MIT creates solar cell from grass clippings
A researcher at MIT has created solar panels from agricultural waste such as cut grass and dead leaves. In a few years, it'll be possible to stir some grass clippings into a bag of cheap chemicals, paint the mixture on your roof, and immediately star...
Nissan LEAF Sales Soar
Clever Optical Furnace Could Cut in Half the Energy Required...
This would mean cheaper solar cells, but they would also be more efficient thanks to other characteristics of this breakthrough optical furnace.
Wind Turbine Explodes Into Flames : Discovery News
A wind turbine in Scotland bursts into flames after the region is hammered by Atlantic storm.
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My CNBC Energy Opportunities Interview (VIDEO)
I noted about a month and a half ago that I was going to be interviewed for CNBC and Harvard Business Review's Energy Opportunities series. I was interviewed about a month ago now, at CNBC's studios in London, and the video has just been published. ...
Solar without the Panels - Technology Review
Utilities are using the sun's heat to boil water for steam turbines.
Solar powered station for electric cars
Renewable Energy: What It Is and Who Is Using It (Infographic)...
While the coal industry and BIg Oil still have a stronghold on the
Solar Power Fuels Protests Among Spanish Youth
Researchers put viruses to work to build a better solar...
Researchers use the proteins of a virus to act as a template for carbon …
Renewable Energy Passed Up Nuclear in 2010
Google invests in giant BrightSource solar project
Large-scale Ivanpah solar project gets $168 million from Google and finalizes $1.6 billion Department of Energy loan guarantee for three utility-scale concentrating solar plants in California. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Green Tech.
Human-Powered Suits Generate Electricity In Space
Environmental Engineering Internships Available at Dancing...