SmartPlanet stories related to the production and sale of energy from sources such as oil, gas, coal, nuclear and renewable sources.
How about it: Would you wait an extra day for a package if you knew it was a greener option?
April 6, 2010 3:26pm |
NASA introduces Solo-Trec, an unmanned, underwater robot that runs completely on thermal power. Without energy limits, will a new generation of submersible vehicles plunge into better marine research?
4 | April 6, 2010 11:58am |
China is on track to to bring online this month its first offshore wind farm, a 102-megawatt array located in the Yangtze River delta near Shanghai.
1 | April 5, 2010 12:55pm |
Should the United States ever build offshore wind farms, researchers have proposed a way to get the most consistent bang for the blade.
1 | April 5, 2010 10:30am |
The nation's largest private, non-profit institution of higher education says it will have less than zero emissions by 2040.
April 5, 2010 7:12am |
For Cary Fowler, saving thousands of seed varieties in a fail-safe vault in a remote Norweigen mountain is about more than life and death. It's about justice.
2 | April 5, 2010 4:02am |
Solar panels could bring shadow art to green building designs. Art imitates renewable energy, or renewable energy imitates art?
1 | April 2, 2010 11:16am |
Barcelona, Spain is both dreamy and green thanks to new wireless LED street lamps that use timers and motion detectors to save energy.
4 | April 2, 2010 6:33am |
In Earth Inc., Gregory Unruh says companies can become more sustainable by applying biosphere rules to their operations.
April 2, 2010 5:00am |
With Passover underway and Easter around the corner, SmartPlanet talked to two religious leaders about the role of faith.
3 | April 2, 2010 4:00am |
From restaurant oil, United Environment & Energy develops a temperature-sensitive roof coating that flips between reflecting and transmitting heat.
4 | April 1, 2010 6:52pm |
Many businesses aren't in hurry to make sustainability part of their end-to-end operations.
6 | April 1, 2010 5:00am |
When will smart grid investment turn a profit? According to a new survey, even utility companies don't know.
2 | April 1, 2010 1:06am |
Greenpeace is imploring big cloud vendors to set THE example about how rapidly-growing businesses can reduce their carbon emissions. The cloud is forecast to grow four-fold by 2020.
2 | March 31, 2010 9:25am |
Venture capital investments for the first quarter totaled $1.9 billion, up 29 percent from the fourth quarter and 83 percent from a year ago, according to data from the Cleantech Group and Deloitte.
March 31, 2010 9:15am |
After a longstanding drilling ban off the Atlantic Coast, Obama proposes extracting oil and gas from seabeds from Delaware to Florida. A way to wean off foreign oil or a short-sighted...
10 | March 31, 2010 8:24am |
Ford and Microsoft announced on Wednesday that they are partnering on a web application, Hohm, that will help drivers monitor and manage recharging for their electric vehicles.
March 31, 2010 8:05am |
All that they're asking is that start-ups be privately held, in business less than three years, and focused on something linked to IBM's SmarterPlanet initiative
March 31, 2010 5:14am |
Heightened interest in energy efficiency inspires some to consider alternatives to the LEED framework.
1 | March 31, 2010 5:02am |
Ceres, an organization dedicated to making sustainability a core part of EVERY business, releases guidelines for making it a more common boardroom topic.
2 | March 30, 2010 12:39pm |