SmartPlanet stories about the organizations, technologies, policy and infrastructure that facilitate the movement and management of money.
SunPower will install a 15-megawatt solar power system on an Arizona Air Force base. The installation will be the largest at a U.S. government facility.
6 | August 10, 2010 8:40am |
Beacon Power has landed a $43 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Dept. of Energy for a new 20-megawatt flywheel energy storage plant.
3 | August 10, 2010 6:27am |
Cox Communications has eliminated more than three tons of paper from its procurement processes by switching to an electronic procurement strategy.
4 | August 9, 2010 8:03am |
If you're unwilling to even consider the cost of Provenge you're not serious about holding the line on health care costs, because stories like this happen nearly every day.
23 | August 4, 2010 6:41am |
State and territorial CIOs say budgets are tight and getting tighter, but this actually frees them up to pursue new approaches, such as shared services, cloud computing, and social collaboration.
August 2, 2010 3:02pm |
First Solar, a leader in photovoltaic module manufacturing, said that it can navigate the end of generous German solar power subsidies since demand in Italy, France and other areas remains strong.
July 30, 2010 5:40am |
Hundreds of scientists and dozens of companies are hard at work to engineer algae to make green fuel. Are they disrupting Mother Nature's equilibrium?
5 | July 27, 2010 7:03am |
The most innovative organization in history turns to online communities to keep innovation going within its information technology operations.
July 21, 2010 5:01pm |
The first Google Energy deal has been made, and it's for 114 megawatts of wind power from NextEra Energy.
July 20, 2010 9:40am |
NASA has offered Dell a $5.1 million contract to install high-performance computers in its Center for Climate Simulation in Greenbelt, Md.
July 15, 2010 7:59am |
Energy giant BP will acquire the cellulosic biofuels business of industrial enzyme maker Verenium for $98.3 million.
1 | July 15, 2010 7:17am |
Add washing the computer to your protocols for protecting patients from MRSA. You'll save money, you'll save lives.
2 | July 14, 2010 8:11am |
Chinese photovoltaic manufacturer Yingli Green Energy will provide 15 megawatts of solar power to Kaiser Permanente hospitals in California.
5 | July 14, 2010 6:48am |
Technology disasters are often the result of cocky know-it-alls who neglect to ponder worse case scenarios because they are too arrogant to think their projects will fail.
11 | July 12, 2010 5:13am |
Hara CEO Amit Chatterjee says 2010 is the year that corporations exchange sustainability officers for sustainable operators. Here's why.
5 | July 9, 2010 7:11am |
Two separate studies draw two different conclusions about the viability of high-speed rail in the Golden State.
39 | July 7, 2010 8:37pm |
If clean technology is going to be a success, the rules for how to do business in the sector must be clearer, experts say.
3 | July 7, 2010 7:47am |
Britain plans to curb "binge flying" by limiting growth at Heathrow Airport. Here in the United States, the FAA is taking a more technology-driven approach to the problem.
6 | July 2, 2010 5:18am |
Location, intermittency, price and "green tape" are hindering progress of renewable energy, says American Electric Power CEO Michael Morris.
3 | June 30, 2010 5:57am |
What began at MIT with a Department of Defense grant for stealth research led to the world's most precise optical laser scalpel. A former surgeon and exec at what is now the MIT spin-out talks...
June 28, 2010 2:00am |