SmartPlanet stories related to the production and sale of energy from sources such as oil, gas, coal, nuclear and renewable sources.
Here's a fast new way to power a city fleet of electric buses.
20 | June 3, 2013 1:01pm |
Brewing and serving coffee with a precision typically reserved for manufacturing might just be the answer to a wired, mobile, impatient, caffeine-hungry world. Austin-based Briggo is betting on it.
3 | June 3, 2013 3:00am |
From the cradle to the grave, a typical pair of running shoes generates 30 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions. The biggest gas-emitting step might surprise you.
16 | June 2, 2013 9:29pm |
Google is sinking $12 million in a 96-megawatt solar power plant in Africa, its first renewable energy investment in the continent.
2 | May 31, 2013 8:56am |
Expanding access to electricity in the developing world with renewables is creating economic opportunities for women through assisting businesses, microfinance and longer workdays.
3 | May 29, 2013 8:45pm |
The German beer industry is worried that natural gas extraction could ruin the purity of German beer.
38 | May 29, 2013 6:42am |
Energy analyst Chris Nelder refreshes his outlook for 2013.
26 | May 29, 2013 3:00am |
Electricity for the grid and for water desalination plants, from a little known Canadian company. Saudi Arabia interested too.
4 | May 28, 2013 5:55am |
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 |
Old habits die hard. As natural gas prices rise, coal has reversed its slide and surged ahead as the clear leader in electric power generation. CO2? What CO2?
25 | May 23, 2013 12:33pm |
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 |
There's more good news for Tesla.
22 | May 23, 2013 6:35am |
Department of Energy ships important material to Prague for testing in advanced reactor.
3 | May 22, 2013 6:12am |
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 |
Two entrepreneurs have some advice for would-be startup founders: Don't spend too much time planning when you should be selling.
4 | May 21, 2013 3:00am |
Erosion happens. So how do you harness these natural processes to re-nourish beaches and fortify the coastline?
5 | May 20, 2013 2:35pm |
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 |
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 |
Will black carbon cause the death of space tourism before it has taken off?
10 | May 16, 2013 10:49am |
The solar company's plans to roll out an energy storage product marks a shift within the industry to offer more services.
4 | May 16, 2013 9:36am |