November 11th, 2013 | by Susanna Schick
Last week, we covered the inaugural CleantechLA Global Showcase. With an 87% success rate, it's no wonder the LA Cleantech Incubator's babies provided a day of very exciting presentations. The companies presented some very exciting technologies, from a new type of lithium battery that lasts longer than any currently on the market to a fascinating new turbine inspired by the Fibonacci principle. The full list of presenting companies is in the program, here. The keynote on day 1 was presented by Matt Petersen, Los Angeles's first Chief Sustainability Officer.
January 21st, 2013 | by Chelsea
Visiting the Grand Canyon is the trip of a lifetime. Trying to take in the natural beauty of the Southwest [&hellip
December 8th, 2011 | by Andrew
Investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency and "smart" energy technology surpassed the trillion-dollar milestone recently, while investments in renewable energy power plants are surpassing that for their fossil fuel counterparts, according to the latest reports from Bloomberg New Energy Finance
October 16th, 2011 | by Andrew
If successful, FuelCell Energy's system will separate and capture 90% or more of the CO2 emitted from a coal-fired power plant's flue stream. The CO2, along with hydrogen 'reformed' from natural gas, will be used to drive a fuel cell that produces clean electricity that will add to the plant's energy output. Nitrogen oxides (NOX), another potent greenhouse gas, will also be captured, but destroyed in the process. Emissions from the fuel cell system: water
July 23rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Some more cleantech news of the week. Enjoy!
July 18th, 2011 | by Tim Tyler
In an effort to stop air pollution from coal-fired power plants in the eastern United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has created a new regulation that replaces a 2005 regulation known as the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR).
June 19th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor
Paul Browning, Vice President at General Electric, came out this past week saying that a move to natural gas and renewable energy will be the global long-term trend.
At one level, this is a rather uncontroversial statement. The major options for electricity generation include coal, natural gas, nuclear and renewable energy options like wind, solar, hydro and biomass
March 9th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
In many parts of the world, onshore wind power is now completely cost-competitive with coal.
June 2nd, 2009 | by Jeff Kart
Right now, there’s no wind in the Great Lakes, but lots of talk. There’s a bit of money, too, totaling [&hellip
January 16th, 2009 | by Ariel Schwartz
Earlier this week, CleanBoard started talking publicly about what it calls “the most environmentally friendly drywall on earth.” That’s quite [&hellip
April 24th, 2008 | by Sarah Lozanova
With dwindling fossil fuel supplies, coal has been viewed as the energy source of last resort. This outlook is changing [&hellip
March 27th, 2008 | by Sarah Lozanova
One of the most common arguments against large-scale use of renewable energy is that it cannot produce a steady, [&hellip