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Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Harrison Ford returns in Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

Harrison Ford returns to Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

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The Science Behind The Dress

Sustainable energy

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 online services in Ireland and Denmark.

4 days ago, 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, Illinois (approximately 110 miles south of Chicago).  This purchase represents the single...

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 made strides in energy efficiency and renewable power sourcing and the advocacy group now...

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 ripples for insurance providers. Given skyrocketing extreme-weather losses in recent years...

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 was untouched, undeveloped, inhabited only by birds and jungle critters. Back then, no one...

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 the previous four, highlighting only two specific initiatives: natural-gas fueling stations...

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 solar energy produced gets converted into credits for buying sustainable goods at a discount....

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 production from multiple sources. And yet, signs of uncertainty abound, especially with...

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 are making market headway, they are losing some ground at the same time. Two current events...

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 third fossil, a third nuclear and a third renewable would be sustainable and ethical. Having...

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 launching an online investing tool developed a company it bought last month. The California solar...

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 tough decisions as they debate ways to support green growth. Yet despite these hurdles,...

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 bankruptcy. The carmaker was the recipient of a half-billion dollar loan from Washington, for...

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 people

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 data center. The renewable energy proposal is part of Apple’s environment-friendly strategy.

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 provide an unlimited 24/7 supply of renewable power. Today, the curtain has been pulled back and...

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 a major splash over the weekend in CBS's 60 minutes. The fuel cell powered Bloom boxes are...

Feb 24 2010, 7:49am CST

Bloom Box by Bloom Energy set to revolutionize Clean Energy

Bloom Box by Bloom Energy set to revolutionize Clean Energy A Silicon Valley energy startup Bloom Energy goes public on CBS's 60 minutes (watch the segment below) with its new fuel cell technology called Bloom Box. The Bloom Box is supposed to power your home without beeing...

Feb 22 2010, 1:19am CST

Intel is the Biggest Buyer of Green Power in America

Intel is the Biggest Buyer of Green Power in America Intel announced today that it would purchase more than 1.3 billion kilowatt hours a year of renewable energy. This announcement will make Intel the single largest buyer of green power in the United States according to...

Jan 29 2008, 10:34am CST