Overall in the poll, 71 percent said rising prices will cause some hardship for them and their family, including 41 percent who called it a "serious" hardship. Just 29 percent said rising prices are not causing a negative impact on their finances.
OPEC will meet in Vienna next month with Iran’s Ahmadinejad acting Chair We will be okay as long as we have a friend in charge of setting OPEC oil prices, right?Since that won’t be the case, however, what can we expect in terms of production and
...hopes to take the car to market by 2013 but gave no projected cost, said its four-seater "SIM-LEI" had motors inside each wheel and a super-light frame, allowing for 333 kilometres (207 miles) of motoring on one charge in a test.
I believe the FED has a decision to make now about housing. Either they start to buy MBS again, attempting to force mortgage rates down to new all time low levels–or–they simply let housing “go.”
Democratic leaders in the Senate have sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission requesting a probe into gas price fixing.
While solar thermal electricity systems aren't a new idea, they typically involve vast arrays of movable mirrors that track the sun and focus its rays on a small area. The new approach uses flat, stationary panels similar to traditional solar panels
Powerenz, Inc. designs and assembles portable solar power systems for applications ranging from military to adventure to environmental consciousness.
A 30-megawatt plant will be one of the largest to use the technology.
Japan's prime minister announced yesterday that further expansions of nuclear energy in the nation is now officially off the table, namely due to the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, which was crippled in March by a massive tsun
In 2006 the Democrats and the media screamed bloody murder over the high price of gas. When Barack Obama was inaugurated, the average gas price was $1.87 a gallon. Now that the price has more than doubled
The promise for this new class of grid assets is immense, though so is the number of challenges that must be addressed in bringing them to market. Skeptics will ask many relevant questions. Can these devices be designed and manufactured to be cost-co
The Dakar Rally is among the most grueling events in all of motorsports, a 14-day sprint through the deserts and mountains of Argentina and Chile. It is a monumental challenge for any vehicle, and Alister McRae and Tim Coronel want to do it in an EV.
"The industry was arguably on life support before Fukushima. When the history of the nuclear industry is written, Fukushima is likely to begin its final chapter," said Mycle Schneider, lead author of the new report, The World Nuclear Industry Statu
But the underlying financial system has been patched up with duct tape and baling wire, and the thorniest issues, namely, undercapitalized banks and global imbalances (both China-US and within the Eurozone) remain unaddressed.
New energy-storage technology could surpass today's batteries in capacity and durability.
Iranian PressTV reports that Israeli jet fighters have reportedly conducted drills at a military base in Iraq in order to strike targets inside Iran. While the Pentagon has so far denied this development which could easily send oil to $200...
Time for comic relief.
The latest survey from AAA shows 7 U.S states with gas prices over $4 a gallon, and many very close to breaching that barrier.
TenKsolar says it can increase the amount of solar power generated on rooftops by 25 to 50 percent, and reduce the overall cost of solar power by changing the way solar cells are wired together and adding inexpensive reflectors to gather more light.
A publicly funded company plans to go public, and BMW releases an electric car.
Exxon Mobil Corp's quarterly profit rose a better-than-expected 69 percent as the world's largest publicly traded oil company benefited from higher crude prices and better margins for its refineries.
With the tripling of the money supply, cold mathematics would imply that eventually prices will likewise triple — once the new money has made it out into the economy. Thus, $3.50 gas becomes $10.50 gas.
An MIT study argues that keeping it in temporary storage for decades, rather than permanently burying it, has many benefits.
PETRO, or Plants Engineered to Replace Oil, looks to breed or genetically modify plants that boost energy-per-acre by boosting their abilities to capture and convert solar energy.
They’re all perfectly capable of transforming electrons into motive power. And some, like Chip Yates’ 190.6-mph beast, are blindingly quick. But in their pursuit of powertrain innovation, the people building these machines have overlooked...
Turns out that free-market evangelist—and former House speaker—Newt Gingrich is also a paid booster of the heavily government-subsidized ethanol industry. How does taking $300,000 a year to promote an industry that gets billions...
new analysis of wind energy supplied to the UK National Grid in recent years has shown that wind farms produce significantly less electricity than had been thought, and that they cause more problems for the Grid than had been believed.
Weakness in the US dollar, which is causing everything to go up—including gas prices, food and stocks—is unlikely to go away soon as a selling frenzy hits the currency market.
For those of you interested in the reality side of things, here's the scoop: The price of oil is going to go way up, and way down, and way up again, and way down again until everyone is too broke to ask for any, and companies are too ruined to...
Rogers said the treasury market will collapse when QE2 ends on June 30. Soon enough Rogers says the Fed will return with QE3.