A U.K.-based company is creating solar power units encased in glass blocks, which can be used like windows and seamlessly integrate into the facades of new or existing buildings, and ultimately create net-zero high rises.
Researchers in Mexico City want to use the traditional prickly pear cactus for more than food, and they've found the perfect niche with a biogas generator built next to a produce marketplace.
The Home Depot will be installing 50,000 solar panels across their stores in California and the Northeastern part of the United States. They'll be working with Current by GE on the project while adding Tesla Powerpacks to select stores.
While many travelers have a desire to do good and help out the communities they’re visiting, many aren’t sure where to start. A new socially conscious hotel booking platform aims to help travelers out by giving them the chance to give back in a huge way - and all before they've left home.
Transitioning to renewable energy doesn't just help the environment, but saves lives. A new research study from 2007 to 2015 shows that better air quality from wind and solar generation compared to fossil fuels could have saved up to 12,700 lives.
Australia is looking at various ways to store solar generated power. A new solar thermal power plant is going online in 2020 at Port Augusta, which is much more efficient than its photovoltaic companion. Will it take over the battery market?
Chile has the geological potential to grow their green energy, such as creating geothermal plants at volcanoes and installing solar farms at one of the hottest deserts in the entire world. The renewable push has been made due to inconsistencies in traditional methods.
Bensly's menswear offers a lineup of fitted tees, sweatpants, and more that not only look and feel good, but isn't nearly as harmful to the environment as traditional manufacturing methods. Clothes shopping just got a little easier for men.
Nanotechnology company UbiQD has taken the next step in quantum dots becoming the next big thing in solar generation. With the technology being lightweight and transparent, it could convert any window into a solar energy source.
After developing the Off Grid Box that provides a solution for poor countries with limited fresh water and electricity, they're hoping a new business model will further success. It's geared to help those in need with a pay-as-you-go program.
In one week, a solar eclipse will be impacting the majority of the United States in a significant way. This will cause solar generation sources to lose even more efficiency, and luckily utility companies are already ahead of the situation to control it.
Last-minute delivery vehicles are prime for an electrifying upgrade, and a startup that's kept much of their information locked up has revealed their plans to take over the industry. They'll be mass producing and releasing their initial model, the V8070, this fall.
Nissan has been working with utility companies in Italy and Denmark to start a new vehicle-to-grid infrastructure. This would give EV owners the ability to cash in on excess energy while also helping to keep the surge of EVs from causing a grid crash.
In celebration of the first-ever American Wind Week, the American Wind Energy Association released an interactive map that shows how the wind power industry has evolved. It can also give basic details for every wind farm that's active.
Solar companies are trying to support "dual land use," meaning they are building panel structures that can co-exist with what the area is already used for. That means a lot of sheep are being put to work at the solar farm.
Orlando becomes the newest United States city to announce their commitment for 100 percent renewable energy. They hope to make the full transition by 2050 and join two other cities in the state of Florida.
Blaynk, a startup bedding company, is hoping to give people a better night's rest with truly organic bedsheets. Instead of being processed with unhealthy chemicals, they'll only be made with organic cotton, harvested rainwater, and wind-generated power.
Many gallons of water are required to create just a pint of beer. One brewery in Costa Rica has found a way to not only neutralize their footprint, but actually add to the environment. They've been certified as water-positive after investing in conservation groups.