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Minnesota Twins stadium to recycle rainwater

The new Target Field claims to be first sports venue to use purified rain for upkeep and irrigation, asserting that it will reduce ball club's water consumption by 50 percent.

By Jan. 13, 2010


Rainwater harvesting advocates bring filter tech to the U.S.

For Joe Wheeler, what started as a solution to his own residential water supply problem, has turned into a business venture and a passion for a green technique that appears heading for renaissance.

By Jun. 20, 2008


GM's Lansing, Mich., plant meets Energy Star standards

General Motors' Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant has received an Energy Star certification for energy efficiency.

By Dec. 6, 2011


GoPro upgrades sports camera line with Hero3+ models

BASE jumpers, snorkelers, and skate punks rejoice: The new models bring smaller size, better battery life, new video modes, and faster Wi-Fi.

By Oct. 1, 2013


GE invests in high-tech green building outfit

General Electric joins three venture capital companies to invest $22 million in Project Frog, which uses high-tech tools to make low-energy buildings.

By Sep. 7, 2011


Rainmaker wins $100,000 Lemelson-MIT award

Nonprofit venture capitalist BP Agrawal wins humanitarian award for rain-harvesting system, health kiosks.

By Apr. 28, 2010


Solar Decathlon has winner as Chu defends loans

University of Maryland takes the top prize in this year's Solar Decathlon with a net zero-energy house. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, on hand to congratulate the winners, also addresses recent criticism of clean-energy investments.

By Oct. 3, 2011


Dismantling Fukushima reactors will take decades

Japanese expect it will take decades before the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant can be fully dismantled, according to a draft report. A temporary cover may limit some radiation leakage.

By Jul. 11, 2011


A smart green home takes root in inner city

A Boston couple turns a tech-friendly green-home building project into an educational undertaking for themselves, neighbors, and contractors.

By Sep. 24, 2011


IceBreaker system wards off pesky deadly icicles

Now you no longer have to yell, "Look out!" during snowball fights.

By Aug. 26, 2009