Researchers at MIT have enlisted viruses to help assemble solar cells and improve their performance.
An MIT team has improved on existing systems to allow people in water-starved countries to harvest water from fog.
Chip Yates, the racer and designer of a 240 horsepower, 400 pounds of torque electric motorcycle, is claiming that his vehicle is the world’s fastest, having reached a top speed of 190.6 miles per hour.
The American Automobile Association has released its top choices for green cars in honor of this year’s Earth Day.
We first reported on start-up automaker Genovation earlier this year when they announced the development of a green car called the G2.
Late last month a new type of solar thermal power plant was inaugurated in Carboneras, Spain.
The Tim Palen Studio at Shadow Mountain is more than futuristic-looking new structure in the Mojave Desert (near Joshua Tree, California) - it’s a prototype of a 2nd generation pre-fab home design based on the ubiquitous shipping container.
Researchers have found that ozone can be reduced when electric vehicle charging is done at night.
We’ve been keeping a close eye on the Shepherd’s Flat wind farm in rural Oregon, not just because it is right in our backyard, but because it is poised to become the world’s largest wind farm as well.
CRP Racing has debuted its new electric motorcycle - the eCRP 1.4.
Siemens has announced its scientists, like the one with the slightly crazed look below, have created the "Ambient Energy Harvester."
The controversy over the use of biofuel as an alternative and renewable energy source may soon get even more heated.
A new discovery by scientists could lead to solar power without the usual semiconductor-based solar cells.
A new study out recently from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) suggests kneecapping high speed rail on the federal level might not be the best move at the moment.
President Obama’s dream of high speed rail (HSR) in the U.S. may have been gutted for the year as part of federal budget deals, but other parts of the world continue to march forward with their plans.
California-based electric vehicle company T3 Motion has announced the completion of its prototype called the R3, which was previously known as the GT3.
Thirty-four different companies have come together to create a Japanese, all-electric prototype vehicle called the SIM-LEI which claims to have an impressive range of over 200 miles on a single charge.
We’ve reported on a veritable landslide of electric vehicle (EV) related hubbub from manufacturers and federal agencies.
Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 (IE 9) claims to conserve power in ways that no other modern browsers have before.
Demand for rare earth metals in high-tech products is higher than ever, as they are used in everything from smartphones to missiles. Indeed, the price of some rare earth elements skyrocketed by 500% over the last year.