Green Tech
  • Stan Ovshinsky, the self-taught inventor who made the nickel-metal hydride battery used in hybrid cars, died at his home in suburban Detroit after a fight with cancer.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 5:30 PM EST
  • U.S. officials approved a plan that sets aside 285,000 acres of public land for the development of large-scale solar power plants, cementing a new government approach to renewable energy development in the West after years of delays and false starts.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 2:00 AM EST