Maxwell Technologies already makes an array of ultracapacitors used to aid in powering everything from cars to camera flashes. (Credit: Maxwell Tec... read more »
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GE plans to manufacture 400 megawatts worth annually of thin-film solar cells made with cadmium telluride. (Credit: GE) General Electric plans to ... read more »
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Next-generation battery packs for the future Chevy Volts could have 50 to 100 percent more battery life. (Credit: GM) General Motors is looking ahe... read more »
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SmartGridView is marketing itself as a service that brings together experts to discuss intelligent power grids, and packages that knowledge for the re... read more »
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Industrial giant Siemens is investing in smart-grid start-up Tendril and the two will market Tendril's home energy system to utilities. The compani... read more »
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Nissan Motor has received complaints from owners that its Leaf electric car on occasion fails to start, posing a potential setback for the automaker... read more »
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With millions of smart meters projected to be installed, opponents have raised concerns over the health impact from the radios inside these two-way ... read more »
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Because it's energy-efficient, LED lighting is spreading into new areas, but an academic study cautions that some types of LED lights use hazardous ... read more »
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This post is sponsored by Dell. As always, VentureBeat is adamant about maintaining editorial objectivity. Dell had no involvement in the content of t... read more »
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While it's unclear how many consumers are willing to pay more for plug-in electric cars, the case for fleet operators is a lot simpler to make, a... read more »
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Kior&39's process uses a catalyst to treat biomass to turn it into a petroleum replacement. The proprietary catalyst is recuperated during the pr... read more »
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The future of transportation won&39't look anything like how we used to envision it, according to BMW&39's newest documentary segment. (Credit: BMW... read more »
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Ciris Energy today said it raised a series B round to build its first commercial plant for converting underground coal to natural gas. (Credit: C... read more »
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Enerkem today said that it raised $60 million from fuel refiner Valero and others to build plants that convert municipal waste to biofuels. Enerk... read more »
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Abound Solar has secured $510 million to ramp up production of its thin-film solar panels and compete in the cut-throat pricing of the global solar ... 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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Here&'s some of the latest action we&'re following on the GreenBeat today:BYD reportedly cancels electric car &8211' The Warren Buffet-backed Chinese ... read more »
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Industrial designer Eric Leong takes a speculative look at how a 2015 Toyota Prius might appear. (Credit: Eric Leong) What if I told you that th... read more »
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Get ready for reliable electricity, and an automated world of electronics, appliances, and buildings, to become the new normal. That's the main messa... read more »
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Rapid recent solar and wind price falls are likely to bring new markets and mass adoption a step closer over the next decade and raise the prospects... read more »
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