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hydro-generated electricity


BMW's short, innovative road to the i3 electric car

On Monday, BMW shows off the production version of its all-new i3 electric car. CNET recounts the concepts and steps the company took to arrive at this milestone.

By July 26, 2013


Fisker Karma is so green, even interior uses low-carbon leather

The Fisker Karma features low-carbon interior leather from Bridge of Weir. The near $100,000 plug-in hybrid was named just "Luxury Car of the Year" by BBC Top Gear.

By December 30, 2011


IBM developing EV app to let drivers select renewable energy

The pilot program is connecting EV systems and renewable energy production to the cloud to help drivers recharging their vehicles when clean energy is available.

By October 13, 2011


Nuclear crisis highlights prospects for renewables

Countries around the globe, unsettled by the troubles at Japan's earthquake-struck reactors, are taking stock of the best ways to meet their energy needs.

By March 31, 2011


India, U.S. to cooperate on clean energy

Two countries will set up R&D center for clean energy in India and provide $5 million each annually for five years, with matching investment from the private sector.

By November 8, 2010


Nukes 101: Up close and personal with nuclear power

CNET's Martin LaMonica goes inside the Seabrook Station nuclear power plant, one of the U.S.'s fleet of nuclear power plants which generate one-fifth of the country's electricity.

By October 1, 2010


Maine offshore energy project exceeds expectations

Ocean Renewable Power Company's underwater tide turbine has surpassed power supply predictions, and the company expects a commercial grid connection as soon as 2011.

By August 19, 2010


Oregon on track to get utility-scale wave farm

Ocean Power Technology is in final-stage agreements to build wave energy project off Oregon's coast to power 1,000 homes.

By August 4, 2010


Utility energy storage no longer just giant batteries

The latest smart-grid programs give alternative storage technologies--including compressed air, flow batteries, and flywheels--a shot at proving themselves at utility scale.

By November 25, 2009


Plan connects U.S. grids to transport solar, wind

The Tres Amigas project calls for using high-voltage direct-current superconducting cables to transport renewable energy among the three power grids in U.S.

By October 13, 2009