Last April Apple announced that all of its US facilities, and 87 percent of its worldwide operations, were completely powered by renewable energy, which showed that Apple was finally getting seriou
One of the world's great remaining mysteries is the actual size of Saudi Arabia's oil reserves. But whatever the answer — what is non-peak, Alex?
Energy poverty never looks exactly the same. You don't have to sweat over a smoky wood stove in dim candle light to find yourself trapped by deprivation.
SolarCity has quickly moved from buying late-stage solar module startup Silevo a year ago to claiming production of "the world’s most efficient rooftop solar panel, with a module efficie
Hewlett Packard recently signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for a Texas wind-farm developer to supply 112 megawatts of renewable energy to the company's state-wide data centers,
Starting with almost zero renewable energy in 2010, South Africa has now built out more than 1,000 megawatts of solar and 800 of wind power.
Television viewers across Japan watched as workers in the control room of Kyushu Electric's Sendai nuclear reactor No.
Europe has already built a thriving offshore wind industry, so it's an understatement to say that the US has a lot of catching up to do.
Wave energy developer Northeast Energy Innovations (NEI) just beat very long odds. For the first time in the United States, its Azura wave energy device has sent power it harvested in the Paci
First the good news. Last April, after a ceremonial whack on the ship's bow sent champagne spraying into the air, a new transportation era finally began to take shape.
High costs have constantly bedeviled lithium-ion battery developers, making fossil fuels cheaper than alternatives for so long that most people thought the industry had hit a wall and faced the ign
Energy expert and polymath Vaclav Smil, who also happens to be Bill Gates's favorite author, is often accussed of being a pessimist — a glass-half-empty-to-completely-dry kind of guy &mda
After dropping hints about a new product launch for months, when CEO Elon Musk walked on stage at the Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, California, he faced a revved-up crowd of tech reporter
One South Carolina company is popularizing the battery-powered bus to great success in Southern California, pushing polluting, diesel-fueled buses off the streets.
Combining the best tidal resource in Europe with a desperate need to rebuild, Swansea, Wales is the potential site of a new project that could power nearly every house with electricity generated by the ocean’s natural rhythms.
Scientists have discovered an important step to developing a solar-powered process to split water into hydrogen fuel.
Despite the dramatic fall in oil markets that began four months ago, this year's BP Energy Outlook 2035 tries to look long term - beyond the current turmoil - to explain the confluence of sever
Just weeks ago, Michael Ottaviano, managing director of Carnegie Wave Energy, flicked the switch to start Australia's first commercial-scale, grid-connected wave energy project.
Hawaii’s Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) says that its Anahola array, a 12-megawatt facility which will be completed this year, should give KIUC the highest daytime solar penetration
Elon Musk is a huge believer in the future of solar energy. But for Musk, it's not speculative. Every new press conference reveals the enormity his vision.
India’s election is over, and Narendra Modi just won a smashing victory. He wants to enable every home to run at least one light bulb by 2019.
Of the many issues confronting the boom in formation fracturing processes at natural gas and shale oil well heads, water use and reuse are among the most important. Todd Langford of GE Power & Water presented an overview of these challenges and current solutions.
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