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From Liberia to Sri Lanka, these dudes lead the wave of economic development. Watch ‘em ride in West Africa.
June 29, 2012, 4:26 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Thin-film solar panel maker Abound Solar, a recipient of a $400 million Energy Department loan guarantee, is closing. DOE’s response: America must continue playing to win the clean energy race.
June 28, 2012, 2:07 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
We’ve spent a lot of time covering how shale gas mining impacts drinking water. Incidents of contamination have been highlighted, but there is also research portraying the opposite scenario:...
June 28, 2012, 7:36 AM PDT | By David Worthington
Skyonic founder Joe Jones talks about how a TV program sparked an idea and ultimately led to developing tech that can capture CO2 emissions and turn it into baking soda and other products.
June 27, 2012, 4:00 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Quiet collaboration on thorium molten salt, a safer alternative to uranium. DOE assistant energy secretary Peter Lyons co-chairs it with son of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin. Who benefits?
June 26, 2012, 9:10 PM PDT | By Mark Halper
Your fuel tank could be filled entirely by a corn product with a few years. A new drop-in biofuel replacement for gasoline, backed by BP and DuPont, is set to begin commercial production in 2014.
June 26, 2012, 6:42 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Toshiba to build 100 megawatts for town that was part of the no-go zone.
June 26, 2012, 4:23 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Nest Labs has won over Apple, Lowe’s and investors with its sleek thermostat. Now, the company has landed a deal with utility Reliant that will put its learning thermostat in thousands of...
June 25, 2012, 3:35 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
A plastics recycling business believes that its capacity to match the price of virgin grade resins for less commonly reused plastics will yield considerable energy savings and create opportunities...
June 25, 2012, 3:13 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Not the scandal it appears. Find out how to deliver and fund LED lighting for architectural gems. See dazzling photos of London’s Tower Bridge. Does it look good in ‘control panel...
June 25, 2012, 4:56 AM PDT | By Mark Halper