Building wind and solar farms is an important part of building a new green grid, but a calm night stops their energy generation cold. It’s just as important to research and build green energy st
IKEA won't just sell you smart lights — it'll soon sell you the electricity to power those lights, too. IKEA has revealed plans to sell clean energy to Swedish homes through a subscription service.
Google’s data centers run 24/7 and suck up a ton of energy — so it’s in both the company’s and the planet’s interest to make them do so as efficiently as possible. One new me
Wind turbines are a great source of clean power, but their apparent simplicity — just a big thing that spins — belie complex systems that wear down like any other, and can fail with disastrous con
The Green New Deal has burst onto the American stage, spurring more conversation about – and aspiration for – ambitious climate policy than at any point in at least a decade.
True friends share everything, from purses to lawnmowers to the limitless energy they pull from the sun, wind, and deep underground. Green Power Exchange aims to make one of those sharing scenarios a
Apple's patent filings today reveal one concept outside their usual product-focused applications, detailing a method for harnessing wind power in a manner different from that employed in traditional
Flying a kite to produce power may conjure up images of Ben Franklin, who sought to prove lightning was electric. Makani Power releases turbine blades into the air, seeking to harness wind energy at h
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/picture-3.png" class="shot2"></img> On Thursday, Greenpeace published a study on energy consumption and choices made by IT companies including
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/picture-8.png" class="shot2"/> Urban Green Energy — a New York City startup that designs and manufactures small wind turbines — has releas
Continuing its strategy of using its cash to kickstart renewable energy businesses, <a href="http://googleblog.blogspot.co
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I like Instructables, if only because it’s reassuring to know that there are people out there who are not only have not only the knowledge to do something like this, but also the inclination. I
I have to say, I’m pretty skeptical of this study. On the surface it seems pretty straightforward: most of the families who lived near wind farms had a similar (if vague) constellation of sympto
What do former vice president and environmental activist Al Gore and Texas oil man T. Boone Pickens have in common? Both believe the U.S. should cut back on its dependence on foreign oil and that the