Understand how alternative energy and renewable resources are changing our world, from geothermal to nuclear.
Workers fled the leaking natural gas well hours before it caught fire, once again shedding light on the Gulf of Mexico's risky relationship with offshore drilling.
The greenhouse gases produced by power plants could be a source of electricity, according to new research.
BETTER WAYS TO MAKE AND USE ELECTRICITY
New study says it's not about the best light, but where solar and wind can do the most good.
These high-tech devices work in decidedly unexpected ways, often converting human energy into electricity.
President Obama has recently prioritized a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions despite ever-growing U.S. industry. The answer may be storing emissions in subterranean rock throughout the country.
If solar panels are out of your realm of possibility, you still have alternatives to coal and other fossil fuels.
Watch this wind energy CEO talk about the future of renewable energy and how small projects can be just as important as the big ones.
Renewable energy will surpass natural gas as the planet's No. 2 electricity source by 2016, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.
A new study finds that drinking water quality near Marcellus shale gas extraction sites could be compromised.
Video: After Superstorm Sandy left so many New Yorkers without power, New York City and phone provider AT&T partner to install 25 solar powered charging stations over the summer.
But environmental groups say oil is still coming ashore and more work needs to be done.
The Amish religion forbids lawsuits, locking families into deals that are often not in their favor.
The notion of humans as fuel may loom large in popular culture, but it just doesn't pan out. Not only would it not produce much energy, burning humans would actually use a lot of energy.
And that's just the savings for some common lighting applications.
The Mapdwell project at MIT combines Google Maps, solar power data and some smart algorithms to calculate the costs and benefits of installing solar panels.
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