Today in Cleantech

Verizon’s embracing sustainable business practices in a company-wide initiative to further reduce its carbon footprint. In addition to smart grid and green networking research, it plans to add 1,600 alternative energy vehicles to its fleet, and not just tiny runabouts either. Interestingly, there will also be a trickle down effect for customers. In select markets, Verizon and Motorola will be trialing leaner, greener FIOS set-top boxes.