Can free-cooling systems work in less than ideal climate conditions? The social networking giant says "yes," with some adjustments.
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
More than 1,600 LED luminaires are being used in a demonstration project that is expected to cut power consumption by 62 percent.
Technology from Cool Planet Energy Systems converts non-food biomass substances like wood chips and energy crops into high-octane gasoline.
Scientists from the United States and England are testing how fluorescence detection -- the same principles used for tracking fertility or diagnosing pregnancy -- could act as an early warning system for offshore oil leaks.
Close to one-quarter of all water withdrawals are made by the food industry, with most going toward agricultural uses. Here are some high-tech companies dedicated to tackling the conservation issue.
Two solid oxide fuel cells will replace approximately 25 percent of the electricity needed to support activities associated with a local Sharks game.
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.