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Sustainable Building Techs Jump Into Public Policy

The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), a leading alliance of the building sector, is focusing on a new goal: proactive engagement with public…

4 Clean Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

Roy Wiesner, CEO of Hutchison-Kinrot, a global seed investor in clean-technology startups, says we should pay attention to these cleantech trends this year.

European Union Toots Clean-Energy Horn with 2020 Goals in Sight

The European Union is on track to meet its 2020 clean-energy goals, and some member states have already blown past their benchmarks.

U.S. Wind Energy Blasts Forward With New $9 Million Offshore Lease

Development of wind energy resources along the Atlantic coast took another giant step forward with the award of a new $9 million lease…

UPS: Investing in Innovative Technology Can Drive Sustainable Growth

Even as global political climates change, businesses are uniquely equipped to deliver innovative climate and efficiency solutions on a large scale, says Peter…

Intel Plunges Into the Self-Driving Car Market with $15 Billion Acquisition

Intel will acquire an Israel-based computer vision startup for $15.3 billion as it seeks a stake in the rapidly growing, but still untested,…

2016: Another Monumental Year for Clean Energy

The latest Sustainable Energy in America Report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows that the march toward a renewable energy future continues, unabated.

U.S. Energy Dept. Touts New ‘Solar Fuel’ Catalysts for the Hydrogen Economy

A dozen new catalysts offer opportunities to produce renewable hydrogen and other fuels using sunlight and water.

Elon Musk Promises a Fix for Australia’s Blackout Woes

Last week on social media, Elon Musk made an offer curb summer blackouts by installing battery storage systems across South Australia. And that's…

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Get a Boost from Tesla’s Elon Musk

The power of Tesla's EV charging network has spurned a new collaboration between Shell, Toyota and the state of California to bring more…

5 Ways to Design For Climate Change

Those who create the products and built environments of everyday life—from mechanical engineers to architects—have an important role to play by designing for…

This Self-Driving Truck Startup Has a Place For Human Drivers

A California startup claims it has a long-term solution to the trucking industry's ongoing labor shortage woes: self-driving trucks that haul freight across…

Scientists Invent Hydrogen-Sucking Sponge For Fuel Cell EVs

The fuel cell EV of the future could sport a cluster of nanoscale sponges to store hydrogen more efficiently than typical compression systems.

Tesla Charges Ahead with Plans for More Gigafactories

Tesla's cryptic plans to build three new 'gigafactories' turned heads, while confounding analysts who cannot believe the company continues to grow while losing…

A 100% Clean Energy Revolution: Town-by-Town, City-by-City and State-by-State

Local efforts are now poised to drive the country to a 21st-century energy infrastructure, with or without the federal government.