Homeowners on the hunt for sparkling solar panels are lured by ads filled with images of pristine landscapes and bright sunshine, and words about the technology's benefits for the environment — and the wallet.
Yoko Ono, Susan Sarandon and other celebrities recently toured a fracking site in Pennsylvania.
"Below the ground, the federal government owns the rights to mineral and energy leases, from which they receive royalties, rents, and bonus payment," writes the Institute for Energy Research, an industry group.
Keystone pipeline decision to languish until mid-June-US source The Obama administration's decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline will not be made until at least June, a U.S. official said, which would delay the project for months and frustrate bac
Hydrogen is often hailed as a promising environmentally-friendly fuel source, but it is also relatively expensive to produce.
Consumers have been spending more on gasoline than they have in nearly three decades.
Popular Mechanics editor-in-chief Jim Meigs and associate editor David Agrell helped select the inventors, universities, and manufacturers who will now compete in an international competition to build a clean, high-efficiency wood-burning stove.
Willow trees cultivated for green energy can yield up to five times more biofuel if they grow diagonally, compared with those that are allowed to grow naturally up towards the sky. This effect had been observed in the wild and in plantations around t
First it was figured the United States with production coming online from the Marcellus contained 10 years' worth of natural gas... then 50 years... Then 100... 200... Now industry professionals are throwing around terms like "effectively infin
Leave it to New Jersey to build a record-breaking electric vehicle powered by a giant kite.
The world’s first battery electric car ferry is under development in Norway. It’s capable of carrying 120 cars and 360 passengers, and it can fully recharge in just 10 minutes.
The giant turbines could help make offshore wind cheaper.
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a solid electrolyte to replace flammable ones used in lithium-ion batteries.
NASA has demonstrated a manufacturing breakthrough that will allow hybrid wing aircraft to be scaled up.
The automaker is using technology from SolarFuel to make renewable methane for natural-gas vehicles
Those in love know the sensation of walking on air.
When Federal Aviation Administration officials grounded Boeing's fleet of 787 Dreamliner commercial jets last week due to unexplained battery fires, one of President Obama's favorite green energy technologies got another black eye.
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Engineers have found a way to synthesise everyday vehicle fuel from air and water, in a revolutionary breakthrough.
Keep your gadgets powered even when you’re off the grid.
A Canadian consortium of renewable energy developers including Solexica Energy Corporation, JCM Capital and Radical Energy has signed a 20-year concession agreement with CONELEC, Ecuador’s National Electricity Board,
1.6 billion people in the world don't have access to electricity, says the founder of a company called "MPOWERD".
Not everyone believes the U.S. is capable of becoming energy independent thanks to its shale oil and gas reserves, as the International Energy Association suggested recently.
Chemical reaction, Oxygen meets hydrogen, for the reaction to occur the reaction must occur above the critical reaction temperature....
Belgium plans to build a horseshoe-shaped artificial island off its North Sea coast to store energy generated by its wind farms. The project will also double as attraction for sea birds (and possibly flocks of tourists).
Achates Power gets $5 million to build a multi-cylinder version of its diesel engine.
Kenya has become the hottest oil and gas venue in East Africa since big discoveries were made in the country’s virgin oilfields last April. All eyes are on Kenya in 2013 to see how quickly--and economically they can develop those discoveries into pro
Fibers spun from carbon nanotubes have the conductivity of copper and the strength of advanced composites.
he increasing shift from conventional to unconventional forms of oil and gas - tar sands, oil shale, and especially shale gas - heralds an unnerving acceleration of carbon emissions, rather than the deceleration promised by those who advocate shale a
Unlike ethanol, advanced biofuels synthesized from the sugars in plant cells walls could replace gasoline, diesel and jet fuels on a gallon-for-gallon basis and be dropped into today's engines and infrastructures with no modifications required. A