As stocks soared on the New York Stock Exchange Monday following a better than expected start to the U.S. shopping season, the exchange's operator, NYSE Euronext, announced a new partnership with researcher Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) to create three new regionally-focused clean energy stock indices.
On the face of it, Americans seem to love trash. Canadians, not so much, as the story of Plasco Energy Group highlights. The company is capitalizing on that apparently national desire to put trash in its place; in Canada’s case, diverting its municipal solid waste, or MSW, to waste-to-energy streams.
As today’s electric vehicles become more affordable and mainstream, many people may not realize electric vehicles have been around for quite some time. The Smithsonian National Museum of American History (NMAH) is shining the spotlight on historic electric vehicles during its
Researchers at the University of Georgia have engineered a superior strain of yeast that can rapidly ferment ethanol from pretreated pine.
The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has signed a collaboration agreement with biofuel producer Hawaii BioEnergy LLC, an international consortium leading the alternative fuels race in Hawaii, to develop clean, renewable fuels for aviation.
According to a new report by Ernst & Young, U.S. venture capital (VC) investments in cleantech rose by 73 percent, to $1.1 billion, in the third quarter of 2011, in spite of a global slowdown in investment in most other business venues -- with the notable exception of Internet ventures and health care.