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Solar thermal power plants like BrightSource’s Mojave Desert project spark investors’ interest in renewables. Stock market gains are another matter.
July 14, 2011, 4:23 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Weakness in the backlit TV market stymies revenue among Taiwanese manufacturers. S. Koreans clear inventory, slash prices. Will LED light bulbs now become affordable?
July 13, 2011, 4:11 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
French fries. French toast. French turbines. A $14 billion program aims to give the country its first taste of offshore wind power.
July 13, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony
Conundrum continues, as the world’s biggest polluter once again tops a list of the planet’s greenest countries, with $49.8 billion in 2010 clean energy investments - mostly wind farms.
July 12, 2011, 5:13 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
The incandescent light bulb wars fuel up in Congress. Will an attempt to repeal incoming lighting efficiency standards brighten or burn out?
July 12, 2011, 4:15 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony
The world famous Roman Baths in Bath, England contain algae that provide potentially vital clues for the wide scale production of eco-friendly alternative fuel for cars.
July 11, 2011, 5:21 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Showtime in Germany. With all the demonstration flights behind it, Lufthansa will start using jet biofuels on its Hamburg-Frankfurt route next Friday, a world first.
July 8, 2011, 6:00 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Spring rains gave renewable power generation the edge over nuclear facilities over the past three months, putting clean energy ahead of nuclear power for the first time in nearly a decade.
July 7, 2011, 4:20 PM PDT | By David Worthington
As Germany’s parliament prepares to vote on bill that would label Porsche, Audi, Land Rover and other SUVs as fuel efficient, a Brussels environmental group cries foul.
July 7, 2011, 4:28 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Life without fossil fuels isn’t just a pipe dream for the people of El Hierro. Pipes, however, are involved in this experiment for energy independence in the Canary Islands.
July 7, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony