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The White House renews its attack on America’s aging power grid. Jason Hiner summarizes the Obama administration’s plans and outlines the two biggest obstacles.
June 15, 2011, 9:48 AM PDT | By Jason Hiner
Virgin America will use CFM International’s fuel-efficient LEAP engine to power 30 new Airbus A320neo aircraft.
June 15, 2011, 9:06 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Oil and gas giant Total has completed its cash-tender offer to own 60 percent of solar power system player SunPower.
June 15, 2011, 7:30 AM PDT | By Larry Dignan
In a decade, solar photovoltaic systems have the potential to be more economical than fossil fuels in generating electricity, according to a new report.
June 15, 2011, 7:24 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded energy company Abengoa with $1.2 billion for the construction of the Mojave Solar Project.
June 15, 2011, 7:03 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Twenty-nine years ago, a National Science Foundation report imagined a connected future in 1998. In doing so, researchers accurately predicted the Internet, telecommuting, e-commerce and social media.
June 14, 2011, 12:35 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Airbus envisions the future of flying: a recyclable concept cabin that offers panoramic views, interactive zones and an intelligent passenger interface.
June 14, 2011, 11:04 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Meter maker Itron and energy management outfit Landis+Gyr will integrate their technologies to make it easier for utility companies shopping for a smart grid solution.
June 14, 2011, 10:39 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
What we’re reading: lie-detecting ATMs; New York: design capital?; Bill Gates and the developing world; CEO psychopaths; American job creation.
June 14, 2011, 9:36 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Should cities revive themselves through high-rise skyscrapers or historic preservation of housing stock? Architecture critic Inga Saffron writes that it’s complicated.
June 14, 2011, 8:10 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca