So last month, Congress voted $50 million for the Energy Department to explore a new kind of reprocessing, one that would reuse a much larger fraction of the nuclear waste.
Honda Motor Co. said it plans to start mass-producing solar cells in 2007, eyeing growing demand for environmentally friendly energy sources.
Iran on Sunday offered the United States a share in building a new nuclear power plant in an apparent effort to curb U.S. opposition to its atomic program.
An advisory panel appointed by California's governor urged the state to impose a new tax on gasoline, diesel fuel and other petroleum products to fund efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Iran's defiant vows to enrich uranium seem to mock a Western offer of renewed talks on Tehran's nuclear program and may leave no recourse but U.N. Security Council action.
Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) called for the Attorney General to investigate whether top oil executives made false statements during a recent Senate hearing when they said they did not meet with Vice President Cheney about energy policy.
Venezuela's state-owned Citgo said it had agreed with a US non-profit group to supply cheap heating fuel to Boston's poor, as part of President Hugo Chavez' anti-poverty plan for the Americas.
Lawyers for Enron's former chairman Ken Lay and CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who are set for trial in January, face an unusual challenge: About 90 former Enron executives are labeled "unindicted co-conspirators."
Nuclear power is once again a serious option to supply a large part of Britain's energy because "the facts have changed over the last couple of years", Tony Blair told MPs this morning. Blair said he would do what he believed was right
The world's top energy producers, under pressure to meet global demand, called instead on leading consumer states, mainly in Europe, to cut taxes on oil to alleviate hikes in prices.
Former Department of Defense adviser Richard Perle, the immensely influential godfather of the neo-conservative movement, launched a public broadside against the alleged corruption of the Saudi Arabian government calling on the US to cease its friend
The per barrel price of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) oil has dropped below $50 for the first time since early June.
Executives from big oil companies met with Vice President Cheney's energy task force in 2001 -- something long suspected by environmentalists but denied as recently as last week by industry officials testifying before Congress.
Leading oil company executives long have denied taking part in a secretive energy task force run in 2001 by Vice President Dick Cheney, but White House records obtained refuted that.
A White House document shows that executives from big oil companies met with Vice President Cheney's energy task force in 2001 -- something long suspected by environmentalists but denied as recently as last week by industry officials testifying b
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) accepted a deal with Enron Corp. worth $1.5 billion to settle allegations that the fallen energy giant manipulated electricity supplies during the 2000-01 Western power crisis.
China’s oil infrastructure and distribution
Generating electricity using the heat of ancient rocks buried deep below the red sands of the Australian outback? "This is the best spot in the world, a geological freak, it's really quite serendipitous, the way temperature, tectonics, insul
WHAT WOULD you call a return of $850,000 on an investment of just $20? A windfall? A rip-off? If such a killing were made by someone who was already a multimillionaire, would you be outraged? Would you insist that his bonanza be slapped with a stiff
Like you, I was embarrassed by those senators holding the hearing on oil-company prices and profits the other day. Those senators made such fools of themselves for one reason only — to impress you and me. Of course, we saw through their stunt.
The U.S. Energy Secretary would gain authority to temporarily ban exports of American-produced gasoline, heating oil and other refined petroleum products during a supply emergency, under legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate.
Buried in the the Wall Street Journal, Steven D. Jones reveals: "Oil companies operating in the U.S. typically pay taxes at or above the 35% rate on corporate profits. But for about one in four big oil companies, tax rates have fallen recently,
There are 63 wind turbines on 3,500 acres of corn and soybean fields that Cradduck and eight other neighboring farmers lease to a company that built and manages the 2-year-old $70 million project.
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Traditional propeller-driven turbines are able to convert 25 - 40% of wind power into transmittable energy. TMA's design is 45% efficient, creating up to 80% more power from the same wind.
Refineries, already fleeing the country for lower regulations, have Bush thinking of requiring them to maintain a gasoline reserve so shortages won't raise prices as sharply. Economics not his strong suit.
Plastic (or polymer) solar cell produced at a mere 10 percent to 20 percent of the current cost of traditional cells.
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But the measure passed only after what was supposed to be a five-minute vote was extended by 40 minutes, to grant former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, and other GOP leaders time to persuade enough reluctant Northeast Republicans to support the leg
Gasoline prices will continue to rise as a consequence of our wars, our mishandled currency and our lawyers.