Living in a genuine big city for the first time, I’ve come to appreciate the beauty and significance of a skyline.
Over the past 10 years, the negative effects of climate change have become vastly more apparent. Superstorms, extreme heat, floods and tornadoes are all complications caused by a planet that’s warmer and more polluted than ever before.
Accurate information about what’s going on at home – both outside and in – is key when seeking energy savings.
100,000 plug-in electric vehicles sold in over the last two years. That’s what advocacy group Plug In America recently celebrated with an Alabama man who purchased said vehicle a short ago. It was an ironic choice though, representing one of the lesser well selling of this classification of vehicle here in the United States.
Are you a wanderluster? Do you sometimes look around at your stuff and your life, and feel the itch to strike out on the open road.
The jury’s still out on the Qbotix solar tracking system, the one that uses a robot that runs along on what looks like a Lilliputian monorail to adjust the panels so they’re getting maximum sun exposure.
BMW has driven a long road towards the development of production-ready electric vehicles for its worldwide audience. Looking back over our archives, we note the first instance we reported on being word of the German automaker testing out its ActiveE electric vehicle concept back in December of 2009.
Ever been planning a party and wished that you could open up some extra space by eliminating a few unnecessary walls? Ever wished you could swivel your home to avoid the late afternoon heat that pours through South-facing windows?
Bluebird Electric out of the United Kingdom aims to "capture the world land speed record for electric vehicles."
One of my favorite things about reporting on clean technology trends, is watching the change in design perspective.
The unveiling of college student designed and built solar cars for the upcomingWorld Solar Challenge continues with the debut from the University of Cambridge of Resolution.
Could you live in a single room house? I’m guessing more than one of us has spent time in a tiny apartment, but we sure didn’t like it. The idea of building a one-room house seems archaic and claustrophobic, but maybe that’s because we’re looking at the idea of rooms all wrong.
The race to develop fuel cell vehicles for what automakers hope will be an interested consumer audience has mildly been heating up of late.
Unveiling of vehicles for the upcoming World Solar Challenge - an 1,800-mile, week-long endurance contest across the continent of Australia that takes place every other fall and makes use of college built solar powered cars – looks to be kicking into full swing now.
Lithium ion batteries are at the energetic heart of almost all things tech, from cell phones to tablets to electric vehicles. That’s because they are a proven technology, light, long-lasting and powerful. But they aren’t perfect.
Would fuel cell vehicles be more appealing to you if they had a fuel source that was comparable to the best light-weight diesel engines? Or, more simply put, could offer you the equivalent of 300,000 driven miles?
The world of college solar powered cars is getting busy these days. The University of Michigan, a top flight competitor in this space, just recently introduced its latest racer for the upcoming World Solar Challenge.
A discovery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison may represent a significant advance in the quest to create a "hydrogen economy" that would use this abundant element to store and transfer energy.
Already a significant solar player in North Carolina, where two 20-megawatt arrays feed a data center, Apple is taking on a big photovoltaic project in Nevada – this one 18 megawatts – to help power a new Reno-area data center.
A new electric, self-balancing unicycle was recently unveiled by the folks from Mobbo. It may actually not be that new, however, as it strongly resembles a very similar device we covered back in 2011.