Understand how alternative energy and renewable resources are changing our world, from geothermal to nuclear.
Despite their downsized nature, mini-fridges still consume a lot of juice. To save energy, a newly opened LEED residence hall at Bridgewater State University outlaws them altogether.
Whether they're towering over vibrant Dutch flower fields or Californian slopes, windmills are one of mankind's most picturesque energy-producing machines.
BETTER WAYS TO MAKE AND USE ELECTRICITY
This stove offers a new approach to solar-powered cooking — and a healthy upgrade from traditional wood or charcoal fires — because it uses a heated tube to prepare the food.
Need climate change data defined in simpler terms? It doesn't get any easier to understand than this.
Scientists aren't any closer to nuclear fusion power plants, but they are getting closer to controlling the fusion explosions that generate power.
More and more solar is not necessarily a good thing for a solar industry trying to find its footing.
Japanese homeowners are investing en masse in solar systems and hydrogen fuel cells in an act that the Wall Street Journal describes as a 'post-tsunami revolt against conventional electric utilities.'
Offshore wind has great potential, but the marine environment presents challenges. A new kind of turbine aims to overcome those obstacles.
A new study claims leaks of the greenhouse gas aren't as numerous as estimated, at least during one part of the process.
Wind power critics argue that turbines kill birds. So why is the U.K.'s largest bird charity planning a turbine?
Solar panels are getting cheaper all the time, but the industry is also chipping away at some other, more surprising, costs.
Your next camping trip should include this camp stove, which is capable of efficiently burning biomass materials like pine needles, small twigs and wood chips.
Wind entrepreneur Dale Vince used to live on a bus. Now he's one of Britain's richest men, and he has big plans to transform his country.
In today's round of fact or fiction, we take a look at solar panels.
Dye-sensitized solar cells already have many potential advantages over silicon. Now they may heal themselves, too.
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