SmartPlanet stories related to the production and sale of energy from sources such as oil, gas, coal, nuclear and renewable sources.
The $204 million whopper is part of a renewable energy push.
11 | April 22, 2013 4:35am |
A small California company thinks it knows how to finally harness fusion power, the Holy Grail of energy. Its latest investor is the Russian government.
4 | May 6, 2013 6:24am |
Energy analyst Chris Nelder reports from a foreign country deep in the throes of shale gas fever.
35 | May 15, 2013 3:00am |
Bitly's chief data scientist asks how individuals can get more from big data, from better book recommendations to health predictions.
3 | April 30, 2013 3:00am |
Your window might be an unlikely place to plug-in your smartphone, but a team of designers has made that possible with a novel take on the portable charger.
1 | April 29, 2013 7:31pm |
Researchers have demonstrated an innovative "self-powered" method of producing hydrogen that may revive interest in fuel cell technology.
26 | September 21, 2011 7:29am |
Four Harvard University women created a soccer ball that generates electricity for use in off-grid areas of the world. It is having a powerful impact.
11 | May 6, 2013 3:00am |
Has the photovoltaic industry's agonizing four-year run of squeezed profits and bankruptcies ended? And will people still buy as the cost climbs?
45 | April 24, 2013 3:41am |
Energy drinks have been drawing attention recently for their potential health threat, and Red Bull joins the list of brands under scrutiny.
10 | November 18, 2012 11:22am |
A new self-sustaining building is now open in Seattle. See what sets it apart from other green buildings.
7 | April 24, 2013 4:00am |
Terrestrial Energy's safe, liquid reactor could be ready in eight years.
10 | April 23, 2013 4:55am |
The first lab-grown burger will be eaten soon.
19 | May 16, 2013 5:52am |
The latest all-electric vehicle to hit our streets is the Sora superbike, which can go 185 miles on a single charge.
7 | April 23, 2013 2:42am |
How two mayors of small towns in right-wing America are showing the way to energy and climate progress: through local action.
29 | May 1, 2013 3:00am |
Linda Stone, who spent 16 years as an executive at Apple and Microsoft, talks about the effect technology has on our health and productivity.
15 | April 26, 2013 3:00am |
Here are some game-changing weapons that are being heralded as the future of defense.
4 | December 26, 2011 10:23am |
A new windmill design has no moving parts. Here's how it works.
30 | April 2, 2013 1:28pm |
Energy analyst Chris Nelder looks into his crystal ball to see what 2013 holds for oil and natural gas prices.
22 | December 26, 2012 3:00am |
A team of scientists has outlined a new LED street lamp design that could help reclaim the luminosity of the heavens.
10 | April 25, 2013 6:55pm |
The big glass panels that are built into skyscrapers could soon produce solar power.
2 | May 12, 2013 7:44pm |