Japan's Nissan Motor formally launched today its zero emissions Leaf vehicle, an electric car boasting a range of 124 miles and billed as the first... read more »
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Continuing a string of clean-energy investments, Google said today that it will invest $280 million to fund residential solar installations through ... read more »
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Near the beginning of the decade, several solar start-ups set out to disrupt the solar power industry by producing a new generation of thin-film sol... read more »
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The different sources of natural gas, including conventional wells, shale rock, and coal beds. Not included are methane hydrates, or gas trapped in... read more »
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More U.S. solar start-ups are finding that the route to the global solar panel market passes through government offices. The meltdown of the financ... read more »
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It's not every solar project that gets its own ground-blessing ceremony. But the Kalaeloa Solar One project will pay back native Hawaiians with both ... read more »
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Here are the top stories we&'re following today on the GreenBeat:Most of GE&'s recent renewable energy investing has gone towards wind energy projects... read more »
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Konarka&39's flexible solar cells are well suited for charging portable electronics or building-integrated photovoltaics (Credit: Martin LaMonica... read more »
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With America Recycles Day coming around on Monday, it's a good time to consider the impact of digital technology on waste. It doesn't require too m... read more »
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Smart grid software platform company Grid Net announced today it will release the second generation of its smart grid operating system, PolicyNet, for... read more »
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--To reinvent the fuel business, engineers at biofuel start-up Joule Unlimited tinker with tiny life forms all day. The four-year-o... read more »
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Could the Fiesta be the first North American car to get Ford&39's new 1.0-L EcoBoost (Credit: Ford) Ford's been taking advantage of its EcoBoost f... read more »
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Google and its partners cleared the first major hurdle with U.S. regulators today to build a $5 billion transmission line that would transport elec... read more »
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Diagram of how the pilot home energy systems works, with written explanations in Dutch (Credit: Enexis) Two new housing developments in Breda, t... read more »
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WeatherBill, a company that uses high-end computing to reduce risk in agriculture, yesterday said it raised $42 million from Khosla Ventures, Google... read more »
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GE&39's Nucleus software displays real-time and historical energy use. (Credit: GE) General Electric has created a Home Energy Management busine... 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, ... read more »
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A driver fills up a fuel cell vehicle with hydrogen at one of California&39's few public hydrogen refueling stations. (Credit: California Fuel Cell... read more »
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The future, we are told, is smart homes able to remotely control appliances, secure us from intruders, and use energy superefficiently. As I sit her... read more »
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Ceremonial presentation by Penske Automotive Group Chairman Roger Penske, center, and Smart USA president Jill Lajdziak, right, to the first Smart ... read more »
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