2788 Results for



Ivanpah solar plant starts delivering electricity (pictures)

A solar thermal plant -- owned by NRG Energy, Google, and BrightSource Energy -- is pumping power to California's electric grid.

10 Images By Feb. 13, 2014

Editors' Take

Energy Aware Neurio: Home Intelligence

Neurio monitors your energy consumption, sends you usage alerts and reminders, and can be used in conjunction with IFTTT, SmartThings, and Raspberry Pi.

By Oct. 31, 2013

MSRP: $95.00


Car emissions hurt you more than electricity generating: Here's why

MIT study blames automotive emissions, more than power generation, for air pollution-related deaths.

By Feb. 13, 2014


Pure electricity: At the wheel in seven electric cars (pictures)

Electric cars are a quickly growing segment, and we've driven and evaluated the majority of new entrants on the market. Here, we round up our seven most recent electric car reviews.

7 Images By Jun. 26, 2013


How to get electricity meter data online (photos)

Wattvision is one of a few whole-house electricity monitors that feeds meter data online to give you a better picture of your electricity usage. Through APIs, software developers can develop custom apps with that data, too.

4 Images By Jan. 21, 2012


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 Dec. 21, 2011


Human-powered: Biofuel cell converts glucose into electricity

Biofuel cells implanted into live bodies can use glucose and oxygen to generate electricity, and may be powering devices such as artificial organs and prosthetics within the next decade.

By Oct. 17, 2011


Find out how much electricity you use with iPad app Verde

Free until Earth Day, Verde calculates your home's total electrical usage and offers tips on how to reduce your footprint.

By Apr. 19, 2012


Booming data center electricity use slows

Virtualization, more focus on data center efficiency, and server consolidation slowed the still-rapid pace of data center electricity use in the second half of the last decade.

By Aug. 1, 2011


Cell towers to track electricity potential

Onsemble is not a wind forecaster. Rather, it's a real-time wind data provider to wind forecasters.

By Nov. 12, 2010