Electric vehicles are automobiles and trucks that are propelled by electric motors, rather than internal combustion engines. Popular in the late 19th century, EVs are seeing renewed interest in the face of rapidly increasing oil prices and the need to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
In a new report, California and Texas dominate the cleantech jobs market. Meanwhile, Massachusetts and Colorado are gaining ground.
October 6, 2010 5:30am |
Two University of Manchester scientists win the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physics for their work with graphene, the thinnest, strongest material ever discovered.
10 | October 5, 2010 7:58am |
Transportation topped smart grid and biofuels in cleantech investment in the third quarter of 2010, according to a new report. Here's a breakdown of the numbers.
October 4, 2010 6:51am |
The delivery giant so far has invested more than $25 million in alternative fuel technologies.
2 | September 30, 2010 12:16pm |
Schneider Electric's CEO of North American operations, Chris Curtis, explains why IT can't solve energy alone, why LEED is a failure and why the relentless pursuit of efficiency will drive innovation.
1 | September 29, 2010 5:29am |
The city's sustainability director says no matter how many light bulbs we replace, the climate is still changing--enough that ski resort operators are worried. Some cities are figuring out how to...
9 | September 29, 2010 2:00am |
And California's are the worst -- despite the lack of ice and snow.
39 | September 28, 2010 10:52pm |
Billions are on tap to be spent on the smart grid in 2010, according to a new report. Here's a rundown of who and what gets the money -- and why.
1 | September 28, 2010 11:52am |
During Climate Week NYC last week, Climate Group CEO Steve Howard said we didn't get a global climate agreement in Copenhagen last year, and we won't get it in Cancun this year, so we need to make...
2 | September 27, 2010 5:41am |
The CityCar project, which should produce its first full-fledged prototype by summer 2011, aims to rewrite the rules of urban transportation.
13 | September 24, 2010 12:00pm |
At GridWise Global Forum yesterday, the GE chairman and CEO said China is 'green, green, green, green.' He said the rest of the world is moving 10 times faster than the U.S., which has an energy...
10 | September 24, 2010 3:34am |
The Federal Communications Commission gives green light to 'white space' - unused parts of the broadcast spectrum - for expanded Wi-Fi, opening up opportunities for new applications.
September 23, 2010 8:20pm |
The electric grid isn't ready for electric cars.
23 | September 23, 2010 12:01am |
General Electric and Better Place, which provides electric vehicle infrastructure, said Wednesday they have formed a broad partnership designed to speed up EV adoption via standards, financing and...
2 | September 22, 2010 4:45am |
General Motors and ABB Group, which provides power grid systems, will collaborate on developing pilots to reuse Volt batteries.
4 | September 21, 2010 7:24am |
The United States and China are in a race for cleantech supremacy akin to the space race in the 1960s, according to a report. The race is also a duel between economic models.
8 | September 20, 2010 1:12pm |
General Electric's Ecomagination challenge has garnered a bevy of good eco-ideas worth funding. The exercise is also an instructive lesson on innovating via crowdsourcing.
3 | September 20, 2010 2:36am |
The top mainstream-class winner was not an electric car, but an internal combustion-engine-driven one --with an extremely lightweight design.
8 | September 17, 2010 2:18pm |
VantagePoint Venture Partners has launched a $100 million fund aimed at the Chinese cleantech market.
September 17, 2010 1:15pm |
Korean scientists create a nanowire panel that generates electricity from sound waves.
13 | September 17, 2010 4:00am |