We're on the verge of a new energy revolution. Except it's the exact opposite of the one the "experts" at places like BP, the International Energy Agency and - ahem - the Guardian are predicting.
Austin, Indianapolis, Miami, Orlando, and Philadelphia are the five winners of the Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant program. Each city will receive a tailored readiness workshop to help them develop a roadmap for applying smart technolo
Tesla just activated its battery gigafactory, and China is moving to hoard the world's cobalt supplies at the same time that Trump promises a military build-up that can only happen with the precious metal. This all means supply panic for everything
China's installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled last year, turning the country into the world's biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Saturday.
In yet another indication that the clean energy revolution is well underway, a new report finds that solar and wind jobs are growing 12 times as fast as rest of the U.S. economy. These jobs have grown by about 20 percent annually in recent years.
China carrying forward with large scale development of nuclear energy from US research that has been underdeveloped
Most batteries are composed of two solid, electrochemically active layers called electrodes, separated by a polymer membrane infused with a liquid or gel electrolyte.
In one of my periodic attempts to create themes for these columns, I developed a "fiscal fights with friends" category.
Tokamak Energy plans net electricity production fusion by 2025 and commercial grid production by 2030
Three massive battery storage plants--built by Tesla, AES Corp., and Altagas Ltd.--are all officially going live in southern California at about the same time.
The Irish Parliament recently voted to completely divest from fossil fuels.
This variation is more efficient than standard wind turbines because it's modeled after the figure-eight movement of a hummingbird's wings.
Terrestrial Energy notifies nuclear regulator of planned 2019 molten salt reactor licensing application
As unconventional wind turbines go, the flapping machine introduced by Tunisian company Tyer Wind is on the far edge of quirky.
1.2 billion people currently do not have electricity. It costs $800-2000 per person to connect people to a grid many poor countries do not the means or capacity to create a universal national grid.
A new U.S. Energy and Employment Report is providing yet another indication that our energy paradigm is rapidly shifting away from fossil fuels. The most promise for jobs lies in clean energy, with solar jobs in particular rising at a tremendous rate
Rick Perry is President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Energy, a government agency that seemingly annoyed Perry so much that, in 2011, he boasted that he would abolish it, if elected president.
Innovative, worldwide houses generate enough energy to power the entire house and electric cars.
Renewable energy can now be generated through the act of walking or running, thanks to innovative technology.
When It Was Still Affordable? In the logic of the market, it makes no sense to sacrifice trillions of dollars in current energy and income to build something we don't yet need.
Libya has been experiencing one of its worst blackouts, with protesters burning tires and shutting down telecommunications towers frustrated with the sustained power cuts.
Although there is as yet no clear path to a practical steady-state fusion system, stellarator research greatly improves the chances for success.
Here is the information from the January 4, 2017 Gigafactory investor handout
Approximately 600,000 passengers are now transported via wind power in the Netherlands.
The start of Tesla Gigafactory battery mass production is a huge milestone in Tesla's quest to electrify transportation, and it brings to America a manufacturing industry--battery cells--that's long been dominated by China, Japan, and South Kor
Elon Musk says Trump will support both renewables and fossil fuels and FAA clears Spacex to launch
Concurrent with yesterday's announcement that battery cell production is now underway at the Gigafactory, Tesla released this brief video that shows the 2170 battery cells running down the production line.
Global average solar cost may fall below coal within 10 years
Costa Rica powered by renewable energy for over 250 days in 2016 … Costa Rica completes 2016 without having to burn a single fossil fuel for more than 250 days. 98.2% of Costa Rica's electricity came from renewable sources in 2016. The state-run
Technologies are maturing and converging to make small, affordable airplanes feasible says Brian German, an aerospace researcher at Georgia Tech.