Japanese giant Sumitomo Electric has developed a prototype car which uses a superconducting motor.
Software goliath Microsoft has introduced software which will tell you how green you are. And save you money in the process.
The British government has launched a £25 million national trial of electric cars, the biggest such trial in the world.
The US Climate Change Science Program, a research project led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Department of Commerce, has published dramatic new findings on climate change and its impact on the United States. It is the most stark report yet published by the US government, indicating that the pace of global warming can be slowed, but not stopped or reversed.
Imagine the New York sky filled with giant kites - like a bigger, better version of the famous Kabul festival.
Japanese giant Mitsubishi will launch a lithium ion electric car in July, but promises that's only the start.
Tesla said it has just delivered the 500th unit of its Lotus Elise-based all-electric Roadster.
Japanese wire nikkei.net is running an exclusive interview with Panasonic president Fumio Ohtsubo.
Ordinary incandescent light bulbs can be made super-efficient using a laser process, say optics researchers at the University of Rochester.
By the end of the year, the German city of Lunen is set to be the first to have a dedicated biogas network fuelled by agricultural products including cow dung and horse manure.
A fusion ignition facility which uses the power of lasers to turn tiny hydrogen pellets into thermonuclear energy is to open in California today.
Equipment manufacturer Applied Materials said it's got approval for giant photovoltaic modules from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
Melting of the Greenland ice sheet this century may threaten the northeast US and Canada much more than previously thought.
Solar firm Spire said it is to branch out into making nanophotovoltaic devices and has secured a patent for its technology.
As climate change destroys habitats, scientists have been considering relocating species into more suitable environments but have been put off by fears of damaging the new ecosystem. Now, a group of researchers has come up with a tool to evalauate the potential success of such managed relocation.
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: General Motors is launching an electric Hummer claimed to produce near-zero emissions.
Australia is planning to build the world's largest solar power station, with three times the generating capacity of the California plant that has been the biggest to date.
Researchers claim they have found a way to create new technology
concepts for two of the most power hungry appliances in our homes –
refrigerators and air conditioners. Future cooling devices could
utilize water cooling and magnets.
UCLA researchers have developed a new, single-step method for producing transparent conductors, which may herald cheaper, more powerful electronic devices and flexible solar cells that could be incorporated into drapes.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - UCLA researchers have developed a new, single-step method for producing transparent conductors, which may herald cheaper, more powerful electronic devices and flexible solar cells that could be incorporated into drapes.
The credit crunch has put an end to the glory days of photo voltaic panels as the bottom drops out of the entire semiconductor market and governments have slashed subsidies on their citizens installing units.