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Consumer Technology

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Award-Winning Inventor Makes Fuel from Plastic Bags

Published on February 14th, 2011 | by Michael Ricciardi

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What most of us see as the ubiquitous blight of modern convenience consumerism, i.e., littered plastic shopping bags, Japanese inventor Akinori Ito sees as the “fuel of the future”. Like most sensible inventions, Ito’s began with [&hellip... Read More


Energy Efficiency

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New Nanoscale Computer Runs on Energy Efficient Tiles

Published on February 12th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

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Researchers from Harvard and the non-proft MITRE Corporation have developed a prototype computer that uses molecular-level wire circuits positioned on nanoscale tiles instead of conventional transistors. Aside from opening the door to smaller, lighter computers, the [&hellip... Read More


Biofuels

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People Have Positive View of Solar and Wind Energy

Published on February 11th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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We’ve seen a number of polls showing that people like solar and wind energy, but here’s one more, which includes a few other interesting findings. A new poll by Pike Research has found that solar and [&hellip... Read More


Green Economy

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Power Station Ski Resort in Copenhagen

Published on February 8th, 2011 | by Tim Tyler

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This is a guest post by Mark Tyler. A very interesting concept has been proposed for a new waste-to-energy power station on the outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark. A company called Amagerforbraeding is looking to address the [&hellip... Read More


Cars

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Feel the Charge: the Chevy Volt Super Bowl Ad

Published on February 7th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

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Is the Chevy Volt gonna save the planet? Probably not anything that dramatic, but it may save GM, and save a lot of tons of CO2 in the process. Here’s the message Chevy sent out to [&hellip... Read More


Clean Transport

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Cleantech Politics News of the Week

Published on February 5th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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Here’s a wrap-up of some of the good or big cleantech (and dirty tech) politics stories we didn’t cover from the last week or so, to complement our wrap-ups of big solar and wind energy news [&hellip... Read More


Cars

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Other Cleantech News of the Last Week (or So)

Published on February 5th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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Along with earlier wrap-ups of cleantech politics news and solar and wind energy news, here’s a wrap-up of some other cleantech news of the past week or so. Cleantech a Major Reason Why Siemens is Making [&hellip... Read More


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