A new era in fuel-efficient aircraft has dawned. In an effort to inspire the development of electric airplanes and more fuel-efficient aircraft, NASA has awarded huge cash awards for green aviation.
David Kappos, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) said that the deadline for filing petitions under the Green Technology Pilot Program has been extended from December 8, 2010 to December 31, 2011.
Deutsche Bank takes clean tech seriously. A fact that was driven home by the appointment of Adam Bergman as a director in the firm’s global clean technology corporate coverage group.
OnGreen, a web-based ‘green and clean’ market place, has announced a $1.4 million investment in raised from a fund that is jointly owned by Blue Marble Ventures in Los Angeles and China Southern Hong Kong Investment Ltd in Shanghai.
Third quarter investments in cleantech venture capital funding in 2010 have suffered as per a report from Ernst & Young and Dow Jones VentureSource.
Great Plains Oil & Exploration is teaming up with Accelergy Corporation in an effort to produce biojet fuel using a technology called CTBL (coal-biomass-to-liquids).
The NASA Innovative Partnerships Program and the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation today announced the Green Flight Challenge. The contest is a flight efficiency competition for aircraft that can average at least 100 mph on a 200-mile flight while achieving greater than 200 passenger miles per gallon
Jet fuel refined from the seeds of a cousin to the cabbage could cut jet fuel's cradle-to-grave carbon emissions by 84 percent, a researcher at Michigan Technological University has discovered
Airbus has signed a MoU with IAI to jointly explore and develop application of IAI's proposed new tow-bar-less tractor concept known as "Taxibot". The Taxibot is expected to completely remove the need to turn on the aircraft's main engines during taxi
Boeing and a team from across the aviation industry today released high-level elements of a study that shows that sustainable biofuels analyzed in a series of pioneering test flights performed favorably in comparison to petroleum-based fuel