SmartPlanet stories related to the production and sale of energy from sources such as oil, gas, coal, nuclear and renewable sources.
Intel's Lorie Wigle says the company known best for its computer microprocessors is actually a top five player in the smart grid.
March 17, 2010 6:00am |
If you really want to be an environmental star, you need to look beyond appliances.
7 | March 17, 2010 3:15am |
A New York school turned a push to cut energy consumption into a hands-on learning project.
2 | March 16, 2010 4:43pm |
A government project hopes to install wind, solar and small hydro projects in some of the country's most toxic places. A windmill in every Superfund site?
3 | March 16, 2010 1:50pm |
Sometimes, being in the dark is a good thing.
March 16, 2010 12:54pm |
First Solar joined the Desertec Industrial Initiative, a solar power project that aims to supply 15 percent of Europe's power by 2050. Other solar players also landed big deals.
1 | March 16, 2010 6:59am |
K. Venkatesh Prasad, head Ford infotronics research and advanced engineering, sees the auto as a mashup where computing meets the car cabin. But how does he get there?
7 | March 16, 2010 3:30am |
Ford releases their newest police car. As production ceases for the Crown Vic, will the boys (and girls) in blue go green?
12 | March 15, 2010 11:13am |
Integrating disparate enterprise applications will be core to a central understanding of progress.
March 15, 2010 8:01am |
When Scott Blake Harris took over the Department of Energy's Office of the General Counsel last year, nothing was being done to enforce energy efficiency regulations. Now, even you can report a...
2 | March 15, 2010 3:10am |
F-35 stealth fighter jet delays; transportation earmarks; Europe's biggest solar plant; 10 most expensive transit projects; home superinsulation.
March 12, 2010 2:30pm |
The Pentagon's cutting-edge research outfit, DARPA, is soliciting research that demonstrates quantum effects in biological processes -- as well as prototype biomimetic sensors that harness them.
1 | March 12, 2010 11:43am |
A new study reveals much of the materials used in making homes more energy efficient are domestically produced. Could simple retrofits create more jobs?
March 12, 2010 11:35am |
A study will show whether a building expected to be the country's first Platinum LEED skyscraper is good for the health of its tenants. Should there be a government mandate for natural light in...
March 12, 2010 4:00am |
A provincial governor hopes to find China's energy solutions in Qinghai's combustible ice reserves. Though the 'frozen natural gas' is there. The technology is not.
15 | March 11, 2010 11:04am |
Boeing has developed a new, compact, energy-efficient camera that takes three-dimensional images for military, commercial and space applications.
1 | March 11, 2010 10:53am |
The 10 MW Tower in Dubai is quite a renewable energy machine. The skyscraper is pumping out 10 times the amount of energy it needs and is exporting power to the surrounding neighborhood.
12 | March 11, 2010 3:16am |
Sage Electrochromics receives $72 million in federal funding for smart windows. Their high-tech glass dims and brightens automatically and could be a clear choice for green buildings.
12 | March 10, 2010 9:35am |
The U.S. is sitting on a rare earth stockpile. Can it help against growing tech demand and a looming shortage?
The U.S. is sitting on large, untapped reserves of rare earth materials -- used in computers, phones, MRI machines and hybrid cars -- that could serve as a hedge against a looming shortage.
2 | March 10, 2010 4:02am |
NASA on March 16-18 will host a water sustainability forum via its Launch initiative. Here's a look at the roster.
1 | March 9, 2010 12:47pm |