by Nino Marchetti: Tesla Motors is set to begin deliveries of its upcoming Model S premium electric sedan on June 22 to select customers, the electric car manufacturer announced today.
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Ford is looking to jump into the American dedicated hybrid market – currently dominated by the Toyota Prius – with the announcement recently of its C-MAX Hybrid.
by Susan Kraemer: California currently has just 524 solar projects over 1 megawatt (MW) — but an incredible 17,707 such solar projects will be on the grid by 2017 [PDF].
Denmark has committed to generating 50 percent of its electricity from wind sources by the year 2020, by which time the country hopes to have reduced CO2 emissions by 34 percent compared to 1990 levels.
Today’s popular green tech stories include how to sell hybrid vehicles, a surprise side effect of wind turbines, and a solar-powered dairy. Check it out.
In the US, the loss of landscape and wildlife to hydropower has made the installation of major new dams very unlikely; in fact, the government is seriously considering removing a number of existing ones, and has recently dismantled some smaller ones.
There are lots of online initiatives that claim to be capable of catalyzing real world change. We sign petitions, like Facebook posts, and accumulate points, all in the hope that somehow, somewhere along the line, our actions will make a difference.
Daryl Oster wants to change the world by making it smaller. He wants you to “Imagine living in warm sunny Los Angeles and commuting daily to New York City with only a forty-five minute commute.”
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner has made aviation history by completing the first ever transpacific biofuel flight.
This is a pleasant surprise: President Obama announced today that he’s launching a $4 billion private-public initiative to upgrade the energy efficiency of the nation’s buildings.