The $2.4 billion program designed to jump-start the battery industry has met with horrible market conditions.
Bloomberg's Mark Drajem and Jim Efstathiou Jr. report the EPA has found evidence fracking for natural gas contaminated groundwater in Pennsylvania.
On June the 30th 2009 oil mysteriously jumped by more than $1.50 a barrel during the night, to reach its highest price in eight months. The amazing, true cause of this price spike has now been released by a Financial Services Authority investigation
Ordinarily, electronics are made with silicon semiconductors that are rigid, opaque, and about half a millimeter thick. Thanks to research being carried out at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, however, that may be about to change.
Call it “The little engine that curd.” Students at Utah State University have broken a land speed record in a car fueled by the waste that remains from cheese making.
DETAILED information about electricity customers' power usage, which gives insights into when a house is occupied, is being shared with third parties including mail houses, debt collectors, data processing analysts and government agencies.
Germany has gone further down the 'renewables' path than any country in the world, and now it's paying the price,
Solar power is one of the most reliable forms of alternative energy. That is why it is at the top of most Prepper’s equipment purchase lists.
Braving comparisons to the bankrupted Solyndra, SoloPower is going forward with the production of thin-film solar panels.
This time next year, British fighter pilot Andy Green will strap himself into a rocket-powered car for test runs in a bid to accelerate to 1,000 miles per hour (1,600 kilometres per hour) and smash his own land speed record.
The maker of an industrial control system designed to be used with so-called smart grid networks disclosed to customers last week that hackers had breached its network and accessed project files related to a control system used in portions of the ele
An inside look at the DeltaWing, the boldest--and most polarizing--racecar design in decades
A magnetic rail gun made of all neodymium magnets.
Improved chargers cut down on wait times, but they're expensive, among other drawbacks.
Germany has gone further down the 'renewables' path than any country in the world, and now it's paying the price
Tried-and-true techniques could help optimize oilseed yield for biodiesel production, according to studies conducted by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists.
A test of driving range by Nissan Leaf owners seeks to find out if the electric car's battery capacity is being negatively affected by hot temperatures.
No heat, no smoke, no noise
Approximately 90 percent of the world’s electricity is generated by heat energy.
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Oil has been getting hit hard lately thanks to rumors, Saudis talking about pumping more, OPEC, saying there's plenty, and now this.
Irresistible Force Paradox
The release of the inflation numbers in the US led some economists to claim that consumer prices are under control. Benign inflation is also one of the things that allowed Ben Bernanke to unleash QE3. The problem is that for me and most other America
Startup Semprius will soon open a plant to produce is concentrated solar modules.
Texas may call out the National Guard in the hunt for a seven-inch radioactive rod used in drilling natural-gas wells, lost this week by Halliburton Co. (HAL) somewhere in a 130-mile swath of the state’s western oil fields.
"I was quite skeptical too when I first heard about Rossi and the E-Cat, but over time I have climbed off the fence and stepped firmly on to the believer’s side, and here are some of the reasons why."
Gazprom has Europe’s natural gas market in a stranglehold and Europe is attempting to fight back, first with a raid last year on the Russian giant’s offices and then with a probe launched earlier this week against its allegedly illicit efforts to con
Record droughts, a melting Arctic and changing worldwide weather patterns - are these the early signs of an environment on the verge of collapse? To look at these issues and more we had a chance to speak with the well known environmentalist Bill McKi
Startup Aquion prepares to ramp up production of products for storing power in remote microgrids.
Call it "fuel without fossils": Jonathan Trent is working on a plan to grow new biofuel by farming micro-algae in floating offshore pods that eat wastewater from cities.