The Nissan Leaf is a modern engineering marvel.
Before the average electric car can travel 500 highway miles on a single charge, we’ll need better batteries than the lithium-ion packs used today. Last week, when Toyota told the press that it was working on a magnesium-based electric-car battery
We are slowly becoming owned by foreigners. We are slowly being transformed into paupers in the land our forefathers conquered.
In any other administration, Obama’s energy policies would be dominating the political debate. It is only because the administration has pursued so many disastrous policies–government medicine, bailouts, faux stimulus, unheard-of deficits–that energy
When bipartisanship breaks out in Washington DC, check to make sure your wallet is still in your pocket. Every time you fill up your car this winter you are participating in the biggest taxpayer swindle in history.
The escalation in the price of oil is predicted by the legendary oil man T. Boone Pickens, known for his financial acuity as well as his oil expertise, and John Hofmeister, who retired as president of Shell Oil Company, to sound the alarm...
Uranium, the feedstock for nuclear reactors, is finally making its move...
"Let me get this straight. You paid $200 per acre for the land... and then sold it for $10,000 per acre?"
Owning an old, beat-up, decrepit oil field is lucrative. Fortunately, you don't have to be an oilman or industry insider to do it.
Oil rose on Wednesday after production shutdowns, falling U.S. inventories and growing demand sent Brent crude toward $100 a barrel for the first time since 2008.
Oil prices surge as panel says gov't must do more to prevent for offshore drilling disasters
The company chose CES, not next week’s Detroit Auto Show, to pull the cloth off its first all-electric offering
I took a ride in the automated, wirelessly communicating EV-V in a Las Vegas parking lot
A unique shape made possible by composites helps cut fuel consumption while allowing faster speeds.
A power tool using the lithium-ion ultracapacitor would run for only a 15th as long as it would on a battery but would recharge in just a minute.
The last time the planet was producing this much oil, the price of oil was at an all time high of $147... (You could make the argument that the price was due to hedge fund speculation driving it higher.)
The shutdown of one of the United States' key oil arteries, which carries about 12 percent of the country's production, is the latest setback for the aging, 33-year old pipeline, which handles less than a third of the oil it did at its peak in the 19
• Each LED light bulb saves approximately $30 annually in energy costs and eliminates the equivalent CO2 as half a barrel of oil; • Each 1,000 square foot store on average would save nearly $600 annually and eliminate the equivalent CO2 as 10 barr
BBC's James May test drives the GM Hy-Wire concept car. The car uses hydrogen fuel cell propulsion and drive "by-wire" technology. Just think were the government not to exist, this wouldn't be HI-Tech it would be in a museum.
Using polymers, the total amount of uranium recovered from three collection boxes containing 350 kg of fabric was over 1 kg of yellowcake after 240 days of submersion in the ocean. So 65 million tons of seaweed might get 195,000 tons/year of uraniu
The price of energy-saving light bulbs will triple as the final supplies of traditional bulbs dry up, industry experts have warned.
Russia and China have launched a 3,600-kilometer pipeline to export the oil of the biggest producer in the world to the biggest consumer of the product.
"You'll be saying, 'Last year, I filled up my tank for $40. This year it's costing $60,' " Beemer said. "You really notice that $20. Gas prices are really going to have an impact."
Brazil's state oil company is planning to do away with offshore oil drilling platforms and replace them with automated "underwater cities" that extract oil.
One confidential diplomatic cable sent from the Beijing Embassy to Washington in February suggests China is doing big things at the small scale. For one, China is aggressively expanding its nuclear energy resources, with plans to open at least 70 nuc
So your friendly neighborhood fuel gang has been breaking its output limit by 1.934 million barrels — everyday, all year long. With crude at its highest price in two years, overproduction allows OPEC members to boost profits without formally changin
Over the next year we are likely to be buried in a deluge of excuses, half-truths, and lies, all meant to divert attention away from the word “inflation” as the masses begin to question just what the hell is going on.
So the argument is that although hydro fracking has given us a dramatic increase in natural gas reserves and helped to drive the price down over the last couple years, it is also facing some environmental pushback and it uses a lot of water and folks
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The former president of Shell Oil, John Hofmeister, says Americans could be paying $5 for a gallon of gasoline by 2012.