Biofuel crops come to Ohio, Pennsylvania

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.


Biomass air fuel looks ready for take off

Biofuels have moved from simply fueling cars to fueling fighter jets and now commercial planes.

Mongo size solar energy evolves in California

Ground has been broken on what will reportedly become the world’s largest solar facility. 



Google and Citi increase wind power investments

Remember the other day how we mentioned search engine powerhouse Google has dumped something like $680 million into various clean energy projects? 



Team finds new source of green electricity

University of Minnesota engineers say they've discovered a completely new way of generating electricity.

Solar power feeds into Israeli power grid

The desert might seem like the most obvious place to take advantage of solar power, but most view the space as barren wasteland.

KLM fuels planes with old cooking oil

Next time you enjoy a plate of pommes frites, you can feel smug that you're doing your bit for the environment. Dutch airline KLM has announced plans to use recycled cooking oil to fuel planes on its Paris to Amsterdam route.

This EV is inspired by Star Wars

The Star Wars prequels have stirred up a lot of things, but even if you loathe the most recent movies, we think you’ll enjoy this electric vehicle the films inspired.

Large solar project planned by McGraw-Hill

Publisher McGraw-Hill, along with NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), announced plans recently to build what is said will be the largest privately-owned and net-metered solar project in the Western Hemisphere. 



Energy savings helps military make money

The U.S. military has put an increasing emphasis on eco-friendly ops in recent years, and now Fort George G. Meade in Maryland is joining that effort.

Concept tablet recharges via finger energy


Recently, Designboom offered a challenge to designers: imagine future computing. 



European solar worth $10 billion to Chinese


China, China, China - yup, we know, we write a lot about that country's green technology advances. 

It isn't a perfect world over there, with trade issues around wind power and all being just one hiccup of many.

Tiny solar power bikini a one off wonder

Despite its general lack of, um, surface area, a new "photovoltaic bikini" designed by Andrew Schneider apparently provides enough power to run your MP3 player.



Biofuel production worth billions to Shell

We find it interesting to watch some of the changes that big oil is making as the world demonstrates its commitment to developing renewable and clean energy sources.

China high speed rail ready for business


China looks on schedule to officially launch what is said to be the world’s longest single high speed rail. 

Whiskey becomes unique biofuel in Scotland


Fans of Scotch whiskey can now sip on their drink with the satisfaction of knowing that the beverage they are consuming may have helped generate renewable energy, feed some animals and take a chunk out of carbon emissions.



Tiny harvesters power intelligent aircraft bodies

Airplane designers have been working on sensor networks something like the human nervous system, which would run throughout the body shell and report directly to engineers when maintenance is required.

China is now the world's top energy user

When it comes to topics of energy, China certainly has been making plenty of headlines. 



Electric car chargers come to Google campus




Technology giant Google has installed more than seventy charging stations at its main campus in Mountain View, California. 



Volkswagen hovercraft is a concept dream

21-year-old designer Yuhan Zhang has been generating some serious online buzz for her concept vehicle dubbed the "Volkswagen Aqua."