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President Obama has nominated John Bryson, an environmental activist turned corporate power broker, to lead the U.S. Department of Commerce.
May 31, 2011, 5:07 PM PDT | By David Worthington
San Francisco research firm launches global matchmaking service for clean technology entrepreneurs and investors.
May 31, 2011, 9:44 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
General Electric is forecasting that solar power could soon be a more affordable than fossil fuels and nuclear power, the company’s global research director told Bloomberg. Bloomberg...
May 27, 2011, 7:56 AM PDT | By David Worthington
Mayor ups the stakes with a citywide charging scheme including cheap power and other inducements. Nissan also throws in a perk - if you buy one of their cars, that is.
May 27, 2011, 4:40 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a bill containing an amendment that would encourage the military to use high carbon fuels such as liquid coal.
May 26, 2011, 7:31 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan is preparing to announce a major energy policy shift that would eventually make solar panel installations mandatory on new buildings.
May 25, 2011, 8:08 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Here’s another reason why LED light bulbs cost so much: they rely on Chinese-controlled rare earth minerals, a research report notes.
May 25, 2011, 9:20 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
There are lots of good bacteria out there. But good for fueling electronic gadgetry? Researchers from the University of East Anglia zoom in on one bacterium candidate.
May 25, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony
Google has invested US$55M into Terra-Gen Power’s Alta Wind Energy Center. Renewable energy will help Google power its data centers into the future.
May 24, 2011, 7:29 PM PDT | By David Worthington
London’s HaloIPT signs manufacturing partners for its wireless charging pads - the same sort it is providing to Rolls Royce and other electric car makers.
May 24, 2011, 9:51 AM PDT | By Mark Halper