And just to put a cherry on top, the notoriously tough Consumer Reports writers say that the $89,650 Tesla Model S comes close, and just may be, the best car ever.
Recycling is on the rise, and more consumers are going green: 86 percent of consumers recycle, and 52 percent recycle more than they did two years ago.
Today, the race for better, smaller, faster supercomputers includes an adjective that wasn't nearly as common five years ago: greener. In other words, more energy efficient. And, not incidentally, cheaper.
The Earth Day Hangout is another way the Energy Department is engaging with users online. The Energy Saver website already provides tips and advice for saving energy and cash, complete with ways of making your own energy.
Forests grow up to reach the light. So that's exactly what scientist Anna Fontcuberta i Morral did for solar panels: transform them into vertical nano-scale filaments a thousand times smaller than a human hair.
Everybody Solar is helping charities like the Bay Area low-income home rehab volunteer organization Rebuilding Together Peninsula go green by accessing the free energy of the sun -- with free solar panels, to boot.
The data center will use low-cost hydropower from the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant as well as an outside-air cooling system to keep machines at optimal temperatures.
Guest Post There's some real, solid progress at the intersection of two of today’s most disruptive business forces: gamification and sustainability. And for those of us eager to see the masses go green – whether to save the planet, or just save money – it's good news.
Over the Christmas holidays, Google gave Planet Earth a $200 million gift, with nice little green bow wrapped on top.
Through his company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has acquired two SunPower solar power plant projects for between $2 billion and $2.5 billion.
Want to go green(er) in 2013? A bunch of cloud companies are more than happy to help you out with that.
Green tech picked up speed again in 2012, thanks to groundbreaking research, huge advances in efficiency, and a little company called Tesla.
SolarCity is gearing up for a big IPO -- but will the business be able to survive changing federal regulations?
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.
Editor's Pick On any given day, Golden Gate Park is a shining example of more or less pristine green space in a densely packed urban area. Then, for three days in August, 60,000+ hipsters per day transform the park into a raucous, wild music festival. Here's how they keep it clean.
It’s hardly a secret that Americans not only consume massive amounts of food everywhere but also throw massive amounts away. Fortunately, a scrappy startup called EcoScraps is doing its part to remedy one of these problems. The company announced today …
Apple products will no longer bear the EPEAT seal of approval that adorns environmentally friendly tech products.
The iDevice maker has backed away from EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) because Apple products such as the new Retina display MacBook …
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Sorry, NASCAR fans. Probably the most important motorsport event in the world is 24 Hours of Le Mans. It’s the world’s oldest continually-running car race, and somewhat surprisingly this year, four of the top six contenders are …