NIF "was conceived, designed, built and funded to conduct experiments that help replicate the conditions found inside nuclear weapons" and that fusion energy, though important, "has never been its primary purpose."
Despite gas industry claims that the natural gas extraction "revolution" will create energy security and affordable fuel for US consumers, fracking will in fact benefit those in the US very little
The PowerPot® is an innovative power generator crowd funded on kickstarter.com that produces electricity using state-of-the-art thermoelectric technology, in other words—it takes heat and water and turns it into electricity, and with no moving parts.
Four African girls have created a generator that produces electricity for six hours using a single liter of urine as fuel.
The trail of devastation left by Hurricane Sandy has been long and trying for those still overcoming setbacks.
Emperor Oil CEO Andrew McCarthy reveals: • Why investors are hitting up high-risk regions • Why Africa is more opportunity than risk • How political risk is no longer limited to developing countries • Why Shale WILL live up to the hype • Why con
The United States will overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world's top oil producer by 2017, the West's energy agency said on Monday, predicting Washington will come very close to achieving a previously unthinkable energy self-sufficiency.
A Kior plant in Mississippi will start shipping fuel made from wood chips as planned as it chases large-scale production.
So, you are sitting in your climate controlled home, with lights, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, heaters, fans, TVs, computers, home theater systems, running water, sanitary systems and all the other things that go along with modern life.
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
Man who thought he had the inside scoop got in a Brooklyn gas line six hours ahead of a phantom 8 p.m. delivery, but it did not come. So, he waited and waited and waited some more.
As New York City faces gas rationing, shortages, and lines in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, we can't stop thinking of the oil crisis of 1973-1974.
While China's leadership transition captured the world's attention, it was away from that spotlight that the Chinese state revealed a crucial bit of information that says a lot about what motivates its foreign policy.
It will likely take a decade, but improvements to lithium-ion batteries could lead to much cheaper EVs.
Researchers at Rice University and Lockheed Martin may have developed a low-cost method of creating longer-lasting, high-capacity lithium-ion batteries.
With a second term now in hand, President Obama no longer can delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline and must either side with environmentalists within his party or greenlight a major step toward North American energy independence.
Actually it's pretty easy.
Local power generation with microgrids showed the benefits of reliability during Hurricane Sandy.
Jim Pitts has an invention he wants to share - Charles Goyette on current market conditions - wrap up of the elections...
Sweden is breaking records — in waste. Sweden's program of generating energy from garbage is wildly successful, but recently its success has also generated a surprising issue: There is simply not enough trash.
Amonix solar panels break through the 33-percent efficiency barrier
History, they say, is written by the victors, but that's cold comfort to the men and women x-ed out by the editor's pen.
The plant would have been one of the industry’s first commercial-scale facilities.
The apocalypse edition: Featuring a tiny hand-turbine that's good in a pinch, a jacket for firestorms or nuclear winter, and a stove that can burn almost any fuel.
Ontario, Canada has carved out a niche for itself as a hub of green technology.
At least in New York, ther are reports from Con Ed that people could be without power for a week.
The village of Tanjung Batu Laut seems to grow out of a mangrove swamp on an island off the coast of Malaysian Borneo.
U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer.
Chengdu Tianfu District Great City is supposed to be a prototype that can be replicated elsewhere throughout China.
After GE and Siemens, a third major industrial powerhouse has warned the solar energy market is floundering.