Two solid oxide fuel cells will replace approximately 25 percent of the electricity needed to support activities associated with a local Sharks game.
As the global warming debate rages, Heather Clancy chronicles the smart grid, electric vehicles, alternative energy, green IT and other developments shaping the green technology movement.
Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in transformative technology and innovation. Her articles have appeared in Entrepreneur, Fortune Small Business, The International Herald Tribune and The New York Times. In a past corporate life, Heather was editor of Computer Reseller News. She started her journalism life as a business writer with United Press International in New York. She holds a B.A. in English literature from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and has a thing for Lewis Carroll.
The after effects of the hurricane illustrate why we should continue investing in renewable generation technologies - and ways of capturing the power they produce.
All the companies in the EPA's latest ranking of top 20 high-tech users of electricity generated by green sources (led by Intel) use wind-generated electricity.
The prototype for the BRIGHT Products sun-powered BELL lamp can last up to 50 hours on a single charge. It has applications in both emerging and established economies.
Shipments of LED street lighting will accelerate over the next seven years, but the motivation for installation isn't just reduced energy consumption.
After a slow start, adoption of solutions for reducing residential electricity consumption is expected to accelerate into 2020.
Environmental watchdog Greenpeace worries that EPEAT's move to support the emerging systems category will encourage more electronic waste.
What good is all the real-time information being collected about energy consumption if the IT infrastructure doesn't exist to make sense of it?
Priced starting around $45,000 the device from Rosewater Energy is pitched as a complement to solar installations or for places where the grid electricity supply is unreliable.
How much does the environment 'like' this product? PepsiCo's new footprinting tool makes educated guess
The giant food and beverage company is using the same predictive analytics techniques used by companies like Facebook or Netflex to more quickly assess carbon emissions down to the product level.
The Kickstarter campaign for the SunVolt Solar Power Station raised more than $67,000 -- more than double what the company behind it, Gomadic, was seeking.
Developer lends expertise to help conservation group strengthen priorities on the "red list" of threatened plants, fungi and animals -- keeping it updated much more easily.
The new edition is 20 percent thinner than the original and works with 95 percent of all the residential cooling and heating technologies sold in the United States, according to Nest Labs.
As more businesses focus on energy efficiency measures to cut electricity costs, analytics applications and services are emerging to help prioritize.
The energy efficiency of cloud and IT infrastructure is super important for the bottom line, but where electricity is sourced will be scrutinized more closely in the future.