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The United States led the world in clean energy investment in 2011, according to a new Ernst & Young report. Find out which states lead in the U.S. renewable energy index.
February 29, 2012, 12:47 PM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
U.S. solar panel makers continue to amass battle scars as they struggle to survive in a difficult market. This week, First Solar and Solar Abound are forced to hunker down.
February 29, 2012, 10:46 AM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
Atomic level snapshots by Zurich team show how charge travels in a molecule. Could lead to nano-circuits plus new energy storage, photovoltaics. Ramifications across physics, chemistry, biology.
February 29, 2012, 7:58 AM PST | By Mark Halper
Comcast’s Xfinity Home service will add EcoFactor’s smart thermostat software to its growing cadre of security, monitoring and surveillance services.
February 28, 2012, 10:06 AM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
Envia CEO Atul Kapadia says the startup has made a breakthrough in lithium-ion technology. The upshot? Electric vehicles that cost $30,000 — a price point within reach of the average consumer.
February 28, 2012, 8:30 AM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
South Sudan joins a growing list of countries to get ‘pay as you go solar’ in which British provider gives away LED lamps and solar panels while selling electricity as an SMS-verified...
February 28, 2012, 7:02 AM PST | By Mark Halper
Earlier this month, Amyris cut its production targets and fueled speculation the company would shift completely away from advanced biofuels. These latest funds could help it scale up and stay on...
February 27, 2012, 9:44 AM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
Peter Higgs is a living legend in physics who could soon earn a permanent place in the pantheon when they find his lost subatomic particle. Watch him discuss rejection and 50 years on boson trail.
February 27, 2012, 6:06 AM PST | By Mark Halper
The Large Hadron Collider will close for maintenance. The team hunting for elusive ‘God particle’ will lose its toy. In race to finish, it’s cranking up juice. See Prof Higgs...
February 24, 2012, 5:36 AM PST | By Mark Halper
Einstein may be safe after all. Or maybe not. CERN discovers two possible mistakes in earlier findings that neutrinos shattered relativity by outracing light. Sets new test for May.
February 23, 2012, 4:00 PM PST | By Mark Halper