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In Egypt, where citizens are dealing with daily power outages that last several hours, subsidies are fueling the country's energy woes.
2 | August 8, 2012 12:51pm |
Big ideas can sometimes start small. Two industrial design students have designed a prototype portable solar water purification system that could save countless lives at a cost of just a few...
2 | August 7, 2012 7:25pm |
A Boston start-up says that the energy solutions market has a goldilocks problem that it can solve by making collecting and analyzing data cost effective for the small commercial sector.
1 | August 5, 2012 6:19pm |
The cold water off Oregon isn't only thing that could jolt you on your swim. But learn source of the other stimulant, and you might dash back to dry land faster than you can say 'my toes are numb.'
20 | August 3, 2012 4:43am |
Customers driving EVs spend more time in stores when they are plugged in.
4 | August 2, 2012 8:08pm |
Facebook, following in the footsteps of Apple and search engine giant Google, has disclosed its carbon footprint and set a goal to use at least 25 percent clean energy to power its data centers by...
August 2, 2012 12:15pm |
Come out, come out wherever you are already, oh God particle! See what's absolutely certain, and what's not. Includes photos!
4 | August 2, 2012 4:45am |
India's massive blackout earlier this week exposed a much bigger, more complex problem that's been festering in the world's second-most populous nation for decades.
2 | August 2, 2012 4:00am |
Scientists have discovered how LED lighting can be printed onto paper using nanotechnology, making futuristic novelties such as glowing wallpaper and luminescent curtains possible, Sweden's...
4 | July 31, 2012 6:28pm |
U.S. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has taken a stance against renewing a tax credit that benefits wind turbine manufacturers. The Obama campaign hopes to make hay of Romney's decision, which...
8 | July 31, 2012 5:39pm |
Fans of Olympic technology can think of the London 2012 games as the LED championships. But with all that use, are they really saving energy?
5 | July 31, 2012 5:11am |
A record amount of coal power plant capacity will be retired this year. And the trend is expected to continue through 2016.
5 | July 31, 2012 4:00am |
A dark and foreboding prison? Forget it! Welcome to The New Rock, where photovoltaics are going after one of society's most wanted criminals, CO2.
July 31, 2012 3:18am |
A controversial nuclear technology is raising alarms bells among critics who claim it may be better suited for making nuclear weapons than lowering the cost of nuclear power and could lead to a...
9 | July 30, 2012 6:43pm |
Deepwater oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico came to screeching halt two years ago in the wake of the BP oil disaster. Today, rig counts have not only recovered, they're poised to hit a new record.
7 | July 30, 2012 1:13pm |
Regulatory uncertainty, subsidy cuts, grid connection woes are taking the puff out of the business.
3 | July 30, 2012 4:56am |
The natural gas boom is often viewed as a great disrupter to coal-fired power plants. But what about displacing oil? One startup has developed a process to turn natural gas into petrochemicals and...
July 30, 2012 3:00am |
Rumors of coal's demise might be greatly exaggerated. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is funding new "clean coal" technologies that would retrofit existing power plants to be in compliance...
4 | July 29, 2012 7:26pm |
A sun bathing glamour puss gets hot by the poolside. She sprays. The same technique could cool down beautiful planet Earth.
26 | July 27, 2012 5:13am |
Do you know how many greenhouse gas emissions your city is generating right this very minute? Mike Woelk, CEO of Picarro, talks about the startup's emissions tracking technology and its plans for...
1 | July 26, 2012 9:52am |