The Supercharger technology, powered by solar panels, take just a half-hour to recharge a Model S with up to three hours of 60-mile-per-hour drive time.
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
Energy costs, environmental concerns and the cloud computing transformation are inspiring more businesses -- including Microsoft -- to overhaul their hosting infrastructures.
General Electric's facility for taking apart discarded refrigerators and freezers has helped divert about 5.5 million pounds of material from North American landfills.
Just two of the companies in a new report on commercial rooftop installations, Walmart and Costco, have together deployed more solar technology than exists in the entire state of Florida.
New data collected by PlugShare finds electric vehicle drivers save an average of $75 in fuel costs per month.
The system supporting the state's department of general services has a capacity of 16.1 megawatts and was financed by a 20-year power purchase agreement.
A new federal policy is encouraging investments in combined heat and power technology. For one example of an installation, consider what's happening at the 125-acre Houweling’s Tomatoes operation in California.
The SunStation from Princeton Satellite Systems can charge two electric vehicles at a time.
The push for net-zero buildings that produce as much power as they use is pushing the envelope when it comes to the shape and size of wind and solar systems.
The prototype for GE Transportation's next heavy-haul locomotive cuts emissions by more than 70 percent.