SmartPlanet stories related to the production and sale of energy from sources such as oil, gas, coal, nuclear and renewable sources.
Smart meters used to deliver electricity more efficiently have flaws that could let hackers tamper with the power grid, according to a new report.
7 | March 30, 2010 4:30am |
British researchers are working on a $2.1 million project that could remove carbon dioxide from the air to turn it into car fuel.
3 | March 30, 2010 3:00am |
FedEx said four new all-electric delivery trucks will hit the road in the U.S., starting in Los Angeles in June. However, there are challenges before mainstream adoption of the vehicles.
March 29, 2010 9:11am |
Wins were hard to come by for the Washington Nationals last season (59-103), but their LEED-certified ballpark--getting greener every year--is a model for the league.
1 | March 29, 2010 4:00am |
There's an interesting conundrum among owners of old houses---notably those Victorian homes that are preserved for history. These houses may never make the energy conservation cut. Do we have to...
7 | March 29, 2010 4:00am |
Transforming the world's agricultural research agenda in the face of climate change requires changes "as radical as those that occurred during industrial and agricultural revolutions of the 19th...
March 29, 2010 4:00am |
New research suggests smart grid will take longer to roll out than you might expect.
March 26, 2010 10:49am |
A hair conditioner chemical may help coal-fired power plants economically scrub carbon dioxide from their smokestacks. Fewer tangles for carbon caps?
March 26, 2010 9:44am |
California will need six or more transmission lines and multiple technology architecture and system upgrades to meet its the state's clean air and water standards, according to a report.
March 26, 2010 6:51am |
Robots at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory quicken the pace for the industry to make, test and tweak new solar cells.
5 | March 25, 2010 9:42am |
Marine consulting something uses biomimicry to construct more environmentally friendly artificial reefs
2 | March 25, 2010 8:56am |
The lab of Pritoraj "Raj" Mohanty at Boston University has used the principle structure of the Babbage Difference Engine -- a mechanical logic gate -- and built a nanoscale version of it that uses...
March 25, 2010 8:50am |
Biosensor breakthrough; bottled water: evil?; Los Angeles green buildings; stress in the workplace; healthcare reform.
March 25, 2010 8:00am |
Vortexes spun by vertical-axis turbines may have two types of windmills sharing the same ground. Mixing it up could increase a farm's efficiency and reliability.
6 | March 24, 2010 8:56am |
GE and Juice Technologies start selling their jointly-developed smart charging stations for electric vehicles next quarter. Gentlemen, start your electric engines.
3 | March 24, 2010 7:59am |
Early disease detection; energy from vibrations; smart water meters; Ford powers down; 170 mpg hybrid vehicle.
March 24, 2010 7:00am |
Switch off your lights for an hour on Saturday night if you care about climate change
March 24, 2010 6:17am |
Japanese electronics giant Toshiba is in talks with a company backed by Microsoft chairman Bill Gates to jointly develop advanced nuclear reactors that can reuse their own fuel.
5 | March 24, 2010 4:43am |
Solar tech may be getting cheaper, but the pool of rebates and other funding mechanisms is shrinking
March 23, 2010 1:20pm |
When the history of our time is written, one of the biggest tech stories will be the revolution of 3D
5 | March 23, 2010 10:22am |