October 31st, 2011 | by Andrew
Prolific inventor and Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur Kent Kernahan and partners believe they're on to a way for US inventors, and local governments and communities to play a direct, pivotal role in revitalizing US manufacturing and job growth. Through their latest ventures, Ideal PV and Locally Grown Power, they're looking to leverage Kernahan's latest solar power innovations in building solar PV panel plants with local governments and community groups that will produce and consume clean, renewable power locally and sustainably over the long term
October 25th, 2011 | by Silvio Marcacci
One estimate says more than 600,000 EVs could be on U.S. roads by 2014, but that’s a speck in the rear-view mirror compared to the 140 million passenger cars Americans already drive. And, high vehicle costs combined with range anxiety makes many consumers leery to get off gasoline. So is the EV industry accelerating or running out of juice?
energyNOW! correspondent Lee Patrick Sullivan looked at the independent carmakers and big auto companies trying to charge up the transition to EVs and convince American drivers that going electric is really worth it
October 23rd, 2011 | by Breath on the Wind
If Chris Paine's earlier movie, "Who Killed the Electric Car" was about people being deprived of their vehicles and used as pawns in a struggle between Government regulations and established business, then his latest film, "Revenge of the Electric Car" is about the Kings.
October 13th, 2011 | by Tina Casey
As the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations unfold, Twitter has established itself as an important form of social media for communicating about the movement, just as it has done during the course of the Arab Spring uprisings. However, if you go and take a look at what is actually happening on the ground, a more full picture of the impact of Internet-based communications emerges.
October 6th, 2011 | by Silvio Marcacci
A typical NFL stadium uses enough electricity in a year to power about 1,000 average U.S. homes, leaving some football teams with annual power bills of more than a million dollars
August 24th, 2011 | by Silvio Marcacci
The ongoing protest against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project is picking up momentum, and serious star power. In an exclusive interview, actress and environmental advocate Daryl Hannah told energyNOW! that she’s joining the protest outside the White House this week.
More than 200 people have been arrested since the protest began on August 20, and sit-ins are planned to run through September 3rd, the day a decision is expected on the proposal from the U.S. State Department
August 4th, 2011 | by Silvio Marcacci
When President Obama signed into law a compromise plan to increase the $14.3 trillion U.S. debt ceiling this week, he authorized nearly $2.5 trillion in cuts over the next decade. This massive budget reduction means numerous government agencies and funding programs are the chopping block, but what will it mean for energy and environment funding?
energyNOW! interviewed National Journal reporter Coral Davenport to discuss the new reality of environmental and energy-related cuts.
July 8th, 2011 | by Aaron Fown
Sometimes, the best technologies are the ones that are largely developed, but have yet to be widely embraced. An excellent example is the monolithic dome technology, developed over the past several decades by the Monolithic Dome Institute and their head inventor, David South
November 18th, 2009 | by Susanna Schick
Laura Kurgan, Chris Jordan, Lorrie Vogel and Assaf Biderman – Pop!Tech 2009 – Camden, ME In Part One, Lorrie Vogel [&hellip
November 16th, 2009 | by Susanna Schick
This impressive footprint is Nike’s Considered Air Jordan XX3, their first basketball shoe designed using the Considered Ethos. Lorrie Vogel [&hellip
July 22nd, 2009 | by Tom Savage
[social_buttons] Earlier this week, I was lucky enough to interview Andrew Winston, the author of ‘Green to Gold‘, a seminal [&hellip
April 3rd, 2009 | by Jennifer Kho
Wilmington, Mass.-based fuel-cell company Lilliputian Systems, which announced it raised $28 million this week, wants to set the record straight. [&hellip
March 19th, 2009 | by Jennifer Kho
Think of the Czech Republic and you’re more likely to think of beer, castles or Kafka than solar power. But [&hellip
March 6th, 2009 | by Jennifer Kho
Looking for a green job and wondering where they are? Well, as job hunters flood the usual suspects — such [&hellip
March 5th, 2009 | by Jennifer Kho
Last night was a long one for Los Angeles solar power aficionados, and the wait’s not over yet. The fate [&hellip
February 20th, 2009 | by Matthew Phelan
The data comparing VIVACE to conventional power sources has to be seen to be believed
March 13th, 2008 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
Editor’s note: On Monday, Ecopreneurist’s lead writer Leah Edwards published this post on approaching venture capital firms with a cleantech [&hellip
March 9th, 2008 | by Carol Gulyas
On Friday I spoke with CEO Glenn Farris about his company, Biomass Gas & Electric. CleanTechnica: What does your company [&hellip
February 10th, 2008 | by Carol Gulyas
Interview: Dr. W.S. Sampath at CSU has developed new “thin film” solar technology Thin film has been the holy grail [&hellip