With all the damage and destruction wrought by Hurricane Irene recently, one can't help but wonder from a green technology perspective how all of those clean energy installations in the storm’s wake fared.
Wind turbine power technology has certainly come a long way over the centuries.
SDE Energy, the manufacturer of a wave-powered hydraulic generator, claims its technology can produce electricity cheaper than other renewables.
Five percent of the electricity consumed in the United States is used to power our water infrastructure.
Reducing soot emissions from diesel engines and other sources could be the fastest, most economical way to slow the melting of Arctic sea ice, researchers say.
Researchers have discovered that forest trees can tap into the nitrogen found in rocks, boosting their growth and allowing them to take up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
"Advanced biofuels," as defined by the Energy Independence and Security Act, are renewable fuels that produce at least 50 percent less greenhouse gas emissions than the fossil fuels they replace.
A team of Kentucky scientists has found a way to 'tweak' an inexpensive semiconductor to generate hydrogen from water using sunlight.
According to the Department of Energy and Climate Change, households in the United Kingdom use the equivalent of 7.6 million tons of oil per year to heat water.
German automaker Audi is set to unveil what they're calling a completely new kind of concept car that's so innovative they've yet to actually build it.
Whether you're a fan of the U.S. military or not, there's no denying its role in driving cleantech innovation and deployment, from embracing solar power on the front lines to testing energy-efficient lighting systems closer to home.
Southern California drivers who are on the transportation cutting edge - tooling around in hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles - will soon have a new option for filling up.
Last summer, we reported on the progress of a novel hydrokinetic river turbine on the Yukon River.
Facing rising fuel prices and energy security challenges, the U.S. Army has committed to meeting a quarter of its energy needs with renewable resources by 2025, and to achieving net zero energy use by 2030.
Thawing permafrost could release billions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere by the end of this century, further accelerating global warming.
Earlier this month, the Chinese government announced plans to establish its first nationwide feed-in tariff (FIT) for solar projects.
Green beer isn't only for St. Patrick's Day anymore. In Atlanta, SweetWater Brewing Company is remaking its brewery to meet growing demand, and a hefty photovoltaic system is part of the project.
The nation can vastly increase the amount of energy it gets from biomass-derived sources without jeopardizing - and possibly even helping - the environment.
Portland, Oregon is getting a little help from computer giant IBM to help see how it can reach various city goals, including reducing its carbon emissions over the next several decades.
Corporate giants Boeing and Siemens have announced a new agreement between the two companies for a project that will bring smart grid technology to the U.S. Department of Defense.