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Florida State University to Place “Smart Flower” Solar Panels Throughout Campus

Florida State University is looking to help create its own energy. The university unveiled Tuesday, the new "Smart flower" solar panels that will be placed on campus. They're the world's first all-in-one...

Next Month’s Eclipse Will Wipe Out Solar Power to an Equivalent of 7 Million...

The eclipse set to darken skies next month threatens to sideline solar farms and rooftop panels in a wide swath of the U.S., wiping out enough power generation to supply about...

China Is Crushing the US in Renewable Energy Jobs, Investments and Technology

China may be the planet's biggest polluter but it's also powering ahead of other countries on renewable energy. More than 2.5 million people work in the solar power sector alone in China,...

This $1 Billion Dubai Solar Project Will Provide 200 MW of Power at Night...

A major solar power project in the Middle East will provide electricity during the night, the developers have said. The $1bn (£770m) scheme will provide up to 200 megawatts to the grid...

The 100% Solar-Powered Robot Keeps Garden Weeds in Check

This September marks the 15th anniversary of the first Roomba — but in spite of the device’s massive popularity, no companies have managed to successfully follow in its footsteps with another...

Electric Cars Will Cut Oil Demand by 8 Million Barrels a Day by 2040

More than a year after oil prices hit rock-bottom amidst a global supply glut, the cost of a barrel of crude is still stuck in the range of $50. The U.S. Energy...
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This Engineer Is Using Old Cell Phones to Stop Illegal Logging in Rainforests

On a 2011 hike through the Indonesian rainforest, Topher White stumbled across a rogue logger cutting down a tree. The man was working just a short distance from the ranger station,...

Interview with the Man Who Coined “Global Warming” and His Warnings for the Future

The oceanographer Wallace Smith Broecker is the man who coined the term “global warming,” way back in 1975, in a paper called “Climate Change: Are We on the Brink of a...

IBM Giving $200 Million in Super Computer Resources to Help Tackle Climate Change

IBM on Monday pledged the equivalent of $200 million in computing resources, cloud services and weather data to help scientists research climate change and explore ways to mitigate its effects. The company...

New Startup Introduces a Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Platform for the UK

If you need finance to work on your environmentally friendly business idea, check out Mongoose Crowd. The hunt for practical renewable energy sources is now more important than ever, but it’s not...

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