Since its May launch, wind power developers have committed a total of $2.7 billion - and placed more than 2 gigawatts (GW) in orders - for the 1.6-100 wind turbine from General Electric (GE).
GE is trying to figure out how to make larger generators and the Obama administration is funding an R&D center in Maine that will make and test giant turbines.
Optofluidics - now that's something we haven't really seen before on our virtual pages.
Bowhead whales have navigated the Northwest Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans for what could be the first time in nearly 10,000 years.
What do Amazon, Netflix, Google and Facebook have in common?
Automobile designer Gordon Murray Design and chemical company Toray recently announced the development of a new prototype electric sports car dubbed the Teewave AR.1.
Subway systems consume enormous amounts of energy. To further complicate things, they usually require energy in short, intense jolts.
Tar balls washed up on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month by Tropical Storm Lee show that oil from last year's Deepwater Horizon spill isn't degrading as quickly as expected.
Internal combustion engines are terribly inefficient machines.
About 60 percent of the energy generated by an internal combustion engine is lost - half from exhaust heat.
There's been a sharp rise in global CO2 emissions over the last ten years, despite reductions by industrialized countries.
Researchers at Clemson University have identified a promising new binder material for lithium-ion battery electrodes that they hope will boost energy storage capacity: seaweed.
Speciality car manufacturer Maxximus is in the process of building a $1,000,000 super sports car that runs on liquid natural gas (LNG), something we've usually seen on fleet vehicles.
A couple of grains of salt could be all that's needed to help bacteria produce hydrogen from wastewater or organic byproducts.
Could highly conductive nanotube-based cables be just as efficient as traditional metals, and at a sixth of the weight?
The deep oceans can absorb enough heat to mask the effect of global warming for a decade at a time, say scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).
The wave-power project unfolding in Oregon has a new big-name player.
Only a few days ago we reported that the GM subsidiary manufacturer in Europe Opel was announcing details of its new electric concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011.
Arctic sea ice has reached its second-lowest level since satellite observations began over 30 years ago, scierntists at the University of Colorado Boulder's National Snow and Ice Data Center say.
A biomedical engineer has formulated a new paper on rainwater harvesting to combat the very real issue of water scarcity.
Luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes Benz is celebrating 125 years in business and debuting a brand new futuristic hydrogen fuel cell vehicle in Germany at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011 to mark the auspicious occasion.