Tag: Featured Business

  • Which Companies Are Greening the Internet?

    When reading or opining online about the energy consumed by homes, cars and power providers, it’s easy to overlook the amount of electricity the Internet itself requires. According to a new Greenpeace report, the Web would rank sixth in energy demand if it were a country. The amount of Internet data out there is expected to…

  • Elon Musk Tells ā€˜60 Minutesā€™ About How Tesla Can Change the World

    You probably haven’t seen electric vehicles (EV) get the type of primetime exposure they received Sunday evening on network television, but if Elon Musk has his way, they’ll soon become an undeniable part of our infrastructure. Musk, the CEO of EV maker, Tesla, was the subject of a 60 Minutes feature that brought his ideology…

  • Bill Gates Talks Climate Change, Charles Koch and More With Rolling Stone

    For those who wanted to hear somebody besides a politician or environmental organization head discuss climate change, Rolling Stone provided as much in its March 27 issue.  Bill Gates was the subject of an expansive question-and-answer interview that touched on the work of his family’s Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the evolution of computing from…

  • The Turbine That Could Transform Wind Energy by Flying the Highest

    At first glance, you might mistake the potential future of wind energy as a blimp—the type of added effect perfect for flying over a carnival or football game. Instead, the BAT—Buoyant Airborne Turbine—is a wind turbine inside of an inflatable, helium shell capable rising 1,000 feet above ground. Altaeros Energies, a firm housed at small business…

  • 3 EV Trends to Know For Car-Buying Season

    Springtime is the time of year where we start to see the first signs of growth; the green shoots of what will turn into a verdant garden or a bountiful harvest. As the first quarter of 2014 comes to a close, we are seeing some encouraging signs that both electric vehicle sales and their benefits…