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Harness some hydropower to clean your grill

Grill brush uses steam heat to remove grime from your grill.

By Apr. 14, 2009


Yahoo supporting wind power in India, hydropower in Brazil

Company's investments aimed at offsetting its 2006 greenhouse gases.

By Oct. 25, 2007


The massive power production of Niagara Falls

Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman visits Niagara Falls. While he doesn't get a chance to see the massive Niagara Power Project, he does think it's worth an explanation.

By Aug. 5, 2010

Editors' Take

2015 BMW i8

Using an advanced plug-in hybrid drivetrain and carbon fiber construction, the BMW i8 looks like the start of a new era for automobiles.

By Sep. 13, 2013

MSRP: $135,700.00


Greenpeace: Time for cloud companies to come clean

Data centers from cloud companies, such as Apple and Google, are getting cleaner but Greenpeace pushes for more transparency on energy use and sources.

By Apr. 17, 2012


U.N.: Renewables could be 80 percent of energy by 2050

Solar, wind, and hydropower could supply the bulk of energy demand by the middle of the century but there are substantial political and technical barriers to that change.

By May. 9, 2011


GE opens wallet for wind, solar, industrial efficiency

GE Energy agrees to spend $3.2 billion for Converteam, giving GE efficient industrial motors and power controls for "mega trend" toward electrification.

By Mar. 29, 2011


Chu plugs R&D to hit Obama's clean-energy target

Energy Secretary Steven Chu sheds light on how the White House defines "clean-energy sources" as it seeks to push ahead on energy innovation to boost the economy.

By Jan. 26, 2011


Battery uses freshwater, salt water to produce power

Stanford researchers have come up with a rechargeable battery that takes advantage of the difference in salinity between salt water and freshwater to produce electricity and charge itself.

By Apr. 1, 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 Oct. 13, 2011