Tue, Oct 11, 2011 8:49 AM
Video: These reactors could provide carbon-free energy, but the slow process of approving better, safer reactors — not to mention anxiety over meltdowns and waste — threaten to derail projects before they can be built.
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 9:27 AM
Video: Top executives from a now-bankrupt solar energy company that was given $500 million in taxpayer loans by the Obama administration are set to appear at a congressional hearing.
BETTER WAYS TO MAKE AND USE ELECTRICITY
Mon, Sep 19, 2011 11:32 PM by by Bill Savadove
While China has 70 percent of the global solar market, the downward spiral of prices that have bankrupt U.S. firms are spilling over to their Chinese competitors.
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 6:54 AM by Bryan Nelson
The South Pacific islands of Tokelau have committed to getting 100 percent of their power from solar energy and coconut oil.
Thu, Sep 08, 2011 3:04 PM by Layla Bellows
Creative ways to get the sun’s power into your home.
Tue, Sep 06, 2011 3:01 PM
Learn how carbon credits are designed to mitigate emissions. Not everyone is convinced they will work.
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 12:02 PM by Science Nation
Video: When we use water, much of it must undergo energy-intensive cleaning at a treatment plant before flowing back to the environment. Microbial fuel cells may make this process cleaner by harnessing the power of bacteria.
Sun, Aug 21, 2011 12:20 AM by Bryan Nelson
Lipids derived from gator fat meet nearly all the official standards for high-quality biodiesel.
Thu, Aug 04, 2011 7:09 AM by Susan Thomas and Melanie Burton
Copper's ability to conduct electricity better than other materials makes it ideal for high-tech energy solutions, and demand for the metal is rising.
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 12:55 PM
Carbon storage has been touted as a way to help fight climate change but there are several concerns about this emerging technology.
Thu, Jul 14, 2011 9:46 AM
Video: The upcoming ban on traditional incandescent bulbs is firing up the spirits of some Texans, who are supporting a state law that would allow them to continue using their bulbs of choice.
Wed, Jul 13, 2011 12:22 PM
The Atlanta-based company has set several goals in its quest to reduce its carbon footprint.
Wed, Jul 06, 2011 2:36 PM
Video: Future360 travels to Austin, TX, to unearth a radical new energy storage technology. Xtreme Power's patented power cell promises to be a game changer in how renewable energy is integrated into the grid.
Wed, Jul 06, 2011 11:11 AM by John Platt
Investors bilked out of $54 million chasing the promise of a green utopia.
Thu, Jun 30, 2011 12:25 PM by Roni Robbins
Filling America's future energy needs is a tall order but switchgrass seems to be up for the challenge.