Geothermal power is a clean, sustainable form of energy that leverages the thermal energy stored in the Earth. Technological advances have expanded the technique to areas beyond tectonic plate boundaries, with applications such as home heating and commercial electricity production.
An IP law firm that tracks a clean tech patent index has published record breaking results for 2010. Clean tech patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office have doubled the...
1 | May 11, 2011 3:11pm |
The Department of Energy cuts through some licensing red tape to encourage start-ups to commercialize government technologies.
4 | May 10, 2011 4:15am |
A United Nations working committee of nearly 120 researchers has determined that renewable energy can meet most of the world's energy needs by mid-century, but only with the backing of world...
7 | May 9, 2011 5:35pm |
Iceland, a country of 318,000 people, generates all its electricity from renewables. It could be on the verge of helping giant India map out a geothermal future.
1 | May 5, 2011 11:43am |
A solar panel that provides hot water and electricity? Scientists from Boston College and MIT say it's on the horizon.
1 | May 2, 2011 4:00am |
Collectively speaking, participating EPA Green Power schools are using more than 1.5 billion kilowatt-hours of green power annually.
2 | April 19, 2011 3:58am |
PARC has been investing in cleantech ventures since 2002. Here are some steps and thoughts on balancing the environment, impact and commercial realities of a cleantech portfolio.
April 6, 2011 5:12am |
Renewable energy projects, new sustainability scorecard will headline IKEA's sustainability priorities in 2011.
3 | April 6, 2011 4:07am |
Report figures U.S. universities and colleges could collectively save at least $2 billion by investing in geothermal energy initiatives.
March 31, 2011 5:56am |
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 |
Japan's wind power trade associations are reporting that no major damage occurred at affiliate wind farms in the wake of last week's natural disasters.
5 | March 17, 2011 4:22pm |
Iceland is evaluating what it would take to build the world's longest sub-sea electric cable, allowing it to export its geothermal energy to mainland Europe, according to a new report.
9 | March 10, 2011 5:54am |
Despite low emissions and cost of energy, the potential of geothermal energy remains "underutilized" due to high upfront costs, according to a new report.
7 | March 3, 2011 6:52am |
Ohio is leading the Midwest in becoming a key link in the supply chain for domestic clean technology manufacturing. Is the Rust Belt going green?
February 28, 2011 6:54am |
If you're striving for energy efficiency, don't expect to reach your goals on day one. Keeping your facility performing well will be an ongoing process, informed by the seasons and the habits of...
1 | February 25, 2011 4:09am |
Collectively, these top Green Power Partners purchase 13.5 billion kilowatt hours of renewable energy annually, and that amount is growing.
1 | February 2, 2011 7:39am |
Among the array of viable alternative energy options, nuclear power hasn't been getting much love from the eco-conscious community. But in France, the technology has become the hands-down way to...
9 | January 20, 2011 11:50pm |
With a small footprint and clean, baseload-ready power, geothermal energy is underrated, writes Damian Carrington at The Guardian. Is it the answer over nuclear?
7 | January 19, 2011 6:48am |
Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced that the city has met its goal of providing 20 percent of the city's power from renewable energy sources in 2010.
5 | January 18, 2011 6:20am |
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 |