At a recent conference on the 40th Anniversary of the OPEC embargo (aka “the 1973 oil crisis“), GM CEO Dan Akerson highlighted the need for domestic energy sources by revealing a new for model-year 2015 Chevy Impala bi-fuel sedan, capable of running on both gasoline and compressed natural gas (CNG). That’s not too long after […]
Daily Archives:October 17, 2013
The Department of Energy has a $34 billion portfolio of loan guarantees to solar, wind, nuclear and other clean energy companies. In May it was released that just 2% of that portfolio represent losses, about $680 million. Still, with so many high-profile green start-up bankruptcies as of late, it’s worth revisiting the question of how […]
In a few short months, flat-packed solar panels will be sold at all 17 IKEA stores in the United Kingdom, and if the panels prove to be a hot seller, they could even find their way into American stores soon.
There are literally thousands of homeless people who call San Francisco home, but there are just 16 public shower stalls shared between them. A new project aims to solve two problems with one solution, turning old Municipal buses into mobile showers for the city’s most vulnerable residents.