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A Maryland-based start-up is harnessing the excess kinetic energy of cars passing over speed bumps with a prototype of its new technology.
October 31, 2011, 6:40 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Our addiction to electronic and digital devices that didn’t exist 20 years is pumping out greenhouse gases at an alarming rate, a British study shows.
October 31, 2011, 9:51 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
The Swiss physics lab says it will send the subatomic particles packing one more time to try to spot mistakes in last month’s blazing discovery.
October 28, 2011, 4:28 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Data centers are huge CO2 emitters, and Facebook runs big ones. Its latest solution: cold bytes from northern Sweden.
October 28, 2011, 2:11 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Greece commits to $21 billion of debt repayment from solar farms that will transmit electricity across Europe. One catch: It hasn’t built the plants yet. Investors welcome.
October 27, 2011, 9:23 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Aveillant, a new startup and recent spin off of Cambridge Consultants, has developed tech that will provide accurate radar data and remove a barrier — and a growing criticism — of the...
October 27, 2011, 5:00 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
General Electric has launched two research projects that aim to cut the cost of rooftop solar installations in half.
October 26, 2011, 11:08 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has developed an innovative furnace that sharply boosts solar cell efficiency and could ultimately help cut costs.
October 26, 2011, 10:11 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Fed up with your clunky old antiproton decelerator? CERN is. It’s building a low-energy model that will trap up to 100 times more particles.
October 26, 2011, 4:57 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Permits reveal that Apple is planning to build a solar farm that could power its $1 billion data center in North Carolina.
October 26, 2011, 3:15 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec