A recent study shows that solar installation costs have dropped substantially in 2011 and early 2012, but most savings have been offset by a reduction in government subsidies that the solar industry had been relying on for the last decade.
The scooter looking Jetson E-Bike is actually an electric bike in disguise, capable of hitting 20 MPH and getting 40 miles or so on a single charge.
Portland Community College’s Newberg Center makes use of passive solar design, energy efficient systems and solar power to cover all of its energy needs on site.
From the Netherlands, by designer Marcel Wanders, comes Wattcher, a home energy monitor its inventor describes as the ticking heart of the home.
At the 2012 Geneva Motor Show Italian car designer Pininfarina has unveiled Cambinao, a luxury hybrid sports car that drives fast, acts rich and tries to get away with being green.
Rocky Mountain Power’s consumer-supported Blue Sky Program is putting more than $1 million into new distributed solar energy installations.
Many of renewable energy’s negative side-effects vanish if we develop it locally instead of centrally, says the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.