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In Tanzania, like many African countries, the rapid spread of mobile phones has outpaced the slow creep of grid-connected electricity, where 85% of the population still lives off-grid and relies on
A new generation of microgrids is beginning to win funding from investors as a profitable way to bring power to the 620 million Africans who lack access to electricity.
Two weeks ago, when the King of Morocco ceremonially switched on the Noor I concentrated solar plant (CSP), he was hoping to turn his country into a renewable energy powerhouse over the next ten ye
By loading warehouse rooftops with with solar panels and selling electricity back to the grid, Prologis is a global model of profitability and sustainability.
Months of chaos, fear, and the smell of rotten eggs came to an end at Porter Ranch in Los Angeles on Thursday, once crews digging a relief well finally pierced the deep, underground casing of the d
One dream has eluded pollution-conscious governments and price-conscious auto makers: the perfect mass market diesel car.
Neste Oil, a Finnish oil refining and marketing company, officially dropped "oil" from its name, given its major emphasis on biofuels.
The US Navy's biofuel program has just launched a great success with the Great Green Fleet, which is fueled with a drop-in blend of biofuel from beef tallow and petroleum-based fuel.
Shell has sent out a video update as its revolutionary Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project winds up major construction in Samsung’s Geoje shipyard in South Korea.
Anyone worried that the low prices hobbling oil explorers may have clobbered renewables too — especially wind and solar — can relax.
Fracking "unconventionals" has rapidly accelerated US oil production, boosting output by more than 60 percent since 2010, but Mexico hasn’t "even scratched the surface on the u