December 18th, 2017 | by Danny Parker
What are the energy efficiency prospects for the public at large in electricity-intensive Florida? Given its poor efficiency position relative to California, wouldn’t it benefit from a big effort? Yes, it would, but . .
December 6th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Freight Farms converts insulated shipping containers into Leafy Green Machines, hydroponic gardens that can grow up to 4 tons of fresh, sustainable food each year in a space only 40 feet long and 8 feet wide.
December 4th, 2017 | by Kyle Field
The team at Liter of Light led by Illac Diaz is embarking on a "Journey of Light" around the world to share their powerful message, engage new volunteers, and raise funds to scale the solution up even further
November 15th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
This has been building for a while, but this week's call to action from 15,000 world scientists pushed me up the final step that led to this article
November 12th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard
Seven concepts -- fungibility, ubiquity, loose coupling, electronics outperforming the physical, human nature, economics and the future already being here -- make it clear that the future is electric
November 12th, 2017 | by Carolyn Fortuna
School districts around the U.S. are looking for cost savings through energy efficiency measures
November 11th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli
I just moved into a new house, and my housemate and I have differing ideas of how bright the kitchen should be. At first, this meant we were constantly climbing onto the counter to unscrew/screw in the kitchen bulbs to dim or brighten the kitchen as needed. Not the most logical solution, I know
November 7th, 2017 | by James Ayre
The birthplace of Saint Francis — Assisi, Italy — is now working to reduce its carbon emissions by at least 40% by 2030, the city's mayor Stefania Proietti has revealed
October 30th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
Missed some stories on CleanTechnica this past week? Of course you did — no one can read them all!
See what people were most enticed to read, and click through to some of the stories if they tickle your fancy or you just want to see where the discussions in the comment threads went
October 30th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
The next Zayed Future Energy Prize is around the corner already, and a wealth of high school innovation and inspiration will again be highlighted on the same stage as some of the world's most famous and influential cleantech leaders
October 28th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
The 2018 ZFEP finalists in the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME), Nonprofit categories, and Global High Schools categories have just been announced
October 25th, 2017 | by Kyle Field
Philips has released two new LED bulbs for residential use that have the potential to add some fun and personality to your space.
We have reviewed Philips LED bulbs in the past and had a great experience, so when the team at Philips reached out to us about the new bulbs, we eagerly agreed to run them through the paces
August 19th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
Walmart founder Sam Walton once said businesses should focus on what customers want and then deliver it. It may sound obvious, but when it comes to eco-friendly consumer goods, it’s taken marketers a while to figure it out.
August 16th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
Clean air and a livable climate are inalienable human rights. And solving this crisis is not a question of politics. It is a question of our own survival
July 27th, 2017 | by John Farrell
Last summer, I saw a presentation on “deep decarbonization” that outlined necessary changes in the US economy in order to sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The presentation was fascinating, offering some very specific elements to focus our attention. For example, the following graphic shows the average number of replacements for various infrastructure types prior to the typical deadline of 2050. A hot water heater might be swapped three times by 2050, providing several opportunities to make it more efficient or switch its fuel source. Conversely, a power plant might be replaced once (if at all), and a new home is likely to still be in use past the 2050 deadline
July 14th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The global installation of smart street lights is expected to go through tremendous growth over the next decade, according to a new report from Navigant Research, up from an install base of 6.3 million in 2017 to nearly 73 million in 2026.
July 14th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
The Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS developed the Energy Innovation Snapshot showcasing Canadian energy projects. The site helps leading energy solution providers connect with prospective buyers and investors around the world
July 4th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Philips Lighting has become the first major international company to secure renewable electricity through renewable energy certificates in the Gulf region, one more step in the company's goal towards sourcing 100% of its energy needs from renewable energy sources.
May 20th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
A year ago, BMW's carsharing program known as ReachNow folded up shop in San Francisco and moved to Seattle. The service began with 370 cars, including electric BMW i3 sedans and conventional 3 Series and MINI offerings. A year later, the ReachNow fleet has grown to more than 700 cars and expanded to Portland and Brooklyn. It now has more than 50,000 members
March 29th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Swedish furniture (and everything else) giant Ikea has announced the introduction of its own new smart lighting system which it hopes will compete with more expensive solutions like Philips Hue and LIFX.