SmartPlanet stories about the organizations, technologies, policy and infrastructure that facilitate the movement and management of money.
Google has invested nearly US$1 billion into renewable energy. Its latest commitment to finance a wind power project in California is intended to attract further investment into the sector.
4 | June 22, 2011 6:00pm |
The U.S. and U.K. are falling behind China, Germany, Italy and India in cleantech investment. Here's a look at global financing in 2010, according to Pew research.
2 | March 29, 2011 8:48am |
Creating a renewably powered grid is easy compared to crafting a new regulatory framework that will make utility investors whole during the transition.
20 | April 17, 2013 3:00am |
Architecture firm Foster + Partners has won a competition to design a 99-acre arts and culture district in Hong Kong. Can it help the city distance itself from its reputation for finance?
March 10, 2011 7:48am |
General Electric and Better Place, which provides electric vehicle infrastructure, said Wednesday they have formed a broad partnership designed to speed up EV adoption via standards, financing and...
2 | September 22, 2010 4:45am |
A non-profit science based public advocacy group has published a report concluding that the nuclear power industry would never have been viable without a plethora of taxpayer financed subsidies.
22 | February 23, 2011 6:31pm |
The rise of complicated financial products has attracted a new breed to Wall Street: the engineer.
June 7, 2012 6:21pm |
Finance has adopted decision support â€“ why are we in medicine the last to adopt data-driven decision making?
2 | November 15, 2010 5:34am |
With many states focusing on producer responsibility as the back-bone of their electronics recycling programs, more retailers and manufacturers might do well to consider innovations in leasing,...
5 | January 18, 2011 9:18am |
Smart grid energy storage heats up: Colorado-based Ice Energy announced that it raised $24 million in Series C financing.
3 | October 18, 2010 7:25am |
Turning to the 'wallets of the crowd' for financing arts and other small projects.
5 | December 15, 2010 8:25pm |
Several hundred million dollars in capital financing has been invested into the solar manufacturing industry this week, and further investment is planned.
December 15, 2010 3:56pm |
Terra-Gen Power has closed financing to build what it claims will be the largest wind energy farm in the U.S.
7 | July 22, 2010 2:34pm |
The financial impetus of finding a baldness cure could finance an important line of cancer research.
12 | April 16, 2010 5:57am |
A report released today looks back at what shaped the solar market in 2012 and provides a peek at trends emerging this year.
9 | March 14, 2013 11:13am |
Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla, a U.S. DOE loan recipient, has some news about when it will pay taxpayers back.
31 | March 13, 2013 8:01pm |
Anecdotal article about four "smart cities" underscores the critical roles of training and creative financing in the green jobs movement.
October 28, 2009 2:38pm |
The result is that Republicans on Senate Finance now face the choice between a Baucus bill lacking all the elements of reform the President previously laid out -- a public option, employer...
7 | July 28, 2009 7:31am |
J. Michael Horowitz of the Stanford Group moderates a discussion on 'green' finance and operational and maintenance costs associated with new solar projects at the Intersolar Conference 2008 and...
July 16, 2008 8:52am
It's a nebulous endeavor with no obvious milestones or endpoint. But if it works, a brain map could lead to cures for conditions ranging from Alzheimer's to PTSD.
5 | April 3, 2013 2:12pm |