual Energy Outlook, which came out to... read more »
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1366 Technologies, a start-up created to make solar electricity cheaper than coal, is set to receive a loan to build its first factories, bringing t... read more »
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The White House today outlined its priorities for modernizing the electricity grid, saying the smart grid is central to economic competitiveness ... read more »
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A view of 100 flywheels, inside the blue cylinder-shaped structures, out of a planned 200 installed in a 20-megawatt storage system. (Credit: Beaco... read more »
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Buildings are the next frontier for computerized instrumentation, leading to a collision between building management incumbents and IT companies loo... read more »
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This post is sponsored by Dell. As always, VentureBeat is adamant about maintaining editorial objectivity. Dell had no involvement in the content of t... read more »
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WORCESTER, Mass.--The electronic waste piling up in our closets and basements holds valuable material that could be used to make something new, as i... read more »
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LAS VEGAS--General Electric today said the next phase of its $200 million entrepreneurship challenge will focus on home energy management. GE at th... read more »
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Genomatica&39's Bio-BDO, a chemical derived from waste currently in pilot production. (Credit: Genomatica) Waste Management seems to be on a quest... read more »
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Retroficiency&39's Web application is designed so energy auditors or building managers can get a quick idea of energy use and evaluate efficiency p... read more »
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The cost of efficient yet pricey LED light bulbs could fall by 50 percent in the next five years, according to the top Philips Lighting executive in... read more »
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