Uncle Sam’s not writing the check, but a coming infusion of cash into the cleantech sector via the private sector is nothing to sneeze at.
Not to be outdone by the Army or Air Force, the Navy is also focusing on being environmentally friendly.
New research from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council confirms that strong consumer demand combined with rebates are driving installation of photovoltaics, solar heating and concentrating solar technologies.
The decrease in global warming between 1998 and 2008 - often cited as evidence against man-made climate change - was actually caused by an increase in coal use in China, a study has found.
Fewer buses belching black smoke out their tailpipes seems like a winning idea to us and the federal government seems to agree.
Kyocera has been doing some interesting things of late, mainly around solar.
The small island of El Hierro – iron in Spanish – is located in the Canary Islands 1,500 miles off the coast of Spain.
North Pacific fish are eating tens of thousands of tons of plastic debris, say researchers from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.
Engineering researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered a new alloy capable of converting heat directly into electricity.
Trek Aerospace is one of those laid back Silicon Valley companies people have likely seen an invention of in action, but didn't know it was developed by them.
Warming oceans are triggering an enormous movement of marine species, say scientists, and could threaten North Atlantic fishing stocks.
With recent news indicating that both solar and wind power generation is on the the rise and looking stronger every year, it might be natural to wonder if renewable energy is dethroning fossil-fuel based electricity production.
A central issue of the food vs. fuel debate has long been the use of farmland for growing crops for biofuels.
Scientists claim the first test-tube burger will be ready in about a year.
The USDA will establish a new Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) for the creation of a biomass facility at the Port of Ashtabula, as well as convert acres of land across Ohio and Pennsylvania for biomass crops.
Biofuels have moved from simply fueling cars to fueling fighter jets and now commercial planes.
Ground has been broken on what will reportedly become the world’s largest solar facility.
Remember the other day how we mentioned search engine powerhouse Google has dumped something like $680 million into various clean energy projects?
University of Minnesota engineers say they've discovered a completely new way of generating electricity.
The desert might seem like the most obvious place to take advantage of solar power, but most view the space as barren wasteland.