Year: 2011

honda enging

Honda ‘Dreams’ Of Leading Fuel Efficiency

When Honda sets sets its sights, it really sets them high. The company recently announced goals for its future drive technology at the Tokyo Auto Show. Those goals call for nothing less than achieving “top-of-industry fuel efficiency in every vehicle… Read More

7 Green Home Tech Trends Of 2011

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling, always looking to forward the cleantech revolution discussion, is proud to bring you this article via a cross post from partner GreenTech Advocates. Author credit goes to Steven Castle. Weird year: 2011 was supposed to be the … Read More

Retailers Checking ‘Nice’ On Energy Savings List

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling, always looking to bring you interesting cleantech articles, is proud to repost this story via permission from National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Author credit goes to Heather Lammers. As the latest holiday shopping season ends, American retailers are… Read More
wind towers, china trade dispute

U.S. Wind Tower Makers Hit China Imports

The renewable energy trade fight between the United States and China, which started in earnest in October over imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and modules, spread to the wind power sector yesterday when four U.S. turbine tower manufacturers joined… Read More
china bullet train

China High-Speed Rail Found Faulty, Moves On Anyhow

China’s State Council said an investigation into the deadly high-speed rail wreck that roiled the country this past summer found “the train crash was caused by major design flaws in train operating equipment, relaxed safety controls and poor emergency response… Read More

Hawaii Subdivision Wins Home Of The Year

Say aloha to this year’s Green Home of the Year winner, the Kumuhau subdivision in Waimanalo, Hawaii, built by James Keller. Green Builder magazine recently announced the Hawaiian neighborhood as the grand winner of its 4th Annual Green Builder Home… Read More

GM Rocks Energy Star Efficiency Challenge

The Energy Star program was created in the early 1990s by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in an attempt to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission by power plants. The program soon grew to become an international standard for… Read More