You want to save money. Utilities want you to conserve energy. Middle-man Opower thinks it can satisfy everyone with a brand-new platform designed to get people excited, yes excited, about energy conservation.
SolarReserve, a U.S. based solar energy developer has succeeded in closing a $586 million equity and debt round of financing for two South African clean-energy projects.
Tesla's Model S has been named Motor Trend's car of the year -- the first electric car to get the nod in Motor Trend's 64-year history.
After five years of research and development, View reveals its smart windows that automatically adapt to outside conditions.
Although it made only a few hundred cars in the third quarter, Tesla says its production facilities have reached a turning point and are now able to produce 20,000 or more cars per year.
LightSail has earned some heavyweight support from both venture capital firms and angel investors, including Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
AutoGrid, a Bay Area-based startup founded in 2011, pulled in $9 million to develop its "big data" technology to help utilities and businesses control their energy usage.
Last week, Elon Musk responded to accusations -- and lawsuits -- from traditional car dealers, who claim that Tesla's factory-owned showrooms violate federal and state automobile sales laws.
The Nest learning thermostats aren't the only smart device for the home available in Apple Stores. The retail chain will soon begin selling Philips' 'Hue' LED light bulb kits, which let you control the color of light in your rooms from your smart device.
The Tata Nano has never really taken off in India. Perhaps that's because it's perfect for the U.S. market.
Later this year, Saudi Arabia is expected to approve very ambitious plans for a massive array of renewable energy projects. The first installations should be completed next year.
Calxeda, the Austin, Tx-based company with the first ever chip capable of running an entire server at a mere 5 watts, just announced a $55 million fundraise.
Green tech company solar city files a $200 million initial public offering.
Birdeez is an iPhone app that makes it "ridiculously easy," in the words of cofounder Jeff Simeon, to identify birds and then share your sightings on Twitter.
Gravitational System's technology collects the "waste energy" created from momentum and heat.
Making servers able to withstand hurricanes, floods, fires, and earthquakes can be an eco-friendly task.
It's not easy being green, Kermit the Frog sang. A startup called Sure has a way to make it easier: Give people points for making green lifestyle choices.
Want some lead, mercury, or chlorine with your new iPhone 5 or Galaxy S3? You're in luck: both phones contain those and many other toxic substances.
According to a 2007 Gartner study, the IT industry produces as much greenhouse gas as the entire aviation industry. That's one of the reasons Eiki Hrafnsson and Tryggvi Lárusson created GreenQloud, the first public cloud fully powered by 100 percent renewable energy resources.
After launching the incredibly polished Nest Learning Thermostat last year, you'd think there wasn't much room for improvement -- but you'd be wrong.