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The EPA proposed today national pollution standards that limit greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants.
March 27, 2012, 10:44 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
One Block Off the Grid polled homeowners who have installed solar to find out what makes these folks tick. The results might surprise you.
March 27, 2012, 9:16 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
The future of the nuclear industry is in the eye of the beholder. Leading opinion shapers sound off on opposite sides. A tale of two nuclears.
March 27, 2012, 4:26 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Less than a year after a previous recall, Fisker Automotive must again replace A123 Systems’ battery components in its Karma sedan - again. Could A123 be the next Solyndra?
March 26, 2012, 9:49 PM PDT | By David Worthington
It’s red tape galore. The U.S. housing regulator stymied attempts by state and local governments to create green jobs even though the Obama administration supported the policies.
March 26, 2012, 5:30 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Google dutifully measured the energy consumption for years in pursuit of an efficient fleet of data centers. Those efforts and innovations, like its seawater-cooled data center, have paid dividends.
March 26, 2012, 2:12 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Low-cost cellulosic sugar maker Virdia and Virent Energy have made a pine tree-based jet fuel that recently passed some rather stringent testing by the U.S. Air Force Research Lab.
March 26, 2012, 10:36 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Thin film oxides could handle more heat and power than silicon can, supporting higher voltage smart grids, expanding the reach of sensors, and pushing the frontiers of electronics.
March 26, 2012, 4:39 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
A 6 Megawatt wind turbine with soccer field sizer rotors has been installed off the Belgian coast. Dozens more will follow.
March 23, 2012, 6:35 PM PDT | By David Worthington
MIT researchers solve one burning question surrounding the controversial subject of carbon capture and storage: What’s the capacity of the nation’s deep saline aquifers?
March 23, 2012, 3:00 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec