In the aftermath of Sandy, mobile solar power – both on a fairly big scale and the cell-phone charging level – came to the rescue of some powerless residents.
A majority of the highly energy-efficient homes you see on Earthtechling’s pages cost more to build than the average new US home.
Chemists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory say they can now explain one of the remaining mysteries of photosynthesis, the chemical process by which plants convert sunlight into usable energy and generate the oxygen that we breathe.
The push by Mercedes-Benz into having more green car options available in its consumer fleet upped by one this week as the German automaker unveiled at the 2013 New York Auto Show an all-electric car for its B-Class compact luxury line.
Most people have heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. What few people realize is this floating island of plastic waste is just one of five that now exist around the world.
Up to this point Nissan’s strategy in green car deployment in the United States has focused mostly on the all-electric Leaf.
KTM, as European mobility brands go, has a lot of history behind it. The Austrian company, founded in 1934, today makes its name known mostly through its off road motorcycles.
Classic car designs are just that, classic. Throw in some green tech under the hood though and you’ve got perhaps the perfect melding of old school look and feel alongside next generation carbon reduction and fuel savings engineering.
While most of us are welcoming spring and waiting eagerly for summer, the crew at the Concordia research base in Antarctica have settled into their homes and are ready for the cold, long winter ahead.
After a long day, fantasies about riding off into the sunset are hard to squash. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just leave it all behind for a life of simplicity on the back of a bike?
A team of Harvard scientists has succeeded in measuring the magnetic charge of single particles of matter and antimatter more accurately than ever before.
Two forthcoming research papers question whether or not the nature of a vacuum remains static.
Our attention turns to the San Diego, California region where niche electric car company Epic EV recently unveiled its TORQ Roadster. A three wheel design, it is said to offer a driving range of up to 100 miles per charge, depending upon driving conditions, and will price for a hefty $65,000 (starting).
Electrified race cars are now in vogue among automakers.
A cheap electric car, at least by American standards, that doesn’t feel and act like an over-glorified golf cart?
At the 2013 eVolo Skyscraper Competition, a trippy entry called Big Wood made waves and earned an Honorable Mention.
Researchers at the UAB's Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB) and the Institute of Marine Sciences (ICM-CSIC), have analyzed the potential of different species of microalgae for producing biodiesel.
As we previously discussed, the Toyota Camry Hybrid was slapped with a slight price hike for model year 2013 along with the Prius c hatchback and mid-size Highlander Hybrid SUV. So what, exactly, do we get for the extra $130?
Back in 2009 Volkswagen debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show what might someday be its first true electric production car for the consumer masses.
The University of Michigan solar car team – a perennial power in national and international design competitions – is facing a new challenge this year: It needs to get real.