Canadian Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in the midst of an official visit to China. His mission? To convince Beijing’s mandarins to buy Canada’s Alberta oil sands hydrocarbon production
But environmental concerns about the technology behind the boom - specifically hydraulic fracturing - receive near daily news coverage, with opponents saying that toxic additives in the water used for the fracturing have found their way into househol
What caused no end of trouble to BP and the Deepwater Horizon platform in the Gulf of Mexico during the spring of 2010 may become a huge boon for the Scottish economy. Dubbed by some a wonder fuel, "fire ice" an abundant energy source that's more
Thousands demonstrated in Tokyo on Saturday against nuclear power generation, 11 months after a massive earthquake and tsunami sparked reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Humbled by production challenges, the company plans to scale back production goals, it told investors Thursday.
Eric Giler points a remote control and three lamps instantly light up and a tablet computer starts charging. The funny thing is, the devices all sit several feet away from the black pad, which provides power, and aren't plugged in.
Companies need more consumer demand for electric vehicles to grow rapidly.
Bulgaria remains dependent on the Russian Federation for the majority of their oil and gas needs, and the new capitalists in Moscow do not hesitate to charge the highest prices possible.
Advances are opening solar to the 1.3 billion people who don't have access to grid electricity.
Semprius makes solar modules using tiny cells that need less cooling.
Installing a solar roof on your home could one day be as simple as mixing your yard clippings into a stew of inexpensive chemicals and painting the resulting mixture right onto your rooftop
Maricopa County, Arizona is set to play host to a 125 MW photovoltaic solar power plant, according to an announcement on Tuesday from Fluor Corporation.
A small quantity of radioactive gas leaked inside one of the buildings at San Onofre nuclear power plant north of San Diego, according to a spokesman for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
In one of the rare times that I have risked brain damage by watching television news, I recently watched a chirpy segment on the local Fox affiliate about a high school in Buckeye, Ariz. that has installed acres of solar panels to generate its own el
Nearly two years after the worst accidental offshore oil spill in the history of the energy industry, some of the biggest companies in the world are busy pointing their legal fingers at one another in court over who has to pay what
What impacts your freedom and prosperity more? Nation's like India and Iran abandoning the dollar in global oil trading? Or the realtiy show we call the State of the Union address? So which does the mainstream media cover as though it were importa
For me, I have found the best place to pick up batteries is at one of these “dollar” stores. Sure the batteries are cheaper, but are they any good? Who knows. Let’s find out.
Geothermal energy developers plan to pump 24 million gallons of water into the side of a dormant volcano in central Oregon this summer to demonstrate technology they hope will give a boost to a green energy sector that has yet to live up to its promi
The Navy is hoping to one day run a huge chunk of its fleet on biofuels. So the Navy’s advanced researchers are turning to a tiny robotic helicopter to help them figure out which crop they might be able to convert into their fuel of the future.
President Barack Obama’s decision yesterday to reject a permit for TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline may prompt Canada to turn to China for oil exports. Prime Minister Stephen Harper, in a telephone call yesterday, told Obama “Canada wi
Until now, there hasn’t been an all-electric car fit for road-tripping. But Tesla’s Model S, due out late in 2012, is made for extended drives. Its battery goes up to 300 miles on a charge.
Well shutdowns prompted by fracking-induced seismicity may inspire technology tweaks.
At TEDxYYC Kirk Sorensen shows us the liquid fuel thorium reactor -- a way to produce energy that is safer, cleaner and more efficient than current nuclear power.
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Joule Unlimited will build a production plant for turning sunlight and CO2 into liquid fuels.
Ever since the end of World War Two, the U.S. has come to regard Saudi Arabia as almost its exclusive oil producing enclave. In February 1945, after the Yalta Conference with Soviet General Secretary
However, new technology can reduce friction by anything from 10% to 80% in various components of a car, according to a joint study by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) in USA. It should thus be possible to
These days, with a crisis atmosphere growing in the Persian Gulf, a little history lesson about the U.S. and Iran might be just what the doctor ordered. Here, then, are a few high- (or low-) lights from their relationship over the last half-century-p
Administration expected to make it official at an afternoon press conference.