Energy & Green Tech

Research ushers in a 'new frontier' in tackling global poverty

With electricity comes prosperity, right? The answer might seem obvious—that electricity is key to economic growth and other societal benefits like better health. But in the world's most impoverished regions, where resources ...

Business

Industry incentives create greener crypto mining

In the wake of a new White House report on the climate implications of energy-hogging cryptocurrency mining, Cornell Engineering research suggests that providing green policy incentives for carbon capture and renewable energy ...

Energy & Green Tech

Federal utility seeks proposals for big carbon-free push

The nation's largest public utility is seeking proposals for what would be one of the biggest recent swings at adding carbon-free electricity in the U.S., laying out a mix-and-match of possibilities Tuesday that range from ...

Business

California moves to embrace cryptocurrency and regulate it

California, which has a economy larger than all but four countries and where much of the world's technological innovation is born, on Wednesday became the first state to formally begin examining how to broadly adapt to cryptocurrency ...

Energy & Green Tech

Sudan's electric rickshaws cut costs, help environment

Sudanese entrepreneur Mohamed Samir watches proudly as workers assemble garishly coloured rickshaws, unique in the North African nation because they run on electricity in a bid to tackle soaring costs.

Business

Indonesia tech giant GoTo soars on market debut

Indonesia's biggest tech firm soared on its market debut Monday after a billion-dollar IPO that was the world's fifth-biggest this year, defying recent heavy weather for Asian tech stocks.

Energy & Green Tech

Rocky Mountain states to team up on hydrogen tech proposal

Four Rocky Mountain states will cooperate on developing ways to make the most abundant element in the universe, hydrogen, more available and useful as clean-burning fuel for cars, trucks and trains, the states' governors ...

Internet

High-speed internet crucial to rural small businesses

Small-business owners see access to high-speed internet is crucial to economic development in rural South Dakota, according to a small pilot study conducted by researchers in South Dakota State University's Ness School of ...

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