Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell below $33 a barrel in New York as the strengthening dollar reduced the appeal of commodity investments at a time when demand is declining and stockpiles are rising.
Konarka, a solar-cell startup based in Lowell, MA, has opened a commercial-scale factory, with the capacity to produce enough organic solar cells every year to generate one gigawatt of electricity, the equivalent of a large nuclear reactor.
Dense films of carbon nanotubes store large amounts of energy.
The global economic crisis has cost Arab countries $2,500bn (£1,690bn) in the last four months alone, according to Kuwait's foreign minister.
Too many TV manufacturers have been able to meet the goals of the government's voluntary energy star program, so they've got to raise expectations. Why doesn't it work this way with autos?
CNBC's team at the Detroit Auto Show shot some video of the car, described by the manufacturer as a "mid-size five passenger crossover vehicle" with a range of about 250 miles on a single charge.
High power line workers are conveyed to high tension lines via helicopter. (Helllll No!)
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil hovered below $43 on Thursday after tumbling 12 percent overnight, its largest percentage drop in seven years, as a U.S. government report showed crude stocks rose much more than expected in the world's top energy consum
The flight was the first by a US carrier to use an alternative fuel source, and the first in the world to use a twin-engine commercial aircraft (rather than a four-engine plane) to test a biofuel blend.
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered and demonstrated a new method for overcoming two major hurdles facing solar energy.
Russia sharply cut gas flows to Europe via Ukraine on Tuesday in a dramatic worsening of a pricing dispute with Kiev that threatened to disrupt supplies as far west as Italy and Germany. Russian export monopoly Gazprom said it supplied some 65 millio
Almost 4 Decades ago the Oil Co. found the Largest oil fields in the world in our own back yard. Estimated to be over 200 years worth of oil and Natural gas was capped and left out of production. Russa has had simler finds at 47,000 feet.Read Letter
According to The Nikkei, Toyota is working on an electric vehicle that will get some of its power from solar cells equipped on the vehicle, and that can be recharged with electricity generated from solar panels on the roofs of homes.
While it has seemed an impossible goal for nearly 100 years, scientists now believe that they are on brink of cracking one of the biggest problems in physics by harnessing the power of nuclear fusion, the reaction that burns at the heart of the sun.
Liposuctioning unwanted blubber out of pampered Los Angelenos may not seem like a dream job, but it has its perks. Free fuel is one of them. Beverly Hills doctor turned the fat he removed from patients into biodiesel that fueled his SUV
Of cities surveyed, the nation's lowest price was $1.37 in Cheyenne, Wyo. The highest price was $2.41 in Anchorage, Alaska.
The price of New York oil sank under 34 dollars per barrel on Friday for the first time for more than four and a half years, as weak global demand overshadowed a record OPEC output cut, traders said.
"One of my goals was to persuade as many people as possible that renewable energy is ecological, economical and reliable," Palmer told reporters.
Prices have tumbled 75 percent from a record $147.27 on July 11. Yesterday, January futures plunged $3.84, or 9.6 percent, to the lowest settlement since June 29, 2004. They touched $35.98 in intraday trading.
First Solar (FSLR) has made it to grid parity, according to at least one analyst. A 12.6-megawatt system installed by First Solar for Sempra Generation showed that the system can produce electricity at below the price of conventional power in the
Oil prices tumbled below $40 for the first time since the summer of 2004 Wednesday despite an announcement from OPEC of a record production cut of 2.2 million barrels a day. (If no one is buying...you cut production)
OPEC oil ministers agreed their deepest output cut ever on Wednesday, cutting 2.2 million barrels per day from oil markets in a race to balance supply with rapidly crumbling demand for fuel.
Crude oil prices dropped sharply Friday to $43.11 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange after an automotive bailout bill failed in Washington.
The price of oil has dipped to levels that could be far too low for many advanced-biofuel startups to succeed, especially those that attracted investment this summer, while oil was well above $100 a barrel. (Ya Think?)
Oil prices hit four-year lows Friday. The continuing decline in prices is so dramatic and so sudden that it is raising the prospect that gas prices could soon fall below $1 a gallon. [Will you be able to afford it?]
Mini E designer Patrick Fuller demonstrates the car that engineers say can travel 150 miles before its battery needs to be recharged. BMW is setting up a pilot project in the US which will be extended to Europe.
The first skyscraper to integrate large-scale wind turbines suspends three 1,200-megawatt units between its matching 787-foot office towers.
The builder says his goal was a noiseless plane that would fly as smoothly as a magic carpet.
The theoretical study shows that the effect could as much as triple the amount of electricity available, gram for gram, from piezoelectric materials.
Research carried out at MIT's Alcator C-Mod fusion reactor may have brought the promise of fusion as a future power source a bit closer to reality