Toyota will field a race team at the inaugural Federation International de l'Automobile (FIA) World Endurance Championship race series in 2012.
Americans own an estimated 250 million vehicles, and drive approximately six billion miles every day.
But what if we were able to harness the energy used in transporting goods and people to generate electricity with no additional emissions?
Thin-film photovoltaic (PV) cells made from amorphous silicon are low-cost, low-profile and suitable for many solar power applications.
"Every commercial building can power itself," Elizabethtown, Ky.-based Wind Energy recently proclaimed on its website.
The US has the geothermal resources to produce ten times as much power as the current installed capacity of coal plants, Google-sponsored research shows.
China and U.S. solar manufacturers are trading shots in the wake of the SolarWorld-led effort to slap big tariffs on Chinese imports of crystalline silicon solar panels.
Most people believe that it's worth investing in geoengineering research, a new study has found.
Millions of tons of debris from the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March is headed for the West Coast of the US.
A new report from Pike Research confirms what the United States, Europe and even Google are banking on: offshore wind is going to be huge.
There's been no simultaneous warming of the northern and southern hemispheres in the last 20,000 years, scientists say, indicating that climate change can't be ascribed to natural variation.
Proponents of waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities have a good point: the amount of plastic that we throw away in the United States could generate enough electricity to power over 16 million homes.
It’s the first golden age for electric motorbikes. As technology improves by leaps and bounds, more and more models are hitting the market every month.
The U.S. military’s hunger for portable renewable energy is paying off again for SkyBuilt Power, which announced it was "selected to provide rapidly deployable renewable power stations to the U.S. Navy."
There's still a considerable hole in the Antarctic ozone layer, say scientists, with this year's peak the ninth largest in the 26 year record.
A research project founded by a climate change skeptic has concluded that the planet is getting warmer, with land temperatures rising by one degree Celcius since the 1950s.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) first began using the Miles Per Gallon Gasoline Equivalent (MGPe) in the window stickers of early green vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and the Chevrolet Volt.
It can be hard to charge your electronic devices when you’re in a tent city like the ones found at the Occupy Wall Street movements happening across the country.
An Iowa State University-led team recently won a $25 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop the blueprint for using marginal farmlands to grow perennial grasses that will, in turn, provide a biomass source for a drop-in biofuel.
Climate change represents an immediate and highly serious threat to the health and security of people around the world, experts warned yesterday.
The U.S. biofuels industry has mostly been centered in Midwestern agricultural states.