SmartPlanet stories related to the production and sale of energy from sources such as oil, gas, coal, nuclear and renewable sources.
A small California company thinks it knows how to finally harness fusion power, the Holy Grail of energy. Its latest investor is the Russian government.
4 | May 6, 2013 6:24am |
Four Harvard University women created a soccer ball that generates electricity for use in off-grid areas of the world. It is having a powerful impact.
13 | May 6, 2013 3:00am |
Yes, electronic devices distract and dull our minds, but awareness of this may also help focus us as well.
1 | May 5, 2013 11:31am |
The average person drinks a mere 5 cups per YEAR there. But pushers like Nestle and Starbucks could soon turn a nation of 1.3 billion people into addicts. Mwahahahahaha!
3 | May 3, 2013 4:27am |
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 |
BERLIN -- Specialists preserving the German capital's complex past and present say construction groups could save time and money by opting for second-hand materials.
5 | May 2, 2013 3:00am |
The California-based startup is ditching its electric vehicle business to pursue another related path.
2 | May 1, 2013 10:45am |
Verizon's $100 million clean power project aims to do more than cut carbon emissions and boost its green street cred.
May 1, 2013 9:28am |
How two mayors of small towns in right-wing America are showing the way to energy and climate progress: through local action.
29 | May 1, 2013 3:00am |
Wind power advocates are concerned that community-driven renewable energy projects could be squashed.
May 1, 2013 2:32am |
Fiber networks are not all about Internet speeds -- but could also be used to power our airborne vehicles.
3 | May 1, 2013 2:06am |
Will poor smart meter security result in hackers being able to blackout neighborhoods on a whim?
2 | April 30, 2013 10:48am |
Bitly's chief data scientist asks how individuals can get more from big data, from better book recommendations to health predictions.
3 | April 30, 2013 3:00am |
Your window might be an unlikely place to plug-in your smartphone, but a team of designers has made that possible with a novel take on the portable charger.
1 | April 29, 2013 7:31pm |
Tesla Motors unveiled a service and warranty program today that could ease concerns about owning an all-electric vehicle.
1 | April 26, 2013 2:52pm |
Linda Stone, who spent 16 years as an executive at Apple and Microsoft, talks about the effect technology has on our health and productivity.
15 | April 26, 2013 3:00am |
A team of scientists has outlined a new LED street lamp design that could help reclaim the luminosity of the heavens.
11 | April 25, 2013 6:55pm |
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 |
A new self-sustaining building is now open in Seattle. See what sets it apart from other green buildings.
7 | April 24, 2013 4:00am |
Has the photovoltaic industry's agonizing four-year run of squeezed profits and bankruptcies ended? And will people still buy as the cost climbs?
45 | April 24, 2013 3:41am |