Pythagoras Solar turns windows into panels of energy

Pythagoras Solar, a start-up based in San Mateo, California, is working on creating solar windows that could generate power for office buildings and

5 million Bangladeshis served by solar panels - millions more coming

The evWind blog has published news that the Infrastructure Development Company has increased to 993,000 the number of Bangladeshi residential solar units that

Google invests $280 million in partnership with Solarcity

When Google throws its considerable influence into a new arena, people tend to notice. When that influence comes with $280 million, well, people may start to act.

First wood-digesting enzyme found in bacteria could boost biofuel production

Researchers have identified an enzyme in bacteria which could be used to make biofuel production more efficient.

Will the Fukushima disaster spark growth in sustainable energy investments?

Panorama - Will the Fukushima disaster spark growth in sustainable energy investments? - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism

Computerized clothing could control your 'scent bubble'

Clothing embedded with micro-pumps releases bursts of scents for mood improvement.

New omni-directional wind turbine can capture wind energy on building rooftops

(PhysOrg.com) -- Katru Eco-Energy, headed by founder and inventor, Varan Sureshan, has developed a new kind of wind turbine meant to capture the winds that fly in all directions atop big buildings, and unlike conventional devices, the IMPLUX, as it’s called, can capture wind from any direction as it stands; meaning without having to be repositioned or pointed. The IMPLUX achieves this feat by means of horizontal turbine blades that sit atop a vertical axis and are turned by wind that is pushed up through what Sureshan calls a "fluid dynamic gate."

Greenhouse: Sydney's traveling, 'waste-free' strawbale restaurant by Joost bakker

In our conventional, resource-intensive food and building industries, 'waste-free' may seem like an alien concept, which makes projects like Australia's Greenhouse all the more impressive. Touted as a

Renewable energy can power the world in 40 years: IPCC

So it looks like renewable energy can power the world, after all. And no, it's not some hippie dippy Stanford researchers or a cleantech pioneer making the case this time -- it's the Intergovernmental

First commercial offshore wind farm goes live

Wind - First commercial offshore wind farm goes live - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism

New sustainable prefabs from being homes have "timeless design"

Le Corbusier said "Good Architects borrow, but great architects steal", and he stole the line from Picasso. It is all about being comfortable and talented enough to pay explicit homage to a master, instead of just