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Ford’s New Hybrid Police Car Promises Huge Fuel Savings for Municipalities

Ford introduced what it calls the first hybrid police car in the industry. The new hybrid Responder is twice as fuel-efficient as the…

Creative Ways to Make Solar Pay Back for Commercial Buildings

Local permitting challenges and utility demand rates can lower the rate of return on a commercial solar project. But solutions abound!

Two Keys to Successful Commercial Solar

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth explains how utilities use demand charges to put a cloud over customer-owned solar power.

The Next Big Thing in Renewable Energy for Homeowners

Capacity for home energy-storage technologies continues to rise while costs go down. This will make solar a no-brainer for many families.

Amazon Invests In Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Amazon's new zero-emission forklift deal could usher in a new future for hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, off-street and on.

Residential Solar: Competition Can Create Confusion

Rather than increasing consumer confidence, competition among solar installers might be undermining sales.

Toyota Makes A Bold Pitch For Hydrogen Fuel Cell Mirai

The new outdoor ad campaign for Toyota's hydrogen-powered Mirai combines the old-school billboard platform with a high-tech twist.

Architects and Industry Collaborate on Health in the Built Environment

Is this product safe? Healthy? Architects and specifiers want detailed information about building materials and product ingredients, while innovation requires using materials in…

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.