Japanese wire nikkei.net is running an exclusive interview with Panasonic president Fumio Ohtsubo.
Ordinary incandescent light bulbs can be made super-efficient using a laser process, say optics researchers at the University of Rochester.
By the end of the year, the German city of Lunen is set to be the first to have a dedicated biogas network fuelled by agricultural products including cow dung and horse manure.
A fusion ignition facility which uses the power of lasers to turn tiny hydrogen pellets into thermonuclear energy is to open in California today.
Equipment manufacturer Applied Materials said it's got approval for giant photovoltaic modules from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
Melting of the Greenland ice sheet this century may threaten the northeast US and Canada much more than previously thought.
Solar firm Spire said it is to branch out into making nanophotovoltaic devices and has secured a patent for its technology.
As climate change destroys habitats, scientists have been considering relocating species into more suitable environments but have been put off by fears of damaging the new ecosystem. Now, a group of researchers has come up with a tool to evalauate the potential success of such managed relocation.
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: General Motors is launching an electric Hummer claimed to produce near-zero emissions.
Australia is planning to build the world's largest solar power station, with three times the generating capacity of the California plant that has been the biggest to date.
Researchers claim they have found a way to create new technology
concepts for two of the most power hungry appliances in our homes –
refrigerators and air conditioners. Future cooling devices could
utilize water cooling and magnets.
UCLA researchers have developed a new, single-step method for producing transparent conductors, which may herald cheaper, more powerful electronic devices and flexible solar cells that could be incorporated into drapes.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - UCLA researchers have developed a new, single-step method for producing transparent conductors, which may herald cheaper, more powerful electronic devices and flexible solar cells that could be incorporated into drapes.
The credit crunch has put an end to the glory days of photo voltaic panels as the bottom drops out of the entire semiconductor market and governments have slashed subsidies on their citizens installing units.
A rubber wave power machine that looks like a giant swimming sea snake could soon be generating enough power for 50,000 homes in the UK.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added some details to
its strategy for increasing the supply of renewable fuels, mandated by
the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.
Yahoo is currently hosting a summit on business and human rights at its Sunnyvale campus. Journalists and social entrepreneurs from Africa, Asia and the Middle East are expected to discuss how they have used the Internet and social media to "support free expression and drive social change."
The company which can do no evil has hired a creature associated with the devil to mow its lawn.
A Chinese province has ordered government officials to smoke cigarettes in a bid to fight the credit crunch.
Opinion: Why electric and hybrid cars are an environmental dead-end.
It isn’t really a secret anymore that Ford is proud of its Fusion
Hybrid car and the fact that it is rated as the most fuel efficient
gasoline-powered midsize sedan in North America, but we have to admit
that the results of the most recent gas-mileage challenge is still
impressive. Using a stock car and some techniques that improve fuel
efficiency, the Fusion Hybrid ran 1445 miles on one tank of gas.