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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Here&'s the latest action we&'re following on the GreenBeat today:The Department of Defense must buy American-made solar panels &8212' That&'s accordi... read more »
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The diesel-electric hybrid &34'New Bus for London,&34' made by Wrightbus and designed in conjunction with Heatherwick studio, has been chosen to be... read more »
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At this year's New York auto show, Nissan showed off its Leaf Nismo RC, a race car based on the Leaf electric car. But rather than just making it ... read more »
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In a move that shows how difficult it is to produce and sell electric cars, even for the giants of the auto industry, Ford announced today that 20 U.S... read more »
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Start-up Leyden Energy on Monday is expected to announce a distribution deal for laptop battery cells that improve the life of typical lithium ion b... read more »
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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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(Credit: University of Maine/James W. Sewall Company) Deep offshore wind could produce energy for 8-10 cents per kilowatt within 10 years, accordi... read more »
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The SIM LEI stands for leading efficiency in-wheel motor. (Credit: SIM Drive) Japanese electric car developer SIM-Drive says its SIM LEI prototyp... read more »
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The 2011 Honda Civic GX (Credit: Honda) The Honda Civic GX is the greenest car of 2011, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient ... read more »
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(Credit: Southern California Edison) Southern California Edison announced yesterday it has added seven new community solar plants to its energy re... read more »
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Hara&39's dashboard allows managers to track different energy and environmental metrics, including greenhouse gases. (Credit: Hara) Start-up Hara... read more »
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If fuel cell vehicles can have celebrity owners, why not fuel cell-powered homes ClearEdge Power said Jackie Autry, former Los Angeles Angels of An... 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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A Better Place taxi station in Tokyo. (Credit: Better Place) Better Place, which offers battery service for electric vehicles, opened today its fi... read more »
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This post is brought to you by IBM. As always, VentureBeat is adamant about maintaining editorial objectivity. IBM had no involvement in the content o... read more »
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The U.S. wind industry is growing again after taking a big step backward last year. Yet turbine makers and wind farm developers are finding few r... 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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BOSTON--Many green-tech start-ups are formed with the hopes of bringing a scientific discovery from a university lab to market. Digital Lumens has t... read more »
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The U.S. wind power industry had its slowest quarter since 2007 in the just-ended third quarter, as investors turned away from the sector after C... read more »
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