Intelligent Energy brings you the latest news on alternative fuels and renewable power, highlighting the major players, legislation, technology and design involved in making our infrastructure more efficient.
A mining industry coalition demands to see a study on diesel fumes and cancer before its publication next month. Wary of spin, the government scientists think the public should see it first.
7 | September 29, 2010 4:00am |
German cellular network provider T-Mobile has deployed a solar-powered cellular base station in Pennsylvania. The solar array has taken the tower "off the grid," and can generate surplus energy.
September 28, 2010 6:34pm |
Scientists are developing scalable processes that convert CO2 into alcohol-based fuels. The process is seen as an alternative to sequestering carbon.
9 | September 24, 2010 3:53pm |
A Marine Corps regiment prepares to bring solar power into combat situations, and the Navy gets a new solar parking lot.
5 | September 24, 2010 4:00am |
The U.S. pledges more than $50 million at the UN 2010 Millennium Development Goals Summit to bring cleaner burning stoves into the world's poorest kitchens.
2 | September 23, 2010 4:00am |
Call2Recycle has collected nearly one million pounds of e-waste from unwanted cell phones. It could accomplish even more if carriers and manufacturers were more proactive about recycling.
2 | September 22, 2010 9:58pm |
Pattern Energy hopes to build a 400-mile transmission line to bring Texas wind power to ten southeastern states.
16 | September 22, 2010 4:00am |
What does a shark, sea turtle or crab do when it encounters the electromagnetic field of a wave power cable? Government scientists are on the case.
3 | September 21, 2010 4:00am |
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is slated to unveil a bill for a national renewable energy standard in Washington tomorrow afternoon.
2 | September 20, 2010 6:43pm |
Say hello to new Intelligent Energy editor David Worthington, who will join Melissa Mahony to cover the cleantech industry.
2 | September 20, 2010 7:05am |
Korean scientists create a nanowire panel that generates electricity from sound waves.
13 | September 17, 2010 4:00am |
The Department of Energy spends millions to improve weather forecasting for the country's wind farms. Could the funding beget more funding from investors?
2 | September 16, 2010 4:00am |
MIT researchers create a carbon nanotube antenna to concentrate photons for photovoltaic cells. Could this be a future alternative to bulky solar panels?
8 | September 14, 2010 4:00am |
Japanese researchers create stem cell lines from the pulp of wisdom teeth. Could personalized medical applications follow? Just in case, two companies launch the first ever dental stem cell bank...
8 | September 13, 2010 4:00am |
An industry watchdog called Smart-Electronics Initiative wants to stem consumer electronics energy consumption.
1 | September 10, 2010 1:14pm |
The U.S. government funds 27 projects to generate power from the nation's seas and rivers. The big winners? Wave energy in the Northwest and tidal energy in Maine.
2 | September 10, 2010 4:00am |
eBay is giving away 100,000 FSC-certified boxes in the hopes their online buyers and sellers will share in a green shipping experience. Re-sell, re-use, recycle.
4 | September 9, 2010 4:00am |
Illinois researchers uncover the enzymes that help cows break down plant matter. Will applying these digestive juices to biofuel feedstocks, such as switchgrass and corn stover, make the biofuel...
3 | September 8, 2010 4:00am |
President Obama announces a 6-year transportation overhaul. Will more Americans be riding the rails at high speeds soon?
29 | September 7, 2010 4:00am |
Explosion occurs on a Mariner Energy platform off the coast of central Louisiana.
September 2, 2010 9:02am |