SmartPlanet stories related to the production and sale of energy from sources such as oil, gas, coal, nuclear and renewable sources.
Apple is working to make a cleaner cloud.
1 | March 22, 2013 10:47am |
The energy exerted by runners at the Paris Marathon won't be wasted. Here's how.
7 | April 5, 2013 9:17am |
New report from McKinsey Global Institute identify the top world-changing technologies that will add the most value to the global economy.
15 | May 24, 2013 9:12am |
Three moves this week demonstrate country's determination to sell nuclear abroad as it builds and plans 150 reactors at home - more than a third of the world's present total.
6 | May 17, 2013 4:42am |
PARIS -- Part 2 in a two-part series: Fusion could be the future of cleaner energy, but many in France and beyond oppose the cost and uncertainy of the ITER project.
10 | March 29, 2013 3:00am |
A team of scientists has outlined a new LED street lamp design that could help reclaim the luminosity of the heavens.
11 | April 25, 2013 6:55pm |
The German beer industry is worried that natural gas extraction could ruin the purity of German beer.
38 | May 29, 2013 6:42am |
Haven't quite wrapped your head around this thorium thing you've been hearing about? It's simple, as seventh grader Katie Hudek explains. Includes her easy to understand video.
16 | March 29, 2013 6:12am |
Solar power added twice as much to the grid in the first quarter of 2013 as it did in all of 2012.
7 | April 22, 2013 3:10am |
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 |
PARIS -- San Francisco mayor Ed Lee visits the French capital to sign a new pact reinforcing the partnership between the two digital sister cities begun in 2006
June 7, 2013 3:00am |
An idea from Cambridge University for replacing uranium with thorium in conventional nuclear reactors.
4 | April 18, 2013 5:07am |
The EPA has released an updated ranking of the top 50 organizations that use renewable energy to power their U.S. operations.
2 | April 17, 2013 10:21am |
The South African native is challenging the legacy rules of U.S. power generation and financing, seeking to make clean energy as cost-effective as electricity generated by fossil fuels.
6 | May 7, 2013 3:00am |
Millennials love their smartphones and bikes. Cars? Not so much. This could spawn a new generation of smart bikes for hipsters and obsessive cyclists, starting with Helios handlebars.
14 | June 6, 2013 3:00am |
U.S. natural gas prices are rising, while wind and solar are growing rapidly. The global transition to mostly renewable grid power may now be unstoppable.
45 | April 3, 2013 3:00am |
In the next three years, energy use by the wireless cloud could increase 460 percent.
3 | April 12, 2013 8:42am |
Once a bastion of dungarees and power tools, the iconic retailer thinks it has figured out a modern way to market all those abandoned stores that it still owns.
4 | May 23, 2013 7:51am |
CO2 and electricity prices would rise. GDP would shrink, say authors from university's Sloan School of Management and its Energy Initiative, the group headed by Obama's nominee for Energy Secy.
22 | March 6, 2013 5:42am |
The co-founder of the green cleaning products company flaunts traditional consumer products design strategies and encourages every employee to be weird.
1 | June 4, 2013 3:00am |