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A solar hot water collector that makes electricity, too

Startup GMZ Energy raises $14 million to make materials that convert heat to electricity, including a solar hot thermal product and chips to draw electricity from car exhaust pipes.

By December 21, 2011


Once booming, green-tech investing shifts down

The latest venture capital numbers show a pullback from green tech, reflecting the challenging funding environment for green-tech start-ups.

By July 20, 2011


FBI raids alleged Anonymous homes

Federal agents searched homes in New York and California this morning and seized computers and computer accessories, CBS News has learned.

By July 19, 2011


Anonymous targets Monsanto, oil firms

Hacking group says it attacked Monsanto and announces campaign against oil companies; meanwhile, Booz Allen confirms it, too, was attacked.

By July 12, 2011


GE, others invest in wastewater bioreactor

Israeli company Emefcy lands big-name backers for its Megawatter System that can turn wastewater into clean water and electricity.

By June 29, 2011


Start-up pumped for compressed air wind storage

General Compressions lands first tranche of planned $54.5 million series B round to build underground compressed-air storage system tied to wind turbines.

By June 7, 2011


DOE expands partnerships with energy companies and automakers

U.S. Department of Energy announced U.S. DRIVE, a partnership with industry to accelerate the development of energy-efficient technologies for cars and light trucks and the infrastructure needed to support them.

By May 20, 2011


GE, NRG venture buys into ultracapacitor storage

Ioxus lands $21 million investment from venture arms of large energy and transportation companies, which are evaluating ultracapacitors for a broader set of energy storage applications.

By April 13, 2011


ConocoPhillips CEO: The U.S. needs carbon regulations

In a speech to his colleagues, Jim Mulva argues that incumbent energy companies ignore carbon regulations at their peril.

By February 13, 2008


Obama sets 2035 clean electricity target

In his State of the Union speech, the president delivers a centrist message, saying nuclear power, clean coal, and natural gas are needed to meet a goal of 80 percent clean energy.

By January 26, 2011