A study released Tuesday by urban planning initiative America 2050 recommends the U.S. Department of Transportation refocus its high-speed rail hopes... read more »
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BOSTON--Among green-building cognoscenti, the Passive House standard is setting a new bar for architects and designers making eco-friendly buildings... read more »
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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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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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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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(Credit: Nissan Americas) Despite setbacks from last month's earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Nissan says it will be able to deliver its all-elect... 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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The projected footprint of the California Valley Solar Ranch project, which can supply energy for 100,000 homes. (Credit: California Valley Solar R... read more »
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Prime Minister Naoto Kan said today that renewable energy will be a key pillar of Japan's energy policy after the world's worst nuclear crisis in 2... read more »
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Web technologies are not only letting people telecommute and cutting down on paper--thus reducing greenhouse emissions and saving trees--they're als... read more »
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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.--The ARPA-E Summit opens this morning with seemingly dual purposes: toinspire scientists to invent and to convince Congress of ... 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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In the geeky world of energy storage, there are well-understood limitations to plain old batteries and to ultracapacitors, devices able to store rel... read more »
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The initial results of pilot programs on plug-in electric vehicles may spook companies and create a vicious cycle of inefficiency when it comes to ch... 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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Light-emitting diode (LED) lighting is more power-efficient than your typical incandescent light bulb, but it requires a different type of power setup... read more »
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Jatropha plant nuts consist of 30 percent to 40 percent oil that can be converted into biofuel. Air New Zealand, and other commercial airlines, hav... read more »
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(Credit: Verizon) A smart-home automation system using Fios, Verizon's fiber-optic communications network, is about to be tested in some New Jerse... read more »
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Brammo&39's Engage electric motorcycle with a six-speed transmission. (Credit: Brammo) Brammo will offer its electric motorcycles with a six-speed... read more »
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