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United Airlines invests $30M in Fulcrum BioEnergy; renewable jet fuel offtake agreement, potential joint development of production

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressTue 10:10am 65United Airlines made a $30-million equity investment in US-based Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., the developer of a process for…

Toyota Mirai fuel cell rated with EPA-estimated 67 mpge

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressTue 5:51pm 63The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (earlier post) will offer an EPA-estimated 67 miles per gallon…

Skeleton Technologies launches new range of high-performance ultracapacitors; up to 111 kW/kg and 9.6 Wh/kg; hybrid truck application coming

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressTue 11:18am 62Skeleton Technologies (earlier post) has launched a new range of cylindrical ultracapacitors that offers specific power…
BREAKING: China INDC Puts World Emission Plans Over 50%

BREAKING: China INDC Puts World Emission Plans Over 50%

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnicaTue 2:14pm 62As telegraphed by promises last fall and repeated as recently as yesterday by Yang Yanyi, Beijing’s ambassador to the…

Successful run across the US on 37.6 gallons of 100% NEXBTL renewable diesel; 66.7 mpg w/ average speed 67.7 mph

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressTue 12:58pm 52On 26 June, CLP Motorsports’ Superlite Coupe crossed the finish line in Santa Monica, California, after driving across…

Study of size-dependent properties of Mg nanoparticles in H2 storage suggests path to better performance; potential for better on-board tanks

Green Car CongressGreen Car Congress2h 49p> Although magnesium hydride (MgH2) is a promising solid-state hydrogen storage material, its slow hydrogen sorption…
London will try to beat traffic and air pollution with this new electric bus

London will try to beat traffic and air pollution with this new electric bus

GristGristTue 4:00pm 48Brits, rejoice! London’s iconic double-decker buses could get a new green makeover. On Monday, city officials…
Solar Impulse Has Successfully Flown 33% of the Way to Hawaii (Video)

Solar Impulse Has Successfully Flown 33% of the Way to Hawaii (Video)

CleanTechnicaCleanTechnicaTue 8:18am 47Originally published on 1Sun4All. André Borschberg, cofounder, CEO, and pilot of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), is at the…

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New Samsung silicon anode with graphene boosts volumetric capacity of LiCoO2 Li-ion cell 1.5x after 200 cycles; gravimetric capacity the same

New Samsung silicon anode with graphene boosts volumetric capacity of LiCoO2 Li-ion cell 1.5x after 200 cycles; gravimetric capacity the same

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressSat 11:10am 205A team at Samsung Advanced Institue of Technology (SAIT, Samsung’s global R&D hub) reports in an open access paper…

Volkswagen Group receives 2015 KS Energy and Environment Prize for the Golf GTE and Audi A3 e-tron PHEVs

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressSat 6:03am 212The German automobile club Kraftfahrer Schutz e.V. (KS) awarded the 2015 Energy and Environment Prize to the Volkswagen…

Faster internet? Electrical engineers break power and distance barriers for fiber optic communication

ScienceDailyScienceDailyThu 2:52pm 721Photonics researchers have increased the maximum power -- and therefore distance -- at which optical signals can be sent…
Aging Nuclear Power Plant Must Close Before It Closes Us

Aging Nuclear Power Plant Must Close Before It Closes Us

EcoWatchEcoWatchJun 22, 2015, 10:38 am 135Indian Point is vulnerable to terrorism, has 2,000 tons of radioactive waste packed...
Study confirms what scientists have been saying for decades: the sixth mass extinction is real and caused by us

Study confirms what scientists have been saying for decades: the sixth mass extinction is real and caused by us

MongabayMongabayJun 21, 2015, 5:10 pm 283Humans are wiping species off the plant at a rate at least 100 times faster than historical levels, providing further…
Exclusive: First Solar’s CTO Discusses Record 18.6% Efficient Thin Film Module

Exclusive: First Solar’s CTO Discusses Record 18.6% Efficient Thin Film Module

Greentech MediaGreentech MediaJun 15, 2015, 8:55 am 947First Solar just set another world record for cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar module efficiency, hitting 18.6 percent…
Deep Sea Coral Canyons off Atlantic Coast Set to Receive Fishing Protections

Deep Sea Coral Canyons off Atlantic Coast Set to Receive Fishing Protections

Yale e360Yale e360Jun 11, 2015, 12:40 pm 142A stretch of ocean that includes more than two dozen undersea coral canyons will become the largest protected area ever…
Recharge Wrap-up: new Gigafactory drone video, Mercedes valet

Recharge Wrap-up: new Gigafactory drone video, Mercedes valet

Autoblog GreenAutoblog GreenJun 10, 2015, 6:20 pm 175Filed under: Green, Marketing/Advertising, Plants/Manufacturing, Videos, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, Technology, Autonomous,…