Google said today it had invested in a startup called Transphorm, whose power-conversion efficiency technology could some day help create more efficie... read more »
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Rather than waiting until the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show to reveal it's first production hybrid, Audi released near full specs and video clips of i... read more »
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China cut its first batch of rare earth export quotas for next year by more than one-tenth, in the face of a threat by the United States to complai... read more »
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Facebook on Thursday unveiled "Green on Facebook," a page dedicated to spreading environmental awareness and other "green" news, and in tandem anno... read more »
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Here are the stories we&'re reading today on the GreenBeat:Troubled Evergreen Solar to try recapitalization &8212' The company said yesterday that its... read more »
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General Motors today detailed the highly anticipated fuel economy label for the Chevy Volt, and it varies greatly depending on driving habits. The ... read more »
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Robotics manufacturing tends to evoke visions of a John Henry-esque scenario in which competent women and men lose jobs to hunks of automated metal. ... read more »
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The global wind, solar, and biofuels industries are poised to double within the next 10 years, according to a report released this week by energy res... read more »
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Home Depot will begin to offer small wind turbines and installation services from Southwest Windpower, both companies announced today. Southwest Wind... read more »
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Lighting Sciences Group today introduced an LED bulb designed as a replacement for a 60-watt incandescent that will be available next month for unde... 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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After record solar-plant approval in 2010, the California Energy Commission believes its "big push" in solar-thermal projects is over. This past ye... read more »
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To IBM, buildings are just another source of data its computers can crunch and make sense of. The computing giant today at an event in New York is ... read more »
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Even as the world tensely monitors Japan's nuclear crisis, it's clear that nuclear power will face harsher public scrutiny and a reevaluation of nuc... read more »
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WASHINGTON--U.S. environmental regulators released a plan on Thursday for the nation's power plants and refineries to cut greenhouse gas emissions,... read more »
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Out with the aluminum and in with composite material for a lighter truck and smaller engine. This truck, one of five being tested in different clim... read more »
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2011 Zero DS all-electric motorcycle (Credit: Zero Motorcycles) The 2011 lineup from electric-motorcycle maker Zero Motorcycles will be offered wi... read more »
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Areva's solar mirrors reflect heat onto boiler pipes above to create steam and power a turbine generator to create electricity. An Australian co... read more »
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General Motors said yesterday that it will make 60,000 Chevrolet Volt and Opel Ampera plug-in hybrids in 2012, up from its previously announced 45,... read more »
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BOSTON--When it comes to distributed energy in suburban or urban areas, solar panels do a better job of fitting in than small wind turbines. Small ... read more »
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