WASHINGTON--Scientific research, environmental protection and other priorities of the Obama administration would face steep cuts under a congression... read more »
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(Credit: U.S. Department of Energy) Despite rising prices at the pump, many consumers are still reluctant to purchase vehicles with alternative ... read more »
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Google plans to invest 3.5 million euros, or about $5 million, in a solar photovoltaic power plant in Germany, according to an announcement today.... read more »
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A room at the Volkswagen research and design facility in Belmont, Calif., which uses a Redwood Systems DC LED lighting control system. (Credit: Re... read more »
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General Electric may have grown its clean-tech business fourfold over the past six years, but Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt wishes he had spent a ... read more »
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Catch a trailer by the tail. (Credit: ATDynamics) You're driving down the highway. A big rig passes. Everything seems normal till you see a stra... 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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MEDFORD, Mass.--In this densely populated city outside Boston without a farm in sight, agriculture researchers are engineering corn and other crops ... read more »
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Pacific Gas & Electric will offer customers an option to turn off the radio on its smart meters, an effort to address health concerns about the two-... read more »
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Methanol With gas summer prices again threatening up to $4 a gallon across the U.S., everyone is looking at alternative fuels. Research into methan... read more »
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A competition held by nonprofit ImagineH2O highlights the close connection between water and energy. ImagineH2O, a not-for-profit company formed to... read more »
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To improve solar cell efficiency, Stanford researchers added a self-assembling monolayer (SAM) of an organic molecule to a titanium oxide semicon... 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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LONDON/BRUSSELS--The European Union locked all accounts in its carbon market today, after a security breach, seeking to protect the battered reputa... read more »
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AeroVironment&39's DC fast-charging station. (Credit: AeroVironment) Oregon is planning to install Level 3 DC fast-charging stations along a porti... read more »
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LAS VEGAS--Consumer electronics companies used to tout the energy efficiency of individual gadgets. Now many want to make your whole house more effi... read more »
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Scuderi Group is one of a handful of companies seeking to break with the traditional design of the internal combustion engine in the name of fuel ef... read more »
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Halogens in the shape of a traditional bulb can be about 20 percent more efficient than incandescent lighting. (Credit: General Electric ) You ... read more »
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Using data from meters and demographic sources, GridGlo can create an energy efficiency profile of consumers and regions. Here, green indicates rel... read more »
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To get the same economics of the computer semiconductor industry, the LED lighting world needs to start manufacturing on the same equipment, says Br... read more »
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