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American solar system manufacturer Solyndra will suspend operations immediately and file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. To blame: foreign rivals and a global glut of panels.
August 31, 2011, 9:55 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
First Solar, General Electric and Verve Energy will build Australia’s first utility-scale solar farm to power a nearby desalination plant.
August 31, 2011, 7:12 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Ford unveils the Evos concept car, a plug-in hybrid vehicle designed with cloud-based intelligence that can automatically adapt performance to individual drivers and road conditions.
August 30, 2011, 3:01 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Bill Nye, the “Science Guy,” visits Fox Business to outline in six minutes a career’s worth of climate research. Here’s a look.
August 30, 2011, 9:28 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
The future car: powered by radioactive elements? Inventor Charles Stevens — and General Motors — thinks thorium lasers could offer a far-out solution to emissions-free driving.
August 30, 2011, 8:53 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Drawing a direct line between legendary German industrial designer Dieter Rams and Apple. Plus, Rams’ 10 principles of good design.
August 29, 2011, 12:51 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Researchers at Cornell University made two artificially intelligent machines, called Cleverbots, conduct a conversation with each other. The result: existential and absurd.
August 29, 2011, 11:40 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Electric vehicles lack a “fast-charging” plug standard for rapid replenishment of spent batteries. Should consumers with EVs on their mind be worried?
August 29, 2011, 11:05 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
General Electric sees the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as a prime opportunity to invest and expand energy, infrastructure and healthcare businesses in Brazil.
August 29, 2011, 10:21 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has given Boeing certification for its 787 Dreamliner aircraft, paving the way for a first delivery in September.
August 26, 2011, 9:55 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca