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GM Leads in Clean-Energy Patents

GM received 135 clean-energy patents last year, more than any other company. General Motors General Motors received more clean-energy patents last year than any other organization, according to the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index of…



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Replacing Foreign Oil With Biofuel

Increasing biofuel production could reduce American dependance on foreign oil. (cc) Tredford01 Feeling the pain at the pumps? In the United States, it’s commonly held that part of the problem is the country’s dependance on…



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U.S. Wind Industry Shows Strong Growth In 2011

The U.S. wind industry continues to show strong growth. (cc) David Grant The U.S. wind power industry installed 1,100 MW of new capacity in the first quarter of 2011 alone and entered the second quarter…


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Solar Power Array at Tucson Water Treatment Facility

Tucson Water’s new SunPower solar photovoltaic Tracker array. Tucson Water The City of Tucson, Arizona has doubled its solar power capacity with the completion of a a 1-megawatt, ground-mounted solar power system at the Tucson…


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2-Megawatt WindFloat Offshore Wind Power Project in Portugal

Principle Power’s WindFloat offshore wind power floating support structure. Principle Power Principle Power, Energias de Portugal (EDP), and InovCapital – Sociedade de Capital de Risco, SA have signed a project agreement and turnkey contract for…


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Funding to Develop Advanced Hydropower Technologies

Facilities like the Hoover Dam will benefit from government funding for advanced hydropower technologies. (cc) Thierry The U.S. Department of Energy and the Department of the Interior are jointly providing $26.6 million in funding for…


The Garden

When Daisy, a hot-house flower, moves into the great outdoors, she meets a world full of quirky flowers and insects. Follow them on their adventures as together they discover a garden full of fun, excitement, and mystery.



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More Electric Vehicle Charging Options for European Drivers

Coulomb Technologies’ ChargePoint CT2500 supports the MIFARE-based transportation card. Coulomb Technologies Coulomb Technologies, provider of electric vehicle charging solutions, is expanding its ChargePoint Network with advanced features specifically designed for the European market. The ChargePoint…