Sustainable Energy


10 Things to Know About Obama’s Clean Power Plan

10 Things to Know About Obama’s Clean Power Plan

The following are the 10 things to know about Obama’s climate change plan....

Aug 4 2015, 5:58am CDT

Solar Impulse Takes Off From Japan to Hawaii

Solar Impulse Takes Off From Japan to Hawaii

A solar airplane "Solar Impulse" has taken off after a forced landing from Japan. It is to cross the length of the Pa...

Jun 29 2015, 8:03am CDT

Leonardo DiCaprio Teams Up With Mark Ruffalo for a New Clean Energy Campaign

Leonardo DiCaprio Teams Up With Mark Ruffalo for a New Clean Energy Campaign

The campaign will focus on making renewable energy affordable and accessible...

Jun 21 2015, 6:55am CDT

Apple Plants Trees in China

Apple Plants Trees in China

Apple announced a new environmental initiative focused on China, where Apple is actually making their products....

May 11 2015, 12:54am CDT

Apple to invest $1.93 Billion to build Two European Data Centers powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Apple to invest $1.93 Billion to build Two European Data Centers powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Apple announced today that it will invest $1.93 billion (€1.7 billion) to build new state of the art facilities for Apple’s onl...

Feb 23 2015, 6:56am CST

IKEA Buys US Wind Farm

IKEA Buys US Wind Farm

IKEA announced this morning that it is buying its first wind farm in the United States, a 98 MW wind project in Hoopestown, Ill...

Apr 10 2014, 8:33am CDT

Does Amazon's Cloud Operation Lag On Green Credentials? Greenpeace Thinks So

Greenpeace says Amazon Cloud Operation Lags On Green Credentials

Facebook and Apple used to bear the brunt of Greenpeace’s ongoing campaign for cleaner data centers, but both companies have ma...

Apr 4 2014, 8:05am CDT

Insurers Have Huge Role As Clean Energy Investors

Insurers Have Huge Role As Clean Energy Investors

Conversations about climate change and the insurance industry usually focus on catastrophic storms and their damaging financial...

Mar 3 2014, 1:01pm CST

Richard Branson Launches A Green Energy Plan For The Caribbean

Richard Branson Launches A Green Energy Plan For The Caribbean

In 1979, when Richard Branson bought the 74-acre Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, he paid less than $300,000. It wa...

Feb 25 2014, 5:41pm CST

The State of the Union Focused on Fracking Gas

The State of the Union Focused on Fracking Gas

President Obama paid much less attention to energy and climate in last night’s fifth State of the Union address than he did in...

Jan 29 2014, 12:25am CST

Earn Credits For Buying Sustainable Goods when You Charge Your iPhone With Solar

Earn Credits For Buying Sustainable Goods when You Charge Your iPhone With Solar

Here is an interesting idea from a German startup: buy its solar panel and battery for charging your mobile gadgets, and the so...

Jan 28 2014, 11:07pm CST

 2014 Top 5 Climate and Energy Stories

2014 Top 5 Climate and Energy Stories

The U.S. energy picture has shifted dramatically in recent years. The country is currently enjoying booming domestic energy pro...

Jan 28 2014, 4:12am CST

Energy Storage: Winning/Losing In The Market

Energy Storage: Winning/Losing In The Market

Bottling up wind and solar energies would be a critical component of their success.  And while such energy storage devices...

Jan 27 2014, 9:25pm CST

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

I am all for a diverse energy portfolio and truly believe we can get to the 1/3-1/3-1/3 mix that we’ve put forward by 2040. A t...

Jan 18 2014, 1:46am CST

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

To broaden its fundraising base and support its growth, SolarCity said Wednesday it will tap new types of investors by launchin...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

Three Major Energy Themes to Watch in 2014

Three Major Energy Themes to Watch in 2014

Against a backdrop of surging subsidy deficits and public outcry against escalating energy bills, policymakers are faced with t...

Jan 7 2014, 11:36am CST

Fisker's Bankruptcy Reminds Us Fossil Fuels Are Here To Stay

Fisker's Bankruptcy Reminds Us Fossil Fuels Are Here To Stay

Last month, electric car start-up Fisker Automobile became the latest government-backed green energy company to file for bankru...

Dec 22 2013, 8:11am CST

Apple to Begin Constructing A New Manufacturing Plant in Arizona

Apple to Begin Constructing A New Manufacturing Plant in Arizona

Apple informs that it will start building its new manufacturing plant in Arizona which will ultimately employ thousands of peop...

Nov 5 2013, 7:22am CST

Apple Plans to Build a Solar Panel Farm for Nevada Data Center in Reno

Apple Plans to Build a Solar Panel Farm for Nevada Data Center in Reno

Apple has made certain plans for its data center in Reno, Nevada. It wants to set up a solar panel farm for this particular dat...

Jul 2 2013, 6:44am CDT

How CES 2011 Will Save the Environment

How CES 2011 Will Save the Environment

The 5 Coolest Eco-Friendly Products...

Dec 16 2010, 12:15pm CST

Bloom Energy Blossoms Into The World

Bloom Energy Blossoms Into The World

Sitting quietly in the shadows for eight years, Bloom Energy has been developing a new kind of fuel cell, one that could provid...

Feb 24 2010, 3:05pm CST

Bloom Energy breaks Cover Today

Bloom Energy breaks Cover Today

Silicon Valley based clean energy start-up Bloom Energy will leave their stealth mode at 10am pacific today. Bloom Energy made...

Feb 24 2010, 7:49am CST