First ever hybrid solar-coal power plant operating
Obama says US must shift cars, trucks off oil (Update 2)
President Barack Obama on Friday spoke of future cars that can go "coast to coast without using a drop of oil" and urged Congress to authorize spending $2 billion over the next decade to expand research into ...
Cheaper and cleaner electricity from wave-powered ships (w/ video)
Plastic solar cells pave way for clean energy industry
(Phys.org)—A Flinders University researcher has been developing a cheaper and faster way of making large-scale plastic solar cells using a lamination technique, paving the way for a lucrative new clean ...
Obama calls for investment in clean energy
US President Barack Obama called on Congress Saturday to invest more money in clean energy technologies and end multi-billion-dollar subsidies given each year to oil companies.
Clean energy could lead to scarce materials
As the world moves toward greater use of low-carbon and zero-carbon energy sources, a possible bottleneck looms, according to a new MIT study: the supply of certain metals needed for key clean-energy technologies.
Renewable energy costs falling: agency
Power from renewable energy sources is getting cheaper every year, according to a study released Wednesday, challenging long-standing myths that clean energy technology is too expensive to adopt.
Clean energy to grow into 1.6 trillion euros industry: WWF
The clean energy technology sector will grow into a 1.6 trillion-euro (2.4 trillion-dollar) industry by 2020, becoming the third largest industrial sector after automobiles and electronics, WWF said Friday.
Virtual exhibit shows off more than 100 renewable energy projects
Amazon, Apple, Twitter score low on clean energy: study
Amazon, Apple and Twitter were graded poorly Tuesday in a Greenpeace study of technology titans' use of clean energy to power the mushrooming Internet cloud, but Facebook, Google and Yahoo! won praise.
Asking the hard questions about climate change: Q&A with climate and geoengineering expert
David Keith is Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. The award-winning scientist, who was named one of ...
Cap-and-trade trumps taxes for clean tech adoption
A cap-and-trade system is more likely than a carbon tax system to trigger the adoption of clean energy technologies, according to a study by professor Yihsu Chen at the University of California, Merced.
Optical Society Launches Laser Anniversary Video
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the release of the video Lasers: Transforming Life, a special anniversary video highlighting the importance of lasers and laser technology.
Obama promotes clean energy; GOP hits Dem spending
(AP) -- Wind, solar and other clean energy technologies produce jobs and are essential for the country's environment and economy, President Barack Obama said in promoting his administration's efforts.