June 6th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
When an electric vehicle (EV) comes off the road, what happens to the vehicle battery? The fate of the lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles is an important question for manufacturers, policy makers, and EV owners alike
December 20th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers in California have identified new siting strategies for solar panels and CSP facilities that could meet all the state's energy needs without taking up valuable agricultural land or affecting conservation areas.
November 22nd, 2017 | by James Ayre
The true "social cost of carbon" is more than double earlier estimates — with even just an updated accounting of the agricultural sector on its own more than doubling earlier estimates in aggregate — according to a new analysis from the University of California—Davis and Purdue University
June 13th, 2016 | by Sponsored Content
A society-wide transition to clean energy requires action on many levels. Private consumers, commercial-level consumers, institutions, and government need to aid [&hellip
October 27th, 2014 | by James Ayre
http://youtu.be/a7EL7PkxqLk Electric-car buyers are far more likely to rate their experiences at car dealerships negatively than buyers of non-electric vehicles, [&hellip
March 19th, 2014 | by James Ayre
A toilet that can transform human waste into biochar, powered by nothing but the sun, has been developed by researchers [&hellip
February 7th, 2014 | by James Ayre
A new process for the creation of gasoline-like fuels from cellulosic plant waste materials has been developed by researchers from [&hellip
June 3rd, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
(If you’ve read the intro 4 times already, just skip to the final 10 articles.) We’re trying to get more [&hellip
April 29th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
Right around the same time as Ford and KB Home teamed up to launch a smart home pilot project, Honda [&hellip
April 1st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
California’s clean energy economy is already America’s largest, but two bills making their way through the state legislature could open access to renewables for millions of utility customers – without any subsidies.
If passed, SB 43 and AB 104 would allow the 75% of California utility customers who can’t install their own on-site generation to subscribe to “shared” renewable energy projects of up to 20 megawatts (MW).
Advocates say a 500MW shared renewables pilot program within the state’s three largest utility service territories would create 7,000 green jobs, earn $60 million in state sales tax revenue, generate $2 billion in economic activity, and voluntarily surpass the state’s 33% renewable portfolio standard
January 30th, 2013 | by James Ayre
By utilizing an exotic form of silicon, silicon BC8, it is very likely possible to significantly raise the efficiency of [&hellip
January 15th, 2013 | by Jake Richardson
Researchers at UC-Davis and one at Sandia National Labs are exploring the use of cyanobacteria for making biofuels. At UC-Davis [&hellip
August 22nd, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
University of California, Davis has been named the most sustainable American college in the Sierra Club's Cool Schools report.
May 23rd, 2010 | by Susan Kraemer
Scientists testing how crops react in higher CO2 conditions than now – simulating conditions likely over the next 50 years, [&hellip
April 2nd, 2008 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
Editor’s note: Many investors see clean technology as a smart bet these days… but how do you get your cleantech [&hellip