SmartPlanet stories related to the production and sale of energy from sources such as oil, gas, coal, nuclear and renewable sources.
Amtrak's most popular route will soon get locomotive upgrades.
7 | May 14, 2013 12:42pm |
Future smartphone batteries could be ten times more powerful than today's technology, allowing for devices that run for days instead of hours.
7 | April 18, 2013 8:50pm |
LED based, of course. Crowd funded, too!
2 | March 11, 2013 5:19am |
Daredevils piloting a solar plane will embark on the first transcontinental flight of its kind across the U.S. starting tomorrow
1 | May 2, 2013 7:50pm |
Lease the car and the driver too for 60 years of carbon-free power.
9 | May 13, 2013 12:28pm |
An undersea gold rush could be coming soon with the rising cost of minerals and advancements in technology opening the seafloor to mining.
3 | May 19, 2013 9:20pm |
Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla, a U.S. DOE loan recipient, has some news about when it will pay taxpayers back.
31 | March 13, 2013 8:01pm |
A Tokyo company plans to burn nuclear "waste" in a thorium molten salt reactor for a meltdown-proof return to nuclear power in the country that has all but shut it down.
5 | March 26, 2013 3:58am |
Will black carbon cause the death of space tourism before it has taken off?
10 | May 16, 2013 10:49am |
Honeywell is going high end with its new Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat and is tapping its formidable sales and distribution channels to turn up the heat on its competition.
1 | April 24, 2013 8:37pm |
The latest outlooks from BP and ExxonMobil project a rosy future for oil, while bottom-up forecasts see world oil production declining before 2020. Who you gonna believe?
63 | March 20, 2013 1:43am |
Japan made a major breakthrough in the production of a new energy source that has implications for the energy-poor country and the rest of the world.
5 | March 13, 2013 4:00am |
The Spanish city of Santander is blanketing streets with wireless sensors to track its every move. But the CEO of a sensor manufacturer says success depends on open data and citizen involvement.
1 | May 9, 2013 3:00am |
It's thin! It's light! It's vibrant! It's yours, for only $10,334! LG is now taking orders for its 55-incher.
January 2, 2013 7:16pm |
America is faced with a strategic choice: pay more for oil or leave it behind.
48 | February 20, 2013 1:55am |
Works on a building's windows too! Offer void in dark places.
4 | February 26, 2013 5:14am |
The tech giant's goal in life extends far beyond a popular search engine or renewable energy; we're talking social computers.
19 | April 16, 2013 4:51am |
Energy columnist Chris Nelder follows the money, and finds out the real reason why our energy policy is severely tilted toward the fossil fuel industry.
61 | August 8, 2012 3:00am |
The Take's C.C. Sullivan wonders why designers, architects and artists think that recycling is automatically an aesthetic success. It takes a bit more than just reusing old stuff to create good...
3 | May 22, 2013 3:00am |
MEXICO CITY -- As the government promises to open up markets long dominated by one or two companies, investors are showing optimism for Mexico's economy. But can competition crush the monopolies?
9 | May 8, 2013 3:00am |