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As more electric cars hit the road, more wind power may be able to hit the grid. Two studies explore how.
September 23, 2011, 10:44 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony
A new report measures federal subsidies for fossil fuels, nuclear and biofuels when they were emerging technologies and compares it to support for renewable energy today.
September 23, 2011, 10:36 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
IBM is seeking to create awareness about some of the world’s biggest problems (energy, food, pollution, traffic, water) with an exhibition at New York’s Lincoln Center.
September 22, 2011, 7:36 PM PDT | By David Worthington
This just in tomorrow: CERN sends neutrinos to Italy faster than the speed of light.
September 22, 2011, 1:56 PM PDT | By Mark Halper
Organizers of a short film contest to promote solar energy had hoped a little prize money would attract some amateur filmmakers. They didn’t expect a film production dream team to enter.
September 21, 2011, 1:19 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Honda opened the UK’s first hydrogen filling station this week. The car that goes with it looks gorgeous, for a sedan. But are hydrogen vehicles barreling down the highway safe?
September 21, 2011, 5:05 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Boston-Power once dreamed of building a battery factory in the United States. Now it plans to reduce its U.S. operations and expand in China.
September 20, 2011, 3:52 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Commercial projects gave the U.S. solar industry a giant boost in the second quarter. The manufacturing sector is an entirely different story.
September 20, 2011, 1:13 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Solar isn’t always squeaky clean. A Chinese plant dumps deadly toxins. Villagers riot. It’s all another reason why Beijing will lead a global nuclear resurgence.
September 20, 2011, 5:01 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
The world’s appetite for energy is projected to rise more than 50 percent by 2035 and renewables will be the fastest growing source. But it still has an incredibly long way to go.
September 19, 2011, 10:23 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec