Today at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show, HP committed to reduce the energy consumption of its volume desktop and notebook PC families by 25 percent by 2010.
Want to begin to be more environmentally friendly in 2008 but can't afford a hybrid car? Don't worry — there are plenty of ways to lessen your impact on the environment that don't come with such a daunting price tag, says Matt Malten, assistant vice chancellor for campus sustainability at Washington University in St. Louis. And they likely will even save you some money without cramping your carbon-creating lifestyle — much.
Switchgrass grown for biofuel production produced 540 percent more energy than needed to grow, harvest and process it into cellulosic ethanol, according to estimates from a large on-farm study by researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Sakura Pyro Waste Systems - is a joint venture between the founder of the technology and BN Global Private Investment Group.
The nation's leading cell phone makers, service providers, and retailers have teamed up with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to answer America's call for easy cell phone recycling.
Gloria Spire Solar, LLC, a joint venture company formed by solar industry leaders Spire Corporation and Gloria Solar Co., Ltd., today announced that it has won a contract to design and install a 308-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) solar electric system at The Lee Company's manufacturing facility in Westbrook, Connecticut. This is the largest solar electric system to be installed for a manufacturing company in Connecticut, and one of the largest in New England.
Porsche AG, Stuttgart, will be building a hybrid drive version of the new Panamera.
Oxford Catalysts Group PLC, the leading catalyst innovator for clean fuels, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Strategic Alliance Agreement with Novus Energy, LLC, a Minneapolis-based renewable fuels company, to develop technology for the production of second-generation fuel-grade alcohols from organic wastes.
A new 11-year cycle of heightened solar activity, bringing with it increased risks for power grids, critical military, civilian and airline communications, GPS signals and even cell phones and ATM transactions, showed signs it was on its way late Thursday when the cycle’s first sunspot appeared in the sun’s Northern Hemisphere, NOAA scientists said.
Wind isn't acting alone in the geological process behind erosion, sand dunes and airborne dust particles called aerosols. The other culprit is electricity. By taking both factors into account, researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a new model that matches real-world measurements of "saltation" better than the decades-old classical theory.
UC San Diego, which has implemented a wide range of energy-reducing initiatives across all levels of campus operations, has joined The Green Grid, a global consortium of companies dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centers and computing ecosystems.
The SUPERCABLE project, jointly presented by the Institute of Material Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), belonging to the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Research Park, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Department of Physics and the company Nexans, received the NOVARE Prize in Energy Efficiency from the Spanish energy company ENDESA.
Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., an established manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) cells, modules and ingots in China, today announced the signing of three contracts for sale and delivery of wafers totaling $230 million over a seven-year period with a major Korean conglomerate.
The Technology Strategy Board is to stimulate improvements in low carbon energy technologies through a £10 million investment in collaborative research and development.
Research and development into the integration and advancement of more energy efficient lighting, lasers and displays is set to be stimulated through a £10 million investment by the Technology Strategy Board.