In a move to beef up demand for its product, Chinese solar wafer manufacturer LDK Solar announced today it has acquired a 70 percent stake valued at $... read more »
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J.D. Power and Associates today forecast that 7 percent of new auto sales in 2020 will be hybrids or battery electric vehicles but a "mass migration... read more »
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Just when you thought solar was headed everywhere--rooftops, utility poles, and deserts, to name a few places--it's coming to your keyboard too. ... read more »
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BOSTON--One of the barriers to the long-hoped-for hydrogen economy is an energy source for hydrogen. Nanoptek is one company that's tapping the sun'... read more »
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The IKEA Group will soon have its own wind farm in Dalarna County, Sweden. The Swedish furniture retail giant announced today it's partnered with ... read more »
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The European Union is sponsoring a multimillion-dollar research project to boost the efficiency of everyday electronics and choke the constant flow ... read more »
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The United States demanded today that the European Union exempt U.S. airlines from an EU law widening carbon permits to aviation, hardening a stand... read more »
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After being the hot venture capital investment category for the last few years, green tech appears to be cooling off. The National Venture Capital ... read more »
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The Senate voted overwhelmingly today to eliminate billions of dollars in support for the U.S. ethanol industry, sending a strong message that the ... read more »
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Genomatica&39's Bio-BDO, a chemical derived from waste currently in pilot production. (Credit: Genomatica) Waste Management seems to be on a quest... read more »
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Republican gains in the next Congress will likely curtail spending on green construction projects, but the sector promises to be a source of job gro... read more »
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Mirrored parabolic troughs concentrate solar energy onto pipes containing synthetic oil. (Credit: NextEra Energy Resources) The Department of Ener... read more »
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(Credit: WindMade.org) Call it a "wind-win" opportunity: there's a new push on for a "WindMade" certification label for U.S. companies, services, ... read more »
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A 10-foot girder integrated with solar cells by a team of 30 researchers in Wales. (Credit: Dyesol) Steel giant Tata Steel has partnered with Aust... read more »
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Evergreen Solar will close its Massachusetts factory, saying that the U.S. is at a disadvantage in the face of low-cost Chinese solar suppliers. Th... read more »
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How the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf fared in their crash tests. (Credit: IIHS) The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said today that the C... 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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If connected to a smart grid, the OPower software can provide detailed information on energy usage and then generate recommendations on how to re... read more »
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Despite a heavy marketing campaign and major public outreach, for some reason people still seem to think that the Chevrolet Volt is just an expensiv... read more »
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The all-electric Zero DS gets 58 miles on a single charge and is notably quiet by motorcycle standards. (Credit: Zero Motorcycles) Zero Motorocycl... read more »
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