CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--To modernize a 1940s power plant for better efficiency, its owner turned to an underground steam pipe system designed in the 19th ... 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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In a carefully orchestrated series of announcements this morning, hot fuel cell company Bloom Energy announced a new electricity service that allows c... read more »
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Progress Energy is moving forward with its plan to spend $500 million to upgrade two of its electric utilities in Florida and the Carolinas to a smar... read more »
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The Leaf may be the first full-scale, all-electric production car from a major automaker to be sold in the U.S., but Nissan hasna4™t exactly been quic... read more »
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Molycorp, a U.S.-based supplier of rare earth minerals, said today it has acquired a processing facility to manufacture metals for use as magnets fr... read more »
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What if a burglar could browse data which reveals which houses in an area are empty, or a cyberattack could create an electricity blackout What if you... read more »
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What a typical intact fluorescent light ballast made before 1979 looks like, according to the EPA. (Credit: EPA) The Environmental Protection Agen... read more »
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LAS VEGAS--Gear for smart, connected homes may give you consumers fine-grained control over home energy, but ThinkEco has got a light-weight approac... read more »
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Google's PowerMeter Web application can now track home electricity from a PC or smartphone using Wi-Fi and a home's broadband connection. Blue Line... read more »
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This black, gooey material developed at MIT is the basis of a new design meant to boost battery energy density tenfold. (Credit: MIT) Instead of ... read more »
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(Credit: Ford) Ford just launched a new Web site to educate people about electric vehicles in an interactive way. The site is designed to inform vi... read more »
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Four-year-old start-up Transphorm is tackling a problem as old as the electricity distribution grid: the energy lost in converting between AC and DC... read more »
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Think plans to target urbanites and open retail stores in cities as part of its U.S. market strategy for the Think City EV. (Credit: Think) Automa... read more »
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DOE Secretary Steven Chu has said he&39's skeptical of fuel cells providing a successful energy source for vehicles in the near future, but sees ... read more »
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Jaguar says it will build a production version of the C-X75 concept car. (Credit: Daniel Terdiman/CNET) Jaguar's C-X75 concept was the most stun... read more »
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This year's Cleantech Open 2010 Business Competition winner, announced last week, is Puralytics, a company developing photochemical water purifica... read more »
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Think&39's City car, mainly marketed to urban dwellers, has the capacity to go 112 miles on a single battery charge, but only a top speed of 60 mil... read more »
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(Credit: Accenture) The Chinese government has committed $15 billion over the next 10 years to the electric vehicle (EV) industry alone, while t... read more »
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WALTHAM, Mass.--Living off the grid to be in touch with nature may have once been the height of environmentalism, but urban areas are increasingly t... read more »
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