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Samsung's new app has you strapping VR headsets to your kids in bed - CNET

Samsung's prototype app Bedtime VR Stories uses its Gear VR headset to show parent and child a virtual world at bedtime.

Texas Solar Prices Are Currently The Lowest Price Per Watt In The Country

EnergySage has reported that in the sometimes larger-than-life Lone Star State, Texas, solar prices are now the lowest price per watt in the country, but the market has not taken advantage of these low solar prices to a large extent yet. Show More Summary

Panasonic Enterprise Solutions & Sensity Systems Announce Alliance

The Panasonic Corporation of North America division Panasonic Enterprise Solutions and Sensity Systems Inc have announced the formation of a new alliance related to Panasonic’s CityNow initiative, according to a recent press release....Show More Summary

Off-Grid Home Solar Provider Fenix International Has Signed 60,000 Leases In Uganda To Date

The leading off-grid home solar energy system provider in Uganda, Fenix International, has now signed 60,000 leases for its ReadyPay Power offering (since January 2014), according to a new press release. Altogether, the leases relate...Show More Summary

Michigan Utility Company Shutters 7 Coal-Fired Power Plants, Begins Operating New Community Solar Project

The Michigan utility company Consumers Energy recently finished the process of shutting down 7 regional coal-fired power plants, and, at the same time, beginning operations at a new community solar energy project in the area. The new...Show More Summary

5 MW Solar PV Installation Unveiled At Disney World

A new 5 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) installation in the iconic shape of Mickey Mouse’s head was recently unveiled at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The new installation — which is being operated by the utility company...Show More Summary

Website Glitch Allows Tesla Fans (& Detractors) To Reserve Multiple Model 3s

It’s amazing what qualifies as news these days. Just put “Tesla” in the title and people will read your story (present company included). A noted Tesla short seller from the investment site Seeking Alpha recently discovered that he was able to put down a paid (but refundable) reservation for not just two Model 3s, but twenty of them. Show More Summary

West Africa Slated For 2 GW “Clean Energy Corridor”

Originally published on Cleantechies. New plans from the ECOWAS Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) will see a “clean energy corridor” featuring a combined capacity of 2 gigawatts (GW) developed in West Africa. Show More Summary

Petition Calling For Employers To Offer Fossil-Free Retirement Options

Many in the US are at least partly reliant upon employer-offered retirement planning for their post-employment financial well-being. With that being the case, many are now in the position where the only employer-offered options involve investment into the fossil fuel industry. Show More Summary

Nissan recalls over 3 million US vehicles for airbag issues - Roadshow

This airbag recall has nothing to do with the Takata recall, but it's no less troublesome.

Community Solar Farm Helps Fund Local Charity

Originally published on Solar Love. A community solar power farm has been installed by Anesco at Oxcroft on behalf of Chesterfield Community Energy. Profits made by selling the electricity will be deposited in a community fund to support local residents. Show More Summary

New Solar + Battery Storage Solution Launched, Offers 17 kWh Capacity

Originally published on Solar Love. Concept by US has launched a complete solar power and energy storage solution that provides 17.28 kWh of energy storage along with a solar power system of 5, 10, or 15 kW. The product is called the Powerstation 247 and Concept by US says it is UL certified. Show More Summary

What Uses The Most Energy In US Homes? (Infographic)

Originally published on Green Building Elements. Take a close look at this infographic to see what power-thirsty vampire appliances consume the most energy in your home – and how to stop them. We give thanks to Homeselfe co-founder Ameeta...Show More Summary

As California Contemplates REDD+, Clarity Should Trump Confusion

After a decade of deliberation, the US state of California may soon let its companies meet part of their emission-reduction obligations by saving forests in places like the Mexican state of Chiapas. For it to work, the process must not...Show More Summary

Arcimoto SRK Photo Essay (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

Last week, we had the opportunity to meet up with Arcimoto founder Mark Frohnmayer and team to run version 8 of the SRK through its paces in beautiful Venice Beach, California. A full review is coming, but, for now, I wanted to whetShow More Summary

BMW Is A Thoughtful Automaker — Comparing BMW i3 With Nissan LEAF For A Second Time

“BMW is a thoughtful automaker,” Eric, my BMW i3 test driving companion, muses. Exceeding at thoughtfulness, I must agree, as I drive the BMW i3 one more time. This time, after months of driving a Nissan LEAF day after day, I test drive...Show More Summary

Portland Bikesharing Nearly Here — $10 Million Sponsorship From Nike

Originally published on Bikocity. After a substantial amount of waiting, Portland, Oregon, will soon be home to its first major bikesharing program — with the launch of the recently expanded (before it was even launched) “Biketown” service now slated for July. Show More Summary

AAA Green Car Of The Year Is The Tesla Model S 70D

The AAA Green Car of the Year this year was the Tesla Model S 70D. As the leading green car, Tesla Model S 70D is featured with 80 other green vehicles in 2016, but tops them all according to AAA. The AAA Green Car Guide is a comprehensive...Show More Summary

Photo: Pretty bee with flower reveals curious relationship

A giant resin bee is drawn to purple loosestrife, can you guess the connection?

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