by David Danielson: Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energyt and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a new report highlighting strong growth in America’s wind energy market in 2011
Articles for Ecology
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah—the “Four Corners” states plus their western neighbors—are home to some of the best renewable electricity potential in the country.
by Lynn Yarris: A technology that would enable low-cost, high efficiency solar cells to be made from virtually any semiconductor material has been developed by researchers
By Dean Kuipers: One of the holy grails of solar cell technology may have been found, with researchers at UCLAannouncing they have created a new organic polymer that produces electricity, is nearly transparent and is more durable and malleable than silicon.
It seems that there are a growing list of top green colleges ranging from campuses to class curriculum. This one provides reasons why campuses made the list.
by Pete Danko: California made it official on Tuesday, reporting that the its investor-owned utilities – who provide about three-quarters of the electricity used by the state’s nearly 38 million residents – reached a renewable portfolio standard target of 20 percent green power in 2011.
by Susan DeFreitas: The Burnett residence in the charming coastal town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, (or Carmel, as it’s commonly known) wasn’t exactly built green.
Ford, getting ready to release its C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid this fall, recently unveiled some more details about the vehicle.
How many times have you flipped on a light switch today? 10? 50? Maybe you’re lucky enough to work in an office building where the lights just stay on all day.
When it comes to energy efficiency, the state of California is pretty clear on where its priorities lie — and when it comes to efficiency standards, it’s not afraid to flex some muscles to prove it.