GE has demonstrated technology aimed at addressing one of the biggest challenges with fracking: water pollution.
Startup Sun Catalytix is designing a flow battery for grid energy storage that uses custom materials derived from inexpensive commodity chemicals.
Sun Catalytix is making a new type of flow battery that could store hours’ worth of energy on the grid.
A five-year test of NASA's latest ion drive for future spacecraft has set a new world record for the longest single space engine test.
Leading green groups warn president against deal-making with Canadians on tar sands pipeline
What would happen if we could generate power from our windowpanes? In this moving talk, entrepreneur Justin Hall-Tipping shows the materials that could make that possible, and how questioning our notion of 'normal' can lead to extraordinary breakthro
Electric cars are still such a novelty that little is known about their owners and how they use the vehicles. But recent research is beginning to unlock some of the mysteries.
Currently, the ITC stands at 30% of the cost of purchase. Deutsche Bank assumes there will be a big new push into solar as the ITC expires. But if it's extended Deutsche Bank estimates a full 47 states will be able to reach grid p
The remarkable Ecuadorian proposal to leave about 900 million barrels of heavy crude in the ground in exchange for international contributions amounting to about half its value, was recently abandoned by President Rafael Correa.
This type of Stirling engine, known as the beta configuration, 3 features just one cylinder with a hot end and a cool end.
The Stirling engine is one of my favorites. It was invented in 1816 by Rev. Robert Stirling of Scotland.
Speeding up a natural weathering process could be a practical way to capture and store carbon dioxide from power plants.
A new study claims leaks of the greenhouse gas aren't as numerous as estimated, at least during one part of the process.
Every sector of our society is looking for “the next big thing,” that one change or discovery to move our nation forward.
Enjoy our special cartoon video on the 'birth' of the new Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E car which was first shown during the car unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
We're in trouble but there is a way out. It is still possible to keep a lid on climate change, preventing temperatures from rising by more than 2 °C, the limit beyond which it would be difficult to adapt. But only if we part with some serious cash.
Formula One race cars will take to the track this week in Singapore, where they'll reach blistering speeds above 200 mph, some of them with the aid of electric drive technology.
Fossil fuel industry not immune to the climate-driven disaster it helps create
The number of wells currently producing oil and natural gas in North Dakota reached a record high for July, the state resource officials said.
It looks like something you’d use to pick up the Moldova soccer league on your TV from a distant satellite.
President Obama’s nominee to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is coordinating his campaign with two lobbyists for energy companies and several other green-technology strategists, in an unprecedented effort to
Downtown Detroit was hit by a power outage at around 1 p.m. today.
Now, I've never really been a fan of strip clubs. The whole idea of walking into a place where you know the whole point is to get hustled never really made much sense to me. Not that I have a problem with strip clubs. After all, those girls have t
Physicists at North Carolina State say they've come up with a way to drastically improve solar cell efficiency.
What has two doors, four-wheel drive, and more torque than a Caterpillar Earthmover?
The world's largest solar-powered boat has docked on the banks of the Seine River, its final port of call after a three-month voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to study how the Gulf Stream and climate change could influence each other.
A revolutionary new solar energy technology that turns water into steam without boiling the entire container of water has become the basis for new devices to sanitize medical and dental instruments and human waste in developing countries.
Does the lead photo with this article look like a good place to put over 1700 new homes on a little over 600 acres? What if I told you it was working agricultural land in a remote location 45 miles north of San Diego and 61 miles south of San Bernar
Renewable energy advocates have long argued that subsidies for wind, solar and other forms of clean power would eventually drive down their costs and allow them to be competitive with conventional, dirty energy (itself often subsidized).