While the GOP controlled House was busy slashing clean energy program budgets last week, a Senate subcommittee was occupied with drafting a bill that, among other efforts, aims to make solar power system installations faster and cheaper for the nation.
MIT reckons it's overcome one of the biggest barriers to the acceptance of electric cars - the time it takes recharging them - while at the same time halving the cost of batteries.
International aid and cooperation between former Cold War foes is a beautiful thing, especially when it’s focused on making the planet a greener place.
You probably thought you'd never see the day, but the headline is true - there's an all-electric Hummer and you can have one.
Is the green car industry pushing forward with unbridled optimism at the moment despite lackluster sales?
An organization called Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest (SAFN) has released a ten-month study suggesting a sustainable aviation biofuel industry could be created in America’s Pacific Northwest.
From medical centers to schools and hotels, all kinds of different buildings are pursuing and achieving LEED green building certification.
Automaker Toyota has announced a new on-sale date for its new Prius V.
We first noted the vehicle’s specifications at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, originally planned to become available later this summer.
Think you're doing the right thing by using biodegradeable products? Think again.
Open-air e-waste dismantling sites should be banned, say researchers, as new evidence shows they pollute the atmosphere and could have a significant effect on human health.
It's been known for a while that global warming speeds the decomposition of organic matter in soil, speeding up carbon dioxide release.
After 2009's dip in carbon emissions caused by the world economic crisis, levels hit a record high last year.
Two of the Air Force’s Thunderbirds aerial team members recently flew their F-16s in a Department of Defense aerial team show running on a blend of camelina-based biofuel and regular jet fuel.
Findings from a new consumer study from Accenture suggest that the majority of global buyers are willing to purchase an electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid.
FCI, a global electric connector manufacturer, has signed a partnership with Formulec to sponsor its Formula 1 electric race car.
Scientists at MIT, Tel Aviv University and the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory say they've found a way to use algae to make four times as much fuel as before.
It stands to reason that remanufacturing a product – rather than manufacturing a new one from scratch – saves energy. Right?
It could soon be possible to use bacteria to generate energy, following a discovery by scientists at the University of East Anglia.
Hydrogen could end up playing a big role in the world’s future energy production.
French automaker Renault has opened reservations for its Twizy electric vehicle, which is manufactured in Spain and expected to go on-sale in the European market sometime at the end of this year.