Rocky road for electric car market
13/05/2013 5:08 pm
The road has gotten bumpier for electric cars, with Coda Automotive, one of what had been a promising crop of electric car startups, filing for bankruptcy protection this month.
Solar plane lands at night on cross-country US trip
06/05/2013 10:24 am
The first-ever manned airplane that can fly by day or night on solar power alone landed in the dark at a major southwestern US airport, a live feed from the organizer's website showed early Saturday.
World's energy 'as dirty now as 20 years ago': IEA
18/04/2013 9:53 am
Progress towards the use of cleaner fuel technology has stalled, with production of the world's energy as "dirty" now as it was two decades ago, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday.
Asia leads as world's clean energy investment sags
18/04/2013 9:25 am
China and Japan stepped up spending last year in renewable energy but overall global investment declined due to economic and policy uncertainties in the West, a study said Wednesday.
Foreign wind farms cause uproar in Mexican villages
08/04/2013 11:39 am
Foreign energy firms have flocked to a narrow region of southern Mexico, known as one of the world's windiest places, to build towering wind turbines, but some projects have angered and torn indigenous villages.
Le zoo de Beauval recyclera les déjections de ses pensionnaires dans une usine de biogaz
08/04/2013 8:39 am
Not content with housing a pair of celebrity pandas that attract hordes of avid onlookers, a zoo in France has decided to put their droppings to good use by recycling them into gas and electricity.
Canadian researchers develop energy storage system
02/04/2013 9:34 am
Canadian researchers have developed a ground-breaking method which may ultimately enable excess energy created by wind turbines and solar panels to be stored for later use.
Philippine clean energy tariffs to start next year: govt
28/03/2013 8:39 am
The first power projects under the Philippines' main incentive scheme for renewable energy should finally come online next year after a long regulatory struggle, an official said Wednesday.
Hong Kong light pollution 'one of world's worst'
21/03/2013 9:01 am
Hong Kong is one of the world's worst cities for light pollution with night skies around 1,000 times brighter than globally accepted levels, researchers said Wednesday ahead of this year's Earth Hour event.
Croatian aims for high-end niche with electric city car
11/03/2013 9:34 am
A Croatian car buff has briefly set aside his day job of building demining and firefighting robots to satisfy his childhood dream of making a high-end electric auto he hopes will be a global hit with eco-conscious customers.