Innovations: Energy


Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/23/2012

The Oatmeal raises over $900K towards Tesla museum for ‘the greatest geek who ever lived’ (updated)

Updated | The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman teamed up with the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Energy, Research, Technology, The Lunch Break

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 07/17/2012

The air conditioner: The good, the bad and the ugly of 110 years beating the heat

The 110th anniversary of the air conditioner is reason for celebration ... right?

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:40 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Energy, Invention, Technology

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 12/19/2011

IBM Five-in-Five: Company makes tech future predictions

The predictions are part of the company’s annual Five-in-Five series, which looks at the “five innovations that will change how people work, live and play over the next five years.”

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:18 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Energy, Health, Invention, Research, Technology, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Why is Bill Gates selling nuclear tech to China?

Something feels wrong about seeing him launch a new chapter in his tech career in China and not the U.S.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Energy, Invention, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Warren Buffett and why IBM is just like a railroad

In real life, as in the board game Monopoly, railroads are valuable properties. Just ask Warren Buffett.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Energy, Health, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011

U.N. Population Fund Exec.Director: ‘I wish them interesting lives’

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of U.N. Population Fund, spoke with the Washington Post about what to expect in a world of 8 billion people.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Energy, Health, Morning Read, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Khosla Ventures new $1.05 billion fund means good news for clean tech

Khosla Ventures has raised $1.05 billion for a new fund, roughly half of which will be used to invest in clean technology.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Business, Energy, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Why smart-grid analytics are a big deal

A new study shows the value of the smart grid data analytics industry is growing fast.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Energy, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2011

For GM’s EN-V, it’s hurry up and wait

The automaker continues to deny rumors that its autonomous vehicle, the EN-V, is anywhere near production.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Energy, Invention, Technology, Urban Development, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011

10 ventures chosen to give COMMON Pitch

One team wants to make affordable public showers for the homeless. COMMON Pitch may be its chance to realize that dream.

By Emi Kolawole and Frank Yonkof  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Energy, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, The Arts, Video, Urban Development

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Student receives $10,000 grant to create more efficient solar panels

Eden Full is only 19, yet the Princeton University student has come up with a way to make solar panels 40 percent more efficient.

By Frank Yonkof  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break, Invention, Energy

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011

The IdeasLab: Where Big ideas meet big problems

A new interactive feature from The World Economic Forum peels back the curtain on their IdeasLab.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Education, Energy, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Research, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Energy innovation and the battle of the BULB

If we cannot agree, as a nation, to adopt cheaper, more efficient light bulbs, is it even possible to begin innovating in energy?

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:51 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Energy, Technology

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Don Draper needs to re-brand infrastructure for the internet era

Ideas@Innovations | Don Draper needs to re-brand infrastructure for the internet era.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:15 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Energy, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Craig Newmark launches charity competition for veterans; Justin Timberlake takes on MySpace; and Larry Summers joins a VC

Craigslist founder Craig Newmark starts a charity competition for veterans’ families.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Energy, Morning Read, Technology