Energy & Green Tech

Visualizing a city's energy use

The building sector in the U.S. accounts for 39 percent of energy use, with commercial buildings responsible for about half of that. As cities grapple with climate change, making commercial buildings more efficient is a key ...

Energy & Green Tech

Transport in 2050: Safer, cleaner and cost efficient?

A Cornell University-led team has calculated that by the year 2050, vehicle electrification, driverless cars and ride sharing could slash U.S. petroleum consumption by 50% and carbon dioxide emissions by 75% while simultaneously ...

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Energy use in California

California, as the most populous U.S. state and home of Silicon Valley, is one of the country's largest users of energy. However, due to its mild weather and strong environmental movement, its per capita energy use is one of the smallest of any U.S. state.

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