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Microinverters — a new techie spin on the traditional solar inverter — are popping up with increasingly regularity and have been embraced by some powerful industry players including...
October 18, 2011, 3:31 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
In France, not all power is nuclear, or even French. Germany’s Siemens, which recently bid adieu to atoms, builds an undulating French-Japanese PV plant in the Alps, with panels from China.
October 18, 2011, 10:47 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Japanese underwear makers have found a way to solve a source of social anxiety, keep hundreds of thousands of bras out of the landfill and take some pressure off the country’s electrical grid.
October 18, 2011, 8:38 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
LED profits look shaky at lighting giant Philips, despite a 32 percent increase in sales. The Dutch company is banking on a shift towards energy-saving controls and services.
October 17, 2011, 5:44 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
A new study dives into whether manure is a methane-generating moneymaker on the farm.
October 17, 2011, 4:10 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony
BrightSource Energy is at it again. This time the solar company plans to build three separate plants that will have capacity to produce 750 megawatts of power, enough to generate electricity for...
October 14, 2011, 1:39 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
GE will invest $600 million into building up its solar business, which includes a new factory to produce cadmium telluride panels, the same material used by cost leader First Solar.
October 14, 2011, 11:16 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Shorter is better for the landscape, judges say. Royal Institute of British Architects and the Energy Secretary select a squat tower from Copenhagen over taller artistry.
October 14, 2011, 5:27 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Silicon Valley VC Khosla Ventures has raised a new $1.05 fund — and half of it will go towards cleantech.
October 13, 2011, 5:19 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Energy is the lifeblood of the U.S. military and its biggest national security risk. So it’s pouring money into alternative sources. By 2030, annual spending is expected to reach $10...
October 13, 2011, 3:09 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec