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  • Google and SunPower partner up on funding home solar roofs

    23 April 2014, 12:59 pm by: Katie Fehrenbacher

    Here comes a $250 million fund to back leases for home solar roofs in the U.S., courtesy of SunPower and Google.
  • Startup Qnovo emerges with algorithms & silicon to make batteries better

    23 April 2014, 8:00 am by: Katie Fehrenbacher

    The humble lithium ion battery could be a lot better, according to Qnovo.
  • Add ultracapacitors to the list of devices that could benefit from graphene

    23 April 2014, 3:00 am by: Signe Brewster

    A research team mixed carbon nanotubes and graphene together to boost performance and lower cost in an ultracapacitor.
  • Google inks huge wind power deal with Warren Buffett’s Iowa power company

    22 April 2014, 11:42 am by: Katie Fehrenbacher

    Google keeps finding creative ways to power its data centers with clean energy. Here's the largest and latest in Iowa.
  • Navigation, it’s not just for cars: Mapbox and Scoot optimize the nav system for 2 wheels

    21 April 2014, 10:00 pm by: Kevin Fitchard

    Nav systems have been optimized for cars on city streets, but what if you're on a moped trying to avoid steep hills, or on foot on a mountain trail? You need a new kind of navigation.
  • Apple is ready for its closeup on clean energy

    21 April 2014, 12:41 pm by: Katie Fehrenbacher

    Apple has started telling its clean power story big time this week, with new reports, photos, and a video narrated by Tim Cook. Here's why it's opening up now:
  • Low-tech semiconductors are about to disrupt the energy industry, and no, we don’t mean solar…

    21 April 2014, 11:41 am by: Matt Scullin, Founder & CEO, Alphabet Energy

    Cheap semiconductors -- that are lower tech than solar cells -- could be the key to converting heat into useable energy at power plants, in appliances and even in vehicles.
  • Should autonomous cars behave like automatons or act like human drivers?

    18 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Kevin Fitchard

    Eventually autonomous cars will change the rules of the road, packing themselves onto streets and highways in the most efficient way possible. But the first autonomous cars will need to drive as badly as humans.
  • Here comes an app to tie your carbon footprint with what you buy

    16 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Ucilia Wang

    Startup Oroeco is tying financial data from Mint with carbon emissions data, in the hopes that their app will be compelling enough to change user behavior.
  • An expose on the founder of Cool Planet, Transonic & ZPower

    14 April 2014, 12:09 pm by: Katie Fehrenbacher

    The Verge published an indepth expose on eccentric energy and computing entrepreneur Mike Cheiky and how he’s been able to convince Valley venture capitalists to invest in his companies, despite some early questionable scientific claims. Cool Planet…

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