May 23, 2014, 9 a.m. by Josh Lew
El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands, is becoming energy self-sufficient by relying solely on wind turbines and hydroelectricity.
February 6, 2014, 10:33 a.m. by Shea Gunther
Impact Energies sells and leases solar panel systems to people making less than $6 a day in Ghana. The company was recently acquired by Persistent Energy Partners.
June 15, 2013, 1:03 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Renzo Piano, the architect behind Europe's tallest skyscraper, has long been preoccupied with minimalist living. Now, he's completed his first micro-home, a 'technically perfect and aesthetically attractive refuge' named Diogene.
May 8, 2013, 4:14 p.m. by John Platt
A well-known Chinese solar power company has filed for bankruptcy, but this may actually be a sign of health for the industry.
February 1, 2013, 12:04 p.m. by John Platt
If fracking techniques pollute water supplies, what will happen to beer production?
January 16, 2013, 10:16 a.m. by John Platt
His office confirms that he will leave his job this March to spend more time with his family.
August 3, 2012, 12:06 p.m. by John Platt
Even with rich deposits, Israel currently faces natural gas shortages after pipeline sabotage.
June 29, 2011, 1:54 p.m. by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
The 57,000-acre San Andres Refuge, which works to restore desert bighorn sheep, launched its quest for energy independence in 2005 and has implemented several significant energy-saving practices since.