GM is using its recycled water bottles to build an insulation part for its Chevrolet Equinox engine. The effort is a part of the company’s initiative to achieve zero waste.
Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) plan to outperformTesla. The agency under Department of Energy has been on research for years.
Global investment in the clean energy sector has been increasing year by year. However, Canada’s clean energy investment has been plunged by 46% in 2015 compared to the previous year. Canadian government has been urged by the Clean Energy advocates to adopt more investment friendly policies to patronize the sector.
B.C. clean-tech companies have requested Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to allocate a $500 million venture capital (VC) fund. An alliance comprising 51 clean-tech and investment firms from B.C. province has written a letter to the Prime Minister Trudeau to extend support to clean-tech industry.
Former Hong Kong music popstar turned venture capitalist Andrew Chung established his own firm 1955 capital. With a $200 million fund, he expects to bring clean technology to China.
Led by technology sector, venture capital (VC) investments in Canada reached 10 year high in 2015. Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) said 536 deals in funding for entrepreneurs raised $2.25 billion in 2015.
Carl Icahn reduced his shares in Apple by $7 million, along with other big hedge funds. Meanwhile, Tiger Global Management acquire more shares in the Cupertino-based company.
SolarCity Corp. has been displaying a tremendous growth during the last couple of years. The largest solar plant provider in the US has disclosed fourth quarter earnings during late hours on Tuesday. The earning scenario has disheartened the investors and its share prices have been decreased by 33.59% in the after hour trading on Tuesday.
The British company formed a partnership worth $7.6 million to develop hydrogen fuel cell technology for smartphones. The technology would create a need to modify the hardware of the smartphone to manage the chemical reaction waste. Intelligent Energy stated that if all goes well, the new technology could hit the market in two years.
Audi and Mercedes Benz, world famous German automakers have joined to express their interest for hydrogen fuel powered cell cars. Remaining one step ahead of Mercedes, Audi has already introduced its H-tron Quattro at the North American International Auto show, held at Detroit. Industry insiders assume, Mercedes, the lavish German carmaker will introduce its first hydrogen fuel cell car at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show.
Researchers in NASA is moving one step further to introduce a hybrid airplane technology in concluding its ERA project. The airplane will be able to fly on both fossil fuel and electricity, similar to hybrid car technology.
It was 2013 when Jason Green, Matt La Rosa and Ben Silverman built Edenworks by hand, an aquaponic greenhouse designed to grow herbs on your rooftop.
Despite its compact Civic sedan, which has compressed natural gas (CNG)-fueled powertrain, being discontinued earlier in 2015, Honda has just opened its first CNG refuelling station at its campus in Marysville, Ohio.
A study conducted by Interpol and the United Nations said that only 33% of Europe's electronic wastes is correctly recycled. A large number of these electronic wastes include computers, cellphones and televisions that are dumped or traded illegally.
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) on Thursday unveiled Tesla Energy - storage systems or batteries for homes, companies and utilities that will expand its business beyond electric vehicles and tap into a fast-growing area of the energy industry.